Is my 300mm f4 a write off

Started Jan 22, 2013 | Questions thread
OP starman1969 Veteran Member • Posts: 4,029
Re: Is my 300mm f4 a write off

FrankG wrote:

starman1969 wrote:

On top of a hill in very windy weather a gust of wind sent it crashing to the ground with a sickening thud & my d7000 with it.

The camera is ok but the lens took the full force of the fall and split into two pieces. The chassis has split completely. Would a repair be at all possible?

Maybe if not I could claim on my house insurance.

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Looks pretty nasty!

You could try contacting Fixation UK ( to see if it might be possible to repair and if so get an estimate. However I suspect that it could be pretty expensive! If your insurance policy covers it, especially if new for old, then personally I would go for an insurance replacement.


Hi Frank. Looks like its a total loss because I can't claim on the house insurance. I will have to update this.

I have listed it on eBay as spares or repair. I'll probably get a little bit for it but I'll have to just do without until I have enough funds for a new one.

Thanks to all who replied.

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