D600 body: flex and lens mount

Started Sep 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: D600 body: flex and lens mount
In reply to gobiassumcoffee, Sep 26, 2012

gobiassumcoffee wrote:

I really think these modern plastic bodies are tougher than people give them credit for. I've been using a D80/D90 for years now and have never had a single issue as far as body durability is concerned. The D80 in particular went through some rough times being dropped on concrete as well as getting into a tug-of-war with a camera thief while traveling. I was holding it by the lens while the thief gave a few full-force yanks on the camera strap, meaning the mount was bearing the full force of the tug-of-war and it held up fine.

There is plastic, and plastic. My old d70 still surprises me with the high build quality compated to any consumer electronics other than Apple.

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