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Question for 70-300 owners

Did your lens come with a blue sticker on it that indicated the equivalent focal length range (140-600)?

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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Yes it did.

Thankfully it removes easily without any marking of the lens.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

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Yes it did.

Thankfully it removes easily without any marking of the lens.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Hi Ian Yes mine did as well. It dosn't detract from the balance so I left it on:
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Lol, I wondered about this. The one at the launch event had one on, but none of the other lenses, and the Oly guy was suprised when I asked him if it was fully working as it had a weird equivilent marking on it.
Perhaps he thinks people don't "get" 4/3rds. Personally I find it alot easier than doing the APS-C type conversions in my head!
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

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Lol, I wondered about this. The one at the launch event had one on, but none of the other lenses, and the Oly guy was suprised when I asked him if it was fully working as it had a weird equivilent marking on it.
Perhaps he thinks people don't "get" 4/3rds. Personally I find it alot easier than doing the APS-C type conversions in my head!
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The reason I was asking is that a suspicious looking 70-300 turned up on eBay. Apparently the seller had bought it by mistake because, er, he had a Canon EOS-400D... oh, and no box or 'paperwork'. The rather blurry product photo showed the sticker, which I had assumed was something Olympus demo units were festooned with. This made me think it had been pinched from a demo day. It would be hilarious if it was the one without the AF motor

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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Mine came with this sticker, I chose to remove it as it was rather bright and unnecessary. As far as I know all the lenses at my local camera shop had these stickers on.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Hi I see the the lens has reached 215.00 with less than a day to go, twenty odd bidders, seems a bit dodgy to me
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The reason I was asking is that a suspicious looking 70-300 turned up on eBay. Apparently the seller had bought it by mistake because, er, he had a Canon EOS-400D... oh, and no box or 'paperwork'. The rather blurry product photo showed the sticker, which I had assumed was something Olympus demo units were festooned with. This made me think it had been pinched from a demo day. It would be hilarious if it was the one without the AF motor

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The seller is now saying e as found te box (damaged) and te paperwork.

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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Hi again it sold for 251.00 hope it's a genuine sale.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

Mine came today complete with blue 140-600 sticker. Glad to hear it will come off easily. I only paid £252 delivered in 10 days from Jacobs. Looks well made to me. The AF/MF switch for close focusing had me confused for a while. Hope to get some decent pics tommorrow,
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Mine came today complete with blue 140-600 sticker. Glad to hear it will come off easily. I only paid 252 delivered in 10 days from Jacobs. Looks well made to me. The AF/MF switch for close focusing had me confused for a while. Hope to get some decent pics tommorrow,
Kinda makes the ebay sale a bit on the expensive side. 251 + postage on ebay and 252 new as above.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

My 70-300mm arrived yesterday. I paid 229 + 10 postage for it from 'kerso'. I'll be making him my first port of call when I need more Oly stuff!

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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

No more on offer though.
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Re: Question for 70-300 owners

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No more on offer though.
So glad I got mine last week then

I am sure Kerso can get you one if you are after one. Maybe PM him?
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