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06-06-2009, 06:08 PM   #61
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QuoteOriginally posted by Enc0der Quote
Because it's cheaper this way, and doesn't really matter.
Why wouldn't it matter? A grip made out of different material than the camera body would be odd. It isn't a deal breaker of any sort, but I just find it strange, as Canon users had an exciting time when the battery grip for the 10D was magnesium alloy instead of the plastic on the D30.

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Nothing we can really do about it now. Pentax takes little steps so let's hope that the next one will be magnesium alloy.
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But can anyone actually show me a link of where it says that it is plastic?
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Well that last question put a stop to proceedings!

Function and form are what are ultimately important. The material the grip is made from simply adds to the luxury and possible the qudos (bragging rights).

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NED BUNNELL: D-BG4 Battery Grip

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Some may not like the looks of the K-7 with grip attached, but for me, it makes the camera look "all business"

For me it looks like a picture taking machine, no frills just a "get 'er" done kind of approach.

I, for one like the look.


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