Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
If having reliable equipment is important, you pay for it. And one cannot be serious without reliable gear, whatever it is. When one looks at the cost of say a Nikon F on the used market plus the cost of a CLA by a competent tech, and compares it to the cost of an F when it was new (roughly 1/4 the cost of a small car) - it looks like a steal.
The alternative is an endless series of dysfunctional cameras.
If you want unreliable crap, spend your money at lomography.
My view entirely,well said.