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In Topic: Has anyone had good experiences with Nikon factory service?

16 March 2022 - 06:38 PM

East or west repair center? I recently sent in my 24-70 G ED lens for repair to Nikon's west repair center. Other than the lens hood that came backed cracked in some places, I don't know if happened during shipping or at the repair center, the lens came back fine.
Wow, that's pretty unacceptable IMO. I hope that Nikon comes through for you this time.

In Topic: Your best photo of the week ending February 27 2022

27 February 2022 - 05:55 PM

I completely forgot to grab my ND filter before heading out to Multnomah Falls.



D750, 24-70 2.8G ED, f22, .5 sec, ISO 100

In Topic: AF-S Nikkor 24-70 1:2.8 G ED

25 February 2022 - 06:53 PM

Of course you probably don't want to know this but, there have been numerous reports of shipping containers (including FedEX & UPS) being burglarized recently. Hopefully, your lens wasn't among those packages.


Shipping routes are definitely crazy. I'd like to have the frequent flyers miles some of those packages are racking up!  :rolleyes:



Ouch! I feel for those people that lost their packages that had them in those containers.
Well, I finally received my lens one week after the delivery date was updated. I've had it now for a couple weeks and it's working great so far. I calibrated the bodies using Reikan FoCal without the autofocus seizing up, well, once with the D500 but it was set to AFC instead of AFS. I noticed that the lens hood was damaged, it didn't click solidly when attached. I noticed that in some places of the part that attaches to the lens was chipped/broken. I don't know if it happened at the service center or during shipping. I just ended up ordering a new hood from B&HPhoto instead of contacting Nikon.

Here's what to expect from the repair.


In Topic: Your best photo of the week ending February 20 2022

25 February 2022 - 05:37 PM

The Portland Japanese Garden's Karesansui Garden



D750, 24-70 2.8G ED, ISO 100, f11, 1/10 

In Topic: Your best photo of the week ending January 30 2022

01 February 2022 - 12:18 AM

@g4aaw pete Thank you!