Well as hard as it is for me to type this, I have decided it is time to part ways with Canon. They wanted me to sign a NDA just to keep the loaner camera that was working perfectly. Canon did not want me to post anything anywhere on line about them. They also wanted me to give up all rights of ever suing them and the contract was open ended with no expiration date. Screw that! Anyways my plan is to get the D500 in a few months, but in the interim I think I will pick up a D600. That way I will have a back up full frame later on. I've tossed around another D7100, but the buffer is a real bummer. Even a D300 Since they are stupid cheap or even a D700 so I would have similar controls. I really like the idea of the D700, but it is a bit dated and I don't think I would dig only have about 5 MP in crop mode. On the lens front I am leaning towards a Sigma 150-600 Sport. I am pretty bummed that I won't be able to keep the 500 F4. It is the love of my life, but sadly I won't use gear from a company that doesn't stand behind their products. I have actually proven using FoCal and real life tests that not all 7dm2 bodies produce the same levels of sharpness in controlled situations. Anyways the gear in my siggy will soon be for sale except the 1D4 which is going back to Melissa Groo.