What to keep and what to get rid of.

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by coriana6jp, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. coriana6jp

    coriana6jp Member

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    Hi All,

    Over the last several months, I have found myself with having a few to many lenses and a few of them have to go. Mainly because I just bought a Cooke XVa, and need to finance the monster. And the wife will kill me if I dont.

    I already sold my Nikon 450mm, and now I have three 300mm lenses, at least one of which has to go. I have a Fuji 300C, a Fuji 300mm CMW and a Dr. Optics 300 Germinar. At least one has to go, but not sure which. Right now I am leaning toward the 300C.

    Also, I have a 240mm Nikon, a 250mm Fuji F/6.3 CMW and now thanks to Jim Moore a 240mm G-Claron. The G-Claron is a keeper, so either the Nikon or the Fuji has got to go.

    Just looking for any opinions to help me decide.

    Thanks!

    Gary
     
  2. Steve Duprey

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    My budget is tight, but what are you looking to get for the 300 C?

    Best regards,

    -SPD
     
  3. TheFlyingCamera

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    Keep the 240 Nikkor, as it has a huge image circle. Ditch the 250 cmw and both the fuji 300s. the 300 Germinar will be the hardest of the three to replace, and is a fantastic piece of optics to begin with.
     
  4. coriana6jp

    coriana6jp Member

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    Hi All,

    Thanks for the help. At this point, I am going to get rid of the 300C and the 250mm Fuji. I will hold onto the 300CMW since it has been a favorite of mine.

    Regards & Thanx.

    Gary
     
  5. TomWB

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    Might be cheaper to get rid of the wife. Mine is kinda expensive too. All I can say is, that everything I've gotten rid of that was of any quality related to photography and other hobbies, I've regretted it later.
     
  6. Scott Peters

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    Actually, it might be MORE expensive to get rid of the wife these days...... So, keep all the lenses. :smile:
     
  7. coriana6jp

    coriana6jp Member

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    I know I will regret getting rid of anything. But considering I like my head on my shoulders and not on a pike in the garden. I need to do something. Unless somebody wants to trade me some lenses for my wife, its the best I can do at the moment!

    Thanx Again.

    Gary
     
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    When in doubt, sell everything.
     
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    If you can not choose yourself sell the ones that will sell for the highest price.