Phil, forgot to mention we'll be zipping through Amarillo in about 5 days on the way to
I due hope for you AND the Mrs. you lens comes this week.
You already have the 300PF so you know what to expect.
I'm using a collapsible rubber hood on the 500PF, one that takes screw in filters into which
I've placed a B+W UV....need to clean that before the trip.
Too bad Amarillo is close to a 6hr drive from Dallas. Otherwise, we'd run up for lunch, dinner, or coffee as ya'll pass through.
Hope you see plenty of cranes & much other great wildlife, not to mention some really pretty countryside in NM!
Have a fun & safe trip!