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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 3:07 am 
I found one while lookign through some threads in a group of mine on flickr. I researched it and it cost around $70 and comes with a AA or EN-EL3 container for the batteries. I am ordering it in like 2 days and can't wait.

Aside form its obvious benefits, it will help me feel better about my cameras build.haha.not a contributing factor to why I buying it but, I think my D40 will feel much more solid with this on.

here is the link: ... 0148718067

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:22 am 
enjoy it - i never take off my (overpriced) canon BG-E3 grip.
for me, the grip was way too small without it and can leave 2 batteries fitted.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 1:22 pm 

Hows the grip ? Does it do what it advertised ?
Reviews please :wink:

Interesting on this since Nikon does not produce any grip for the D40/x - unless i am mistaken.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 4:29 pm 
Well I haven't bought it yet, but I am plannig to this weekend. I will be sure to give a review and wher I bought it as soon as I get it though.

Here are the pictures. ... dZViewItem

and there is also this one that I haven't seen before. ... dZViewItem

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:54 am 
Nice find Nate,

Even though the D40 already has like a really good battery life (without using the LCD a lot), the battery grip will double the power giving a ungodly amount of shots on a single charge. :lol:

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:29 pm 
Ohh i agree..

Nice find Nathan i may have to pick one of these up myself. decent price too which is kinda neat :) ..


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:55 pm 
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Welcome to the Grip Club!

I got the BG-E3 Battery Grip for my 350D, equipped with 2 batteries in it.

Makes the camera feel and look more substancial, with the added weight and size. I actually just took it off today, and I find it more awkward to hold even in landscape since the bottom of my hand kind of comes just below the batter bit (with out the grip) so with the grip on the bottom of my hand is still on the camera.

Like David said, once you get it do a review, since I bet there are a few D40(x) owners or owners to be that would appreciate it :D

Good luck with your purchase!

Canon EOS 5DmkII + BG-E6 + Canon EOS 40D + BG-E2N + Canon EOS 33
Canon 17-40 F/4L USM + Canon 24-70 F/2.8L USM + Canon 28mm F/1.8 USM + Canon 70-200 F/2.8L USM IS + Canon 85mm F/1.8 USM
Canon Speedlite 580EX II + Canon Speedlite 540EZ + 2 x Nikon SB-80DX
Cactus V2s Wireless Trigger - 5 x Cactus V2s Wireless Reciever


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2007 11:28 pm 
thanks, I love teh feel and look of grips. I am just glad I found one to hold me off till my body upgrade.haha.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:02 pm 
Any reviews coming yet , Nathan ?
Many D40/X users waiting anxiously. :P

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:21 am 
I am no longer buying this because I am getting a D80 body as soon as I pick up like $150, so no review...sorry.

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