Sony A850 - W/ Grip - Advice Needed

Started Feb 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
Gary Eaves
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Re: Sony A850 - W/ Grip - Advice Needed
In reply to Derbarrett, Feb 13, 2013

I second the motion!  I would do that deal in a minute.  My 850 has been the best camera I've ever owned.

Great quality and you have the lenses to bring that out.

Last year I took a really bad spill with my 850.  Tore the lens hood off of my ZA 24-70 and broke the polarizer, and the body got a couple really bad scrapes, down to bare metal.

But the lens and camera still work perfectly and I was able to fix the lens hood too.  I used a sharpie to color in the body scrapes and now I don't even notice them anymore.  And my hospital stay was only 3 days.

I know my A55 wouldn't have been around anymore after a fall like that.

Good luck with your decision.

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Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 Sony SLT-A55 Sony SLT-A77 Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM Sony 50mm F1.4 +9 more
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