Has Anyone Flipped to the 70-300mm from the 100-400mm? Or Visa Versa?

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Has Anyone Flipped to the 70-300mm from the 100-400mm? Or Visa Versa?

Any flippers out there, If so can you share why?

After missing the boat on ordering a 70-300mm that is backordered everywhere, I ordered and received a used 100-400mm from KEH last week. It's "EX" condition certainly met my expectations. I can't find an appearance flaw or performance issue.

Yes, yes, I know there is a huge price difference in the two lenses, even used for a used 100-400mm. I tend to keep my lenses a long time, so I'm hoping the Red Badge of the 100-400mm does stand up to the test of time.

Busy day on the pond. 100-400mm with 1.4 teleconverter

Note, I have a 50-140 and the 1.4X & 2.0X teleconverters) I'm just now testing the teleconverters with the 100-400mm.

I really am not having second thoughts on the 100-400mm. But, In a "Hot Tub Time Machine" moment I can see how the new 70-300mm bridges, and could substitute for both the 50-140mm and 100-400mm for a good number of people.

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Fujifilm X-H1 Fujifilm X-Pro3 Fujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS Fujifilm XF 50-140mm F2.8 Fujifilm 16-55mm F2.8R LM WR +8 more
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