CPS inspection/cleanup replaces the 5D3 grip material for no additional cost.

ahsanford

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Aug 16, 2012
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I just popped into the shiny new Canon facility in Burbank. I turned in my 5D3 for it's first pit-stop with a Canon professional since I got it some 6 years ago.

I was just going for the general maintenance service that comes with my CPS membership. While I was there, I was curious to see what the cost would be to additionally address the peeling grip materials I'm seeing in various places.

The answer shocked me: it's free, provided it's not on the swinging hinge piece of the battery cover. Apparently, the entire grip other than the little battery cover piece is all on the same repair SKU and it is stocked as part of the maintenance service. (Not sure if this is true for all models.)

Super fast to just walk in and drop it off, and they said it often is turned around same day. That's insane.

- A
 

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ahsanford

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Good gravy: a scant 3 hours has elapsed and the whole job is done, grip repair included. That's hysterically fast.

Thank you, CPS. (Wow!)

- A
 

Mt Spokane Photography

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The grip is a simple part that is reasonably priced, you can do it yourself for about the cost of shipping your camera to Canon, but if you can just drop in, thats great.
 

ethanz

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One of the rings on my 24-70 was peeling off and I alerted CPS about it the first time I sent in for my CMS and they replaced the ring at no charge to me. So I'm happy with their service.