Canon is a joke!

Started Mar 1, 2008 | Discussions thread
Joe Photo Lover Veteran Member • Posts: 3,040
Re: I somewhat agree with you...

dave vichich wrote:

Me, I'm just hoping that I never break the lens hood for my Canon 300
f2.8. The replacement price is $379.

Just goes to show us that we aren't paying for the plastic. No matter how big that plastic hood is, it just couldn't possibly cost anywhere near $379. I have had many non-camera products with much more than that amount of plastic that cost well under $100. I'm sure we all have.

That leaves only two other possibilities, engineering costs are much higher than we believe (but not for third party manufacturers, LOL) or just plain greed.

Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow