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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Only lens i have ever dropped was on old rokkor 35mm ...rolled down 30 ft of concrete under some bleachers.. Hit the bottom and survived with a minor dent ...i used it for about 10 more years till i sold the camera

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Des Plaines, IL
    I was wondering where that lens came from ...
    Don Schap - BFA, Digital Photography
    A Photographer Is Forever
    Look, I did not create the optical laws of the Universe ... I simply learned to deal with them.
    Remember: It is usually the GLASS, not the camera (except for moving to Full Frame), that gives you the most improvement in your photography.

    flickr & Sdi

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Monmouthshire, UK
    I did a similar thing with a 24mm MD W-Rokkor f2.8 and scuffed the front element.
    If anyone has a faulty one of these (other than the front element) I'd love to know.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Ohio, USA.
    Wow I feel lucky haven't dropped the camera or a lens yet, whacked the lens hood into a member of marching band as I turned quickly at a game once, no damge! haven't got caught in the rain yet, and have had no problem with ebay or Amazon, other then that Minolta 70-210 3.5 - 4.5 is a piece of crap lens it does work like the well used lens it was advertised as! All I got to do is tame the gear to my will!
    Sony A700_____________Minolta AF 50mm. F/1.7
    Minolta AF 70-210mm F/3.5-4.5 Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR DiII LD Asp. [IF]
    Tamron SP AF 70-200mm. F/2.8 DI LD [IF] Macro
    Tamron AF 70-300mm F/4-5.6 Di LD Macro 1:2
    Tokina AF 28-70mm F/3.5-4.5
    Tokina AF AT-X 80-400mm F/4.5-5.6

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