A&P D700?

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  1. xenon supra

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    So, I recently purchased a new macbook, but had a little accident today on my bike and it got dented up pretty bad.

    I talked to apple and asked if I could return it still and they said yes for a 10% restocking fee ($130). Considering the repair would cost 500-600 I'm going to return it and maybe buy another macbook.

    I'm also considering taking that $1300 and upgrading my D300 to a D700.

    I could spend it on glass, but my current lens lineup is pretty nice.

    Nikon 12-24 f/4 (would require eventual upgrade to 14-24)
    Nikon 28-70 f/2.8 (no real need to upgrade to 24-70)
    Nikon 80-200 f/2.8 AFS (don't really need 70-200 VR)
    Nikon 50 f/1.4

    I think I would benefit more from the high ISO performance and high resolution of the d700 as opposed to upgrading my 28-70 to the 24-70, where I will hardly notice a difference.

    Thoughts? Comments?
     
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    waitwaitwaitwait... this is coming from the guy that didn't see the benefit of the extra $1300? :noes:
     
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    I knew you would give me trouble :rofl:

    I just can't think of any glass I'd buy for $1300? I'd love a 300 2.8 VR but I can't afford that anyways.

    I'm just looking for feedback? What do you think?
     
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    Ah fuck, D700 is only 12.1, I thought I remembered seeing it was 21mp :hs:
     
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    no, you're thinking of the new Canon 5D mkII young jedi. :o
     
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    fuck it, maybe I'll just switch to canon :noes:


    oh wait, never mind, the AF system blows.
     
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    I'm buying one... and you gave me shit about it, so now its my turn. :o
     
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    the fuck you will. :rofl:
     
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    haha, I just cant decide. I only use my laptop when I'm traveling or going home, which adds up to maybe 1 month per year, so I think I'd rather spend the money to upgrade :dunno:
     
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    you beat my ninja edit. :o
     
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    I should just save the money and hold off for a Full Frame, 21mp sensor with HD video :run:
     
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    I will also be buying a 13 inch macbook sooner or later... probably later than sooner though. D700 first.
     
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    I need a job :o
     
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    then the price of the D700 would drop and I'd snatch another one up. 2 FF cameras > *
     
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    nigga get another laptop
     
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    i've used it like twice since I bought it, both times to just take it to class and mess around on it...

    I really like it but I feel like I'd get more use out of something else :dunno:
     
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    really? well then fuck it. I know you've got that mac pro to actually do work with. Be smart nga, just hold on to that money. Don't let 1300 just burn a hole in your pocket. Wait.
     
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    send it to me and I'll send you $100 a week until its paid off. :x:
     
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    Yeah I know :o

    I purchased the macbook with money from selling my macbook pro...So I kinda feel like its "toy" money and not "be responsible" money :rofl:
     
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    :gtfo:


    :rofl:
     
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    I could never sell my MBP :love:

    on the other hand I don't has a mac pro at home, only at work
     
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    If you go to Korea, you can get one for around $1950. :o
     
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    +900 airfair :rofl:
     
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    yeah. mac pro + 30" + 20" is fucking gold.
     
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    black friday is coming up too :noes:

    discount on laptop or d700 is likely
     

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