Mamiya 7, Do I need it?

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JimmyPragmatic Junior Member • Posts: 30
Mamiya 7, Do I need it?

I've been looking to shoot more film for a while. A year ago I got an amazing deal on a Hasselblad 503CW kit and started bringing it to shoots but this faded for a few reasons: 
- Portability of the Hassy + 80mm + 150mm (not wanting to bash it around) 
- Focus Accuracy 
- Square Format
Although the Hasselblad is much better than the RZ67 and Pentax 67 its still not great with its large lenses. 
I have the Acute Matte D Screen and still my hit rate with 35mm film is a lot higher. 
I would prefer a 6x7 Negative. 
Should I get the Mamiya 7? 
What I like:
- I assume the rangefinder makes it accurate to focus (I've read more tricky for 150mm) 
- The rangefinder will make focusing quicker? 
- Its large but lighter and much more portable 
- Light Meter
My concerns: 
- I like shooting portraits at 150mm and although it is listed as having a closer minimum focus distance than the Hassy 150 I am worried the parallax and the inaccuracy of the rangefinder would make this impossible. 
- Its a bit expensive and I wanted something I wouldn't need to "baby" as much as I do the Hasselblad. (I am hoping the plastic build would have me less concerned about paint chipping and scratching) 
- I am suffering from GAS and really I should be saving for a new car.

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