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Nikon’s fluorine coating explained

Nikon released a short video explaining their fluorine coating currently present in the 800mm f/5.6 and the just released 400mm f/2.8 lenses: Here is the fluorine coating description from Nikon’s website:

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Deal of the day: refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $15,000

Roberts Camera has listed a refurbished Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens for $14,999.88 on eBay with 180 days USA warranty and free shipping (new lens price: $17,896.95). Few other refurbished listings:

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New Nikon patent for 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses

Nikon filed a new patent in Japan for a 800mm f/5.6, 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 super telephoto lenses. The patent was originally submitted on May 30th, 2012. The 800mm f/5.6 lens is already announced and in stock. The current Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ($8,899) and 600mm f/4G ($9,799) lenses were announced back in 2007 – maybe Nikon is […]

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Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens now in stock

The Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR Lens is currently in stock at B&H for $17,896.95 with free shipping and 2% in rewards.

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Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens trivia by Moose Peterson

Some interesting trivia on the $18,000 Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 lens by Moose Peterson:

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You can now rent the Nikon 800mm f/5.6 lens for $529 for 3 days

You don’t have spare $18k for a new lens? BorrowLenses received their first Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR and the lens is currently available for rent. The price for 3 days is $529, insurance is $108 and shipping is $40:

Nikon 800mm f5.6E FL ED VR lens for rent
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It takes three people to unbox the Nikon 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR lens

If you are one of the lucky few who have ordered the most expensive lens in the current Nikon lineup, you may need an extra hand when unboxing this 800mm monster:

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