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01-21-2011, 06:23 PM   #1
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Metz 50AF1 vs 58AF2 - Built quality?

Or 48AF1 vs 58AF1 for that matter.

Is there any difference in the built quality? I had got myself a 50AF-1 and was terribly disappointed with the rather flimsy and plasticky built (especially considering that it is made in Germany). The tilt and swivel movement feels lifeless too. I have sold it off since. I thought my old AF360fgz was plastic and the Metz was twice worst.

I am wondering if this is the case for the 58AF1/2 as well or they are built better for the fact that its their top of the line model - I wouldn't pay the kind of money for the 58's too if they were built that way.

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