R1-7D - sorry, I must have missed your post, but congrats to you as well, even if the decision may have been made for you when you touched it.
KKCFamilyman, my battery door lock is quite tight as well, much more than I expected. I'm sure it will loosen with time.
Graham, that's a possibility. It's a very serious camera and when you hold it, it has the feel of a finely crafted watch, and the thing that blows everyone away is the 12FPS shutter. It could seal the deal. Just make sure not to touch it yourself or you marriage could be in trouble if she's not impressed .
High ISO shooting and metering system are AWESOME. It feels good when you know your photos will look fine at 12000ISO indoor. Photo below taken at 20,000ISO, indoor with all window blinds closed. It might not be an ideal light condition for shooting, but still, photo came out quite good. Add little noise reduction to it, I think photo will be ok.
Also, the X provides better grip with bigger lenses - 70-200 f2.8, 85L, 400mm f2.8 IS II etc....try it No wait...try it when you ready