A&P Nikon lenses are like good wine, apparently

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    They get more expensive w/ age. :rofl:

    Bought the 14-24 two weeks ago at a whopping $1,600... now the MSRP is a whopping $1,999 and most online places don't have it cheaper than $1650ish. 70-200 VR is at a MSRP of $2,199. Even the old 50mm 1.4 has raised in price. B&H's price on it went up by $75.

    Guess that shit wasn't a gimmick. Time to start saving more for the 85 and fisheye. :o
     
  2. Bloke

    Bloke Banned

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    i never took you for a fisheye kind of shooter
     
  3. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    What's wrong with fisheye?
     
  4. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    holy shit
     
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    1992 240SX New Member

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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    all the Canon lenses I want have gone up $100-200 at Amazon over the past 2-3 weeks :(
     
  7. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    I paid $1484 for my 14-24 :noes:

    Time to resell that shit for $1900 :bowdown:
     
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    pl_silverado OT Supporter

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    You dont have the fisheye yet :mamoru:
     
  9. HaloZ

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    glad i got my 50 and 70-200 before the jump.
     
  10. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Peso :eek5:
     
  11. twinturboteddy

    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    I just got my 70-200 2 weeks ago. PHEW!!!!!
     
  12. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    really shoulda bit the bullet instead of making an attempt at being financially responsible :o
     
  13. 1992 240SX

    1992 240SX New Member

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    January 1st here :cool: Best way to start the year
     
  14. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Being in debt for $1800 or $2200 is still being in debt. Cash in hand = king
     
  15. HaloZ

    HaloZ New Member

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    yes and no..

    buying at the first part of the billing cycle of the CC and paying it off when the bill is due 45 days later = no debt and a free short term loan. :hsd:
     
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    Good thing I don't have money to buy anything new anyways. :bigthumb:
     
  17. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    :rofl:

    If you know shit like that and think like that, you're doing it wrong.
     
  18. HaloZ

    HaloZ New Member

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    not so much.

    i pay off my cards every month and carry no balance to get charged interest.

    use the system for you, not against you.
     
  19. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    True... or just don't get yourself in trouble. :dunno:
     
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    good third party lenses do this quite a bit and because they're so cheap to begin with they sometimes go up by 25-30% in price as they get more popular :bowdown:
     
  21. Essence

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    super ghey
     
  22. adamlewis88

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    Told you :o
     
  23. CHOWBOX

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    :wtc: time to sell guns to buy lenses
     
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    I heard they are going up too. :wtc:
     
  25. andy6789

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    glad i got my 70-200 before the jump
     

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