Thanks for the replies. So far it seems my thinking is not far off.
WildBill...I know exactly what you're saying. Your question is the reason I initially thought I would send it back. Oh, and your work is very nice, especially the Manzanita, Valleyheart Falls, and Vining Creek Swirls..which I bet is really nice when enlarged.
Peltigera...Your rationale is exactly what I'm starting to think after sleeping on it. I just wanted to make sure that there wasn't some reason why this line of thinking is bad. Oh, I absolutely use and require the slow speeds )...no question about it.