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gjones5252

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2013, 06:40:06 PM »
I also dropped my 70-200 2.8 ISii. I ran it through focal today and it used to have a adjustment of -2 and now it is at -1.
There is a CR0 that if you drop it one more time the adjustment will go to from -1 to zero!  ;D  ;D
But I wouldn't try it  ::)
Ha yes i think i am just going to be satisfied at -1! but i didnt think about it that way!
Thank you everyone else for the replies!

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2013, 06:40:06 PM »

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2013, 09:02:15 PM »
I once dropped a 24-105L, but Canon could not fix it. :-((
They said it was terminal, it has passed away, as dead as a dodo....
It fell about 170 meter into the rocks, all I had was a little pile of glass and a few rings.
DCS 3c, D2000, 1DS, 1DS2, 1DS3, D800e, D810 and now waiting for the 1DS-X.....or a Nikon D4X...

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2013, 09:42:45 PM »
I once dropped a 24-105L, but Canon could not fix it. :-((
They said it was terminal, it has passed away, as dead as a dodo....
It fell about 170 meter into the rocks, all I had was a little pile of glass and a few rings.

so much for L build 'quality'!












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(i am very sorry to hear about your lens though in all seriousness :'()

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2013, 10:36:56 PM »
If it takes good pics dont worry about it. My 70-200L f4's manual focus ring doesnt work well anymore. I have had the lens forever. Dont sweat it. You can always move on to something better. My 40D stopped working one day. Got the 7D. Couldnt be happier.

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #19 on: January 12, 2013, 01:22:39 AM »
Don't worry too much. Test for lens element alignment issues, tape five printed pages on a wall and square your camera to it, space the pages so they are in the center and each corner of your frame and then make teat shots at all focal lengths wide open, either move the camera or the pages to keep them in he corners. If you have alignment issues the pages will have very different sharpnesses.


If you have an alignment issue Canon can fix it for a reasonable amount, but you have to send it in to them for a quote.

Yup.......teat shots....

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2013, 04:25:40 PM »
I once dropped a 24-105L, but Canon could not fix it. :-((
They said it was terminal, it has passed away, as dead as a dodo....
It fell about 170 meter into the rocks, all I had was a little pile of glass and a few rings.

so much for L build 'quality'!


 :D

I phoned the shop to ask if there was any warranty if I had dropped the lens, and the man said ; Bring it along, we will replace the damaged parts and re-align and recallibrate the lens.

When I came the eyes of the man went twice as big....he was impressed....
DCS 3c, D2000, 1DS, 1DS2, 1DS3, D800e, D810 and now waiting for the 1DS-X.....or a Nikon D4X...

English is not my native language, I learned  it only a few years ago. If you don't like my spelling, I will be happy to write it in Dutch for you.

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Re: Dropped my 70-200L F4 onto the carpet from my bag. Advice.
« Reply #20 on: January 12, 2013, 04:25:40 PM »