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May 10, 2009 19:08 |  #1

I've been leaning towards another large purchase. Either a 5DMKII or the EF 500mm f/4 . Well my wife was leaning over my shoulder while I was web searching prices for the 500mm. I showed her the price and she said go for it. I have to ask myself now why I haven't. I still can't bring myself too.


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May 10, 2009 19:12 |  #2

PULL THAT TRIGGER NOW SON!!!!! :-)


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May 10, 2009 19:13 |  #3

If you can swing it then do it now before she changes her mind.




  
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May 10, 2009 19:14 |  #4
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Do it why you haven't regained your sanity.....Do it. :)


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May 10, 2009 19:15 |  #5

Ask yourself if you really really really need it :D


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May 10, 2009 19:19 |  #6

TheMissouriShooter wrote in post #7895218 (external link)
I've been leaning towards another large purchase. Either a 5DMKII or the EF 500mm f/4 . Well my wife was leaning over my shoulder while I was web searching prices for the 500mm. I showed her the price and she said go for it. I have to ask myself now why I haven't. I still can't bring myself too.

i know the exact feeling but i also know for guys like us going for it is a process, not an event ;).

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May 10, 2009 19:21 |  #7

You got the go-ahead from your wife and you are now trigger shy?
Ohhhhhhh...the nerve! ;-)a

(...as I buy stuff in complete secrecy waiting for the punishment due!)




  
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May 10, 2009 19:24 as a reply to  @ nicksan's post |  #8

What does she have in her shopping cart?

diamonds
Jewelry
Vacations
etc




  
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May 10, 2009 19:30 |  #9

"YES" What has she been looking at on the web? :) :)


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May 10, 2009 19:32 as a reply to  @ khall's post |  #10
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You need convincing???? Here you go:

IMAGE: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3416/3484398858_893c672ae1_o.jpg


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May 10, 2009 19:33 |  #11

I think if I hold out a little longer I might get the approval to buy both.


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May 10, 2009 19:35 |  #12

go for it, you will not regret it


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May 10, 2009 19:46 |  #13

ed rader wrote in post #7895278 (external link)
i know the exact feeling but i also know for guys like us going for it is a process, not an event ;).

ed rader

Same here, I analyze my purchases way too much sometimes :mad:


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May 10, 2009 19:47 |  #14

TooManyShots wrote in post #7895375 (external link)
You need convincing???? Here you go:



whoa! those are nice :D.

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May 10, 2009 19:47 |  #15

If I live close to the swamps like Nicksan I'll buy one :lol:


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