A&P My camera buying list just got put on hold today...

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    for at least a few more months (more like early 2011ish) :mamoru:

    Picked this thing up today for 'cheap'. :big grin:

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  2. Wobistdu

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    dare i ask how many honda civics i'd have to trade in for that?
     
  3. Girth

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    retails for the price of a D3s, I bought it for the retail price of a D700. :o
     
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    darkjedi Muay Thai expert

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    Luxuries first investments last :)
     
  5. Girth

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    :rofl:

    I've always wanted one, just wasn't willing to pay the retail price of one. :hs:
     
  6. Wobistdu

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    work hard play hard bro

    grats. i hope you like it
     
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    Congrats! Details on the good deal? On sale at a store?
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Bailey Banks & Biddle is going out of business. They put all their watches at 50% off starting this morning. Too good a deal to pass up. :o
     
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    Congrats, I guess. Still don't see the point in a watch over $100/200
     
  13. Wobistdu

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    i don't wear any jewelry. i can't stand the thought of a wedding ring on my finger one day
     
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    :werd: I drop $15 everytime I'm in China for a knock off. Sure the lead leaching into my skin will soon kill me, but it looks almost like the real thing! :bigthumb:
     
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    I have 2 reps, 1 Rolex, 1 Panerai. They look almost spot on and I spent a good amount of money considering they're reps. If you're into watches though, you can pick a flawed watch from a real one. And I will also say... nothing beats the real thing. :o
     
  16. Wobistdu

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    can't blame you if it's what you like. my dad invests in classic cars. some of his vettes will get driven maybe 10 miles in the summer :rofl:

    he also has about 25 rifles and handguns... 2 of which he shoots

    your money your life
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    this is it for a while though. There's only (really) one more watch I'd like before I'm done w/ buying watches... but I don't see that happening anytime soon. I need to invest in my business rather than luxuries. This was an impulse buy on a watch I couldn't pass up. :o
     
  18. Wobistdu

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    do they lose value? once the dust clears and the watch goes from :hyper: to normal for you, you can always sell 1 or 2 off if you want right
     
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    Cartier keeps somewhat a decent value, but Rolex is still the best at keeping or going up in value on the used market, but I'm just not a Rolex type of person. Too cliche and overdone IMO. The rest are just like cars, over produced and only expensive when you pay for them brand new. I bought Omega Planet Ocean used from an OTer for half the price of retail and he barely wore it... so it was essentially new. :dunno:
     
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    well congrats anyway man. i always have to fight the urge for an impulse buy. being new to photography is crazy bad. i will be at work surfing B&H and have to resist the urge to add shit to the cart and buy it
     
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    When I got into photography, I was the worst. I bought, in order...

    D80 kit
    50 1.4
    SB800
    70-200 VR
    D300
    Mac Pro
    28-70 2.8
    D700
    14-24
    SB900
    Pocket Wizards
    MacBook
    85 1.4 (sold the 28-70 for it)
    SU800

    other small things are in between there, like bags and stuff, but all that was bought in a matter of a year and half. Mostly impulse, mostly not getting to know the equipment fully. Now, I'm wanting more cameras... but I'm totally good w/ lenses. The battle of will and urge to buy is strong, but I'm fighting the good fight. :mamoru:
     
  22. Wobistdu

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    wow girth thanks for tempting me more

    i cant buy man i just can't. i have a motorcycle that tempts me for accessories and performance mods. i have flying that consumes tons of gas and fees. i have guns that cost so much.

    must.... resist!
     
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