Any D300 users?

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  1. thenikonguy

    thenikonguy TPF Noob!

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    Hey people. I recently found a d300 in my area, in my price range. I originally was going to upgrade to the D200.. and then found the d300.

    For those who have em.. what are your thoughts? do the lens I have with my d50 work on it.. someone mentioned to me recently that because its a full frame camera, they didn't think my lens would work with it.. is this true?
     
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    Uhmmmm, the D300 is the DX format also, so whatever lens you have now for the D50 will work even better on the D300. :)
     
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    Yeah, the D300 isn't full frame so you'll be just fine - enjoy!
     
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    thats what I thought... but I wanted to make sure before I made the purchase...

    guy in my town who is hard up for money is selling a D300 body for $450.. so I'm going to jump all over that.. meeting up with him tomorrow to pick it up
     
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    Gimme his name and number NOW!
     
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    no way!
     
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    Damn, nice find!
     
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    Scratches head.
     
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    I would check that body up and down and around town. 450 is suspiciously low, even with the D300 being replaced.
     
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    oh for sure, I will be checking that puppy over with a fine tooth comb!

    someones got a little spare time on their hands?

    just because I've been doing this for a long time, doesnt mean I've been researching other cameras.. i study the ones I have, so I can use them to their best.. and also if you read my quick reply to the next post, I state that this was what I thought, I just wanted to make sure because others were telling me differently
     

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