Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
Brandon birder
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Re: Why magnesium alloy????
In reply to LCohen777, Apr 20, 2013

LCohen777 wrote:

A magnesium alloy body is superior to plastic when putting a 3000 gram telephoto lens on the camera.  No way a plastic threaded plastic toy is going to hold the lens correctly.

You are not going to hold or mount a 3000 gram lens by the camera body are you even if it's a Mg alloy body? That's why they have feet and often there own strap mounts.

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