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    Default Why are there more Canon stuff on sale in Buy/Sell than Nikon?

    I am not sure if this has been touched on before. I did do a search and couldn't find anything on the same topic so here I go...


    Have been trying to find a flash and lens in the Buy and Sell section for the past few days. I own a Nikon system. I just have this to ask....

    Why are there so much more Canon stuff on sale in Buy/Sell than Nikon?

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    Maybe there are more Canon users? Check out the Equipment envy sub-forums; Canon has the most number of threads and posts!

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    Coz Nikon stuff are so good, that the owners have no intention to sell them to upgrade.

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    The subject of this thread is like a dynamite and ckiang's post is the spartk that lights the fuse......me go hide from the potential flame war.....
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    Another spark: Canon owners are more septable to the disease called "Equipment Envylitis" and "Upgradoramis". This is where the said person becomes very envious and jealous if someone has better equipment and would have the strong urge to upgrade, regardless if they really would need it.

    Nikon users on the other hand, knows that their equipment is good enough that they would still be able to continue to use the same equipment even when their skills improve.

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    Originally posted by ckiang
    Coz Nikon stuff are so good, that the owners have no intention to sell them to upgrade.

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    hmmm
    Cos Canon stuff are so good that users cant help but to constantly upgrade to keep up with the technology...

    hehe

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    fight fight fight.


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    I am still using my SB-26 in slave mode for portrait shots

    Anyway, why look at constant upgraders in a negative manner... thanks to all these upgraders, newbies who could not otherwise afford say, 2nd hand DSLR can now afford them.

    So Canon users are more 'charitable' than Nikon users, selling away perfectly good equipment at a loss in order to upgrade


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    Oh no, what have I started? One thing is a little true though. Most of my friends who uses the Canon system tend to talk more technical and like to talk about the latest lens, and what they plan to get, what they hope to have, and so on.

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    Canon has new offerings to upgrade to.

    Anyone wants to buy my old Nikon logo stickers?

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    Originally posted by elutris
    Oh no, what have I started? One thing is a little true though. Most of my friends who uses the Canon system tend to talk more technical and like to talk about the latest lens, and what they plan to get, what they hope to have, and so on.
    What's the point? After you buy that all singing, all dancing Canon EOS 1Ds and 10 L lenses, some chap with a 1950's fully mechanical, fully manual camera with no metering, 1 MF point, and a dingy little 50mm lens, and take a pic miles better than you.

    And isn't it nice that Nikon users (specifically D100 users) don't have a 10D equivalent to lust (and waste money) on?



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    Originally posted by StreetShooter
    Canon has new offerings to upgrade to.

    Anyone wants to buy my old Nikon logo stickers?
    Put them up on eBay. Even manuals, brochures, etc go on sale there....

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    Originally posted by Watcher
    Another spark: Canon owners are more septable to the disease called "Equipment Envylitis" and "Upgradoramis". This is where the said person becomes very envious and jealous if someone has better equipment and would have the strong urge to upgrade, regardless if they really would need it.

    Nikon users on the other hand, knows that their equipment is good enough that they would still be able to continue to use the same equipment even when their skills improve.
    That's so true, Nikon users after looking at their first piece of Nikon stuff, decided not to waste another cent on another Nikon anymore.


    * togu runs away

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    Oh man...here we go again...

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    Agree

    Originally posted by togu
    That's so true, Nikon users after looking at their first piece of Nikon stuff, decided not to waste another cent on another Nikon anymore.


    * togu runs away

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    Originally posted by togu
    That's so true, Nikon users after looking at their first piece of Nikon stuff, decided not to waste another cent on another Nikon anymore.


    * togu runs away
    Not quite right, if they decided not to waste another cent on it, they would sell them. Canon users are the ones on a constant upgrade pursuit.

    /me runs away

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    Originally posted by ckiang
    Not quite right, if they decided not to waste another cent on it, they would sell them. Canon users are the ones on a constant upgrade pursuit.

    /me runs away

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    Selling at a price almost like giving away? Might as well keep it but think twice next time.


    * togu put on his wings and fly away

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    Originally posted by ckiang
    Not quite right, if they decided not to waste another cent on it, they would sell them. Canon users are the ones on a constant upgrade pursuit.
    Well, they would sell them if they could. Canon has better resale value, hence more people bother trying to sell their Canon stuff.

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    Originally posted by StreetShooter
    Well, they would sell them if they could. Canon has better resale value, hence more people bother trying to sell their Canon stuff.
    Going by the logic in this thread, then Minolta, Pentax, Leica, and almost all other brands are worthless. You dont see too many of those on sale.



    There, now the people who own other brands can join in this flame war.

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    DING DING!

    Round 1 Over!!

    * togu pass a towel to Ckiang

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