Time to play the wait game...

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by Nubster, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Nubster

    Nubster TalkEmount Veteran

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    Today I finally ordered a NEX-6 body, ordered the B&H Sigma lens package, memory card to go with the one I bought the other day on sale at Walmart (both 16gb), and I think I might grab a Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 to try out as well. If I enjoy using MF as much as I think I will, a 30mm f/1.2 will be next on the list.

    I already ordered a Nikon to NEX and Minolta to NEX adapter. Only other things I'd like to get right off the bat is a remote and spare batteries/external charger. Then I'll be set for a while.

    I love the research part, I love the ordering part, I just hate the wait.
     
  2. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Staff Member Subscribing Member

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    Oh yeah, having pulled the trigger on a deal the wait formit to arrive absolutely sucks!

    Congrats BTW. :)
     
  3. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

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    Shouldn't be long. Have you downloaded the user's manual ? I always do that so I can get an idea of how I set up the camera when it gets here. Oh, and BTW, I think I had made a post on my N6 settings, you might want to look at it for a baseline.
     
  4. Grisu_HDH

    Grisu_HDH TalkEmount Veteran

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    IF you're waiting for technical toys even 1 day IS enough...!!! :rolleyes:
     
  5. davect01

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    Congrats, hope you will be pleased
     
  6. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    I personally love the waiting stage. Every time I hear a diesel coming up my street, I perk up. (Is that it???)
     
  7. Aslondon

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    Personally I can't stand the wait. Patience may be a virtue so I guess I'm not particularly virtuous lol

    Al
     
  8. Bimjo

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    Yeah, I'm the same way. I buy something online and then the Chipmunks song, Christmas Don't be Late keeps running through my head.

    Does that make me old?
     
  9. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

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    No it doesn't.

    What makes you old, is when you spend your waiting time buying other stuff on-line. What makes me feel old is when something arrives in the mail and I go - "oh when did I order that??" lol!
     
  10. Nubster

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    Minolta MC 50mm f/1.4 ordered. NEX-6 shipped this morning from CA so likely I won't see it until Monday or Tuesday :( Too bad too cause I am off work this weekend. It would have been nice to have a new toy to play with. Oh well, early next week isn't bad and who knows, maybe I'll be surprised. Then I only have to hope that either my Sigma lenses arrive as well or the Nikon adapter...or I'll be busy staring at a nice, new, unusable camera body all weekend which might be worse than not having it at all...lol
     
  11. freddytto

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  12. Nubster

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    Urrrgggggg.....camera is here....except I was not home, I was out doing a charity polar plunge. It's signature confirmation and the PO is closed until Monday :(

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    And yes, I went regimental. Not sure that was the best decision...but in the end, it wouldn't have matter...lol
     
  13. msullivan

    msullivan TalkEmount Regular Subscribing Member

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    It is fun not only to find and buy stuff on line but then to be able to discuss the fun with others all over world via the forums.
     
  14. davegore2005

    davegore2005 TalkEmount Regular

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    new poster here so be gentle, i have an nex c3, but got myself a canon fd50mm f1/8 which arrived today.....but the adapter did not....very frustrating, so right now patience is not my best thing

    dave
     
  15. nianys

    nianys TalkEmount All-Pro

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    Not to frustrate you further (all the opposite) but it's a very nice, capable and compact combo you got yourself there. The FD's unsexiness is only equalled by its optical awesomeness !
     
  16. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Staff Member Subscribing Member

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    Welcome Dave, the forum, the NEX and to… the wait. ;)
     
  17. davegore2005

    davegore2005 TalkEmount Regular

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    thanks, i am already learning a lot here...a very useful place to visit

    dave
     
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