Are you worried about the D800's build quality?

Started Nov 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ralf Ronander
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Re: Are you worried about the D800's build quality?
In reply to FrankG, Nov 21, 2012

I don´t agree that the D800 is "very tough".

The bottom panel is of very questionable quality, and quite fragile. Some really cheap cast metal, if you ask me.

I´ve already broke mine at the short end adjacent to the battery compartment, by a mild "thump" into a wooden staircase.

I have had (and have) several cameras that have been subject to much more harsh treatment - including the D300 - without any damage.

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