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My Back-up 40D Died

Had my back-up camera die this weekend while waiting for my 7D to be repaired.  Not unexpected however.  The shutter on my 40D was sounding real funky about a year ago which led to my 7D upgrade.  I had already replaced the shutter once.  It completely crashed this weekend while taking some shorebird photos.  Hoping to get my 7D back this week.  Still waiting on the e-mail from Canon to say that it shipped.  Not sure if I’ll put $216 into the old 40D or not to repair it.

8 responses

  1. Sorry about all the bad luck Tim, we really need to meet up sometime and shoot some birds.

    George

    May 2, 2011 at 9:25 pm

  2. Jim Bridges

    I can’t believe the luck you’re having…it’s got to get better my man…hang in there!!!

    May 4, 2011 at 6:48 am

    • Thanks Jim. I’m hoping it gets better one of these days.

      May 12, 2011 at 6:36 pm

  3. Doug Haass

    You gotta have a backup camera body. $216 is a cheap way to get one.

    May 4, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    • I think that you’re right. I may just do that.

      May 12, 2011 at 6:37 pm

  4. +1 $216. Hope the 7D returns soon, tides will be good next weekend!

    May 4, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    • Thanks David. When it rains it pours…

      May 12, 2011 at 6:38 pm

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