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| p.2 #2 · Saving Skills, Bankroll Management and Canon Upgrade Syndrome |
We don't spend money on clothes, eating out, entertaining, etc. Just money for travel, 'puter gear, and photo stuff…
We retired the beginning of last year, but have always fed our 401ks to the maximum, we live in a small house and our newest car is over 10 years old. I'm also a died in the wool doit-your-selfer so I do almost all our repairs and maintenance, but
Dirty Harry: Man gotta know his limitations.
with this. With my tools, computers, and camera equipment I've tried to buy just one or two items a year and I've always tried to buy the best I can afford and make it last. I'm sure hoping that the megapixel wars are over so I can stick with the cameras I have. If so, there are only two lenses left on my wish list. The 135f2 may be this years Christmas gift. The other is the 500f4 so
I would suggest renting the next thing you are lusting for. I have tried that for several lenses, and after playing for a week my CUS settles down, and I send them back without regret. It doesn't always work though, with the 500 f4 I bought right after renting.
It also costs about $500 to rent that sucker for a week and they sell used for only $1000 less than new and the MkII will be $4000 more. Egad. So if I decide for that one my only excuse will have to be
I'm rich I don't care