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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2013, 05:49:19 PM »
I have a brand new spare unit. Am willing to sell to the highest bidder. (Am based in The Netherlands).
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2013, 08:02:04 PM »
I was on the notification list for over a year at B&H. Finally gave up and purchased on eBay at a retail price point a couple months ago. It's amazing and wish I didn't wait so long...


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I finally purchased one from eBay after waiting forever. What a fantastic toy. I should have ordered it earlier.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lee-Big-Stopper-4-x4-10-Stop-Neutral-Density-ND-Glass-Filter-Brand-New-/281077652520?pt=Camera_Filters&hash=item4171889c28
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #17 on: April 25, 2013, 10:33:11 AM »
The Big Stopper is in stock at B&H Photo today. I've ordered mine.

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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #18 on: April 25, 2013, 10:35:22 AM »
Get resin ones, shattered my Big Stopper during windy weather. Glass and wind do not mix well.

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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #19 on: April 25, 2013, 10:38:25 AM »
Get resin ones, shattered my Big Stopper during windy weather. Glass and wind do not mix well.

I've ordered the glass filter. Didn't know if the big stopper was available in resin. Is it? My ND Grads are all resin though.
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #20 on: April 25, 2013, 10:52:31 AM »
No glass ones, but there are filters from other companies made of resin with less colour cast than a Lee Big Stopper.

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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #21 on: April 25, 2013, 10:58:30 AM »
No glass ones, but there are filters from other companies made of resin with less colour cast than a Lee Big Stopper.

I knew only of the Hitech ND 10 stop filter that has an even worse color cast. Which other companies make the 4x4 10 stop filters?
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #22 on: April 25, 2013, 11:53:55 AM »
The older one yes, has a horrible cast. There are always new formulations

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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #23 on: April 28, 2013, 01:40:08 PM »
The Big Stopper is in stock at B&H Photo today. I've ordered mine.

Cheers ...J.R.
Loooong time lurker, first time poster. J.R. I have to admit I'm appreciative that you shared this tip and I ordered it when I did. Apparently BH is already sold out again, so I'm lucky that Tipsters like you share these kinds of posts here on CR.

Seeing as I previously signed up for email notification pending the Big Stopper's availability and was never notified - who knows how long (years?) I'd have had to get one! Thank you!
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #24 on: April 28, 2013, 02:23:00 PM »
The Big Stopper is in stock at B&H Photo today. I've ordered mine.

Darn, missed it.  Was a bit busy on Thursday.  Maybe next time...
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #25 on: April 28, 2013, 02:33:23 PM »
The Big Stopper is in stock at B&H Photo today. I've ordered mine.

Darn, missed it.  Was a bit busy on Thursday.  Maybe next time...
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #26 on: April 28, 2013, 03:18:36 PM »
The Big Stopper is in stock at B&H Photo today. I've ordered mine.

Cheers ...J.R.
Congratulations ... I missed your post on the 25th ... God knows how long I'll have to wait again.
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #27 on: April 28, 2013, 05:16:24 PM »
Ive got one and can testify how good they are. Only problem I have is they put a cool blue cast on the pics. Otherwise, the best filters around. Good luck with the big stopper, youll love them but getting the timing right is a bit hit or miss.
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #28 on: April 29, 2013, 01:29:41 PM »
Ive got one and can testify how good they are. Only problem I have is they put a cool blue cast on the pics. Otherwise, the best filters around. Good luck with the big stopper, youll love them but getting the timing right is a bit hit or miss.

Cast is easily correctable in post if shooting in RAW. Problem is.... they are fragile as &^%/2!

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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
« Reply #29 on: April 29, 2013, 11:30:36 PM »
Ive got one and can testify how good they are. Only problem I have is they put a cool blue cast on the pics. Otherwise, the best filters around. Good luck with the big stopper, youll love them but getting the timing right is a bit hit or miss.

Cast is easily correctable in post if shooting in RAW. Problem is.... they are fragile as &^%/2!
Hahaha, noted. Anyone had any experience throwing on a warming filter for good measure, rather than correcting it in post processing? Cheers.
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Re: How long does one wait for the Lee Big Stopper
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