Bobster wrote in post #12388042
reminds me i still need to pick my focusing screen up from my local camera shop..
Well you know what I mean!
Mookalafalas wrote in post #12388358
Well, good luck! I'm not that surprised, though. 2mm would probably be within their acceptable range, and who knows, maybe it's 1mm of the lens and 1mm of your camera or some such...
I'm in the same boat, actually. I get mine back tomorrow after sending it in 3 times. Makes me want to get a 5D Mark II...it would be very nice to just be able to adjust a dial and have these things taken care of
Mine was off by 5mm, and to be honest that didn't bother me much. Besides close of an eyeball at 1.4 it worked well. I love the lens, regardless.
Yh, you're probably right in that regard, but thing is they just test it on focus charts, not in "real life" situations. 2mm FF may not be so crucial when shooting totally static subjects and maybe MF when needed, or just not pixel peeping. But FF combined with erratic focussing in real life situations is just a non-starter for me - I couldn't have any confidence that i could capture sharp images! And I don't think MA would solve that tbh.
Anyway, I'm hoping for the new replacement either tomorrow or Fri latest and I'll keep my fingers crossed...cos, as you said, it's a beauty of a lens when it hits!