How many pre-ordered a D3/D300 so far?

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  1. jstuedle

    jstuedle No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Well, I did it. B&H is no longer taking pre-orders for the D3 so I broke down and walked into our closest Cord Camera dealer. They are taking pre-orders and have not taken so many they don't feel they can fill them with the first lot. I pulled the trigger and bought a D3 for delivery in early/mid November. The dealer claims they have seen a target ship date from Nikon of Nov. 9th. We'll see.

    How many others have per-ordered a D3 or D300? Just curious. Just wanted to know if I'm the only overly eager Nikon nut out here.

    This might belong in the Chat forum, if so please feel free to move.
     
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    I'm probably going to head down to CameraWorld in portland this weekend and pre order one, bye bye Sony!
     
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    Don't do camera world. Camera wold is ritz, and ritz is expensive. pro photo supply would most likely be cheaper if you want to keep things local.
     
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    The_Traveler Completely Counter-dependent Supporting Member

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    You are my god.
    I did order the 24-70
     
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    jstuedle No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Right now I am not seeing any difference in price with major retailers. Typical when a new, high demand model comes out. With the D3, B&H, Adorama, my local Cord, and the only small mom & pop dealer all want $4,999. Unless you find a very rare exception, I don't think it matters until maybe 9 months or so into the run.
     
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    I am in the process of getting the money together... I am debating on the D300 or the D3. I REALLY like the full frame/very low noise of the D3.
     
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    i guess, i'm still trying to figure out how i'm going to make next months rent!
     
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    I was very close to pre-ordering a D300. But ultimately I decided to wait until spring. I don't do much shooting over the winter as it almost constantly rains in and around Vancouver.
    Maybe by spring I will be tempted to get the D3 :)

    It will also be hard to decide if I should buy it in the states on account of the strong CND dollar. Or play it safe and buy it locally for any possible warranty work in the future.

    I was surprised to learn just a few days after the announcement of the D300 and D3 that 11 D300's were already pre-ordered at my local camera store.
     
  9. RyanLilly

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    Less tax in the US also, about half as much, right?

    Translated to Canadian English:
    Less tax in the US also, aboot half as much, right?


    Sorry, just kidding:lol:, but is it really much cheaper overall?
     
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    Hmmm camera world is a little spendy, ill check out pro photo, thanks switch
     
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