Stolen Nikon Gear

Discussion in 'Nikon' started by Cameron, Oct 3, 2003.

  1. Cameron

    Cameron Guest

    Hi,

    Passing on this information for a colleague who had a bag stolen in Cairns,
    QLD yesterday.

    LowePro Stealth BackPack Camera Bag - Black

    containing

    Nikkor 12-24mm DX F4 Lens no 206606
    Nikkor 24-85 f3.5-4.5 AFS lens no 2035611
    Nikkor 80-200 AF-S IF-ED F2.8 lens no 250906
    Nikon CoolPix 5400 Digital Camera no 7611074
    Nikon SC 17 remote sync cable
    Nikon TC-14E AF-S TeleConverter no 202556
    Nikon TC-20E II AF-S Teleconverter no 206487
    Sandisk CompactFlash Memory Card 128MB no SDCFB-128-144
    Sandisk CompactFlash Memory Card 96MB
    Tiny Disk 128MB Portable USB Drive no 7289840100019
    eDrive USB 1.1 128mb Travelling Disc no FB3-28-US.OA 3C
    D-Link BlueTooth Adapter USB 2.6ghz no A290207002295
    1 Pack International Travel plugs
    1 Pack International Phone adapters
    1 Compact Flash Card Safe

    Anyone with any info please reply to the group...

    Cameron
     
    Cameron, Oct 3, 2003
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  2. Cameron

    Cindy Guest

    Cameron - I suggest your colleague fax this to state and federal police
    services and also second hand camera stores.

    I feel for your colleague.

    Cindy.
     
    Cindy, Oct 3, 2003
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  3. Cameron

    Cameron Guest

    Already done....

    Thanks for your input however!

    Cameron
     
    Cameron, Oct 3, 2003
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  4. Cameron

    Brenton Guest

    Lucky bloke... now he can change to canon gear without worrying about
    what to do with those extra incompatible lenses ;-)
    BRenton
     
    Brenton, Oct 3, 2003
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  5. Cameron

    Gavin Cato Guest

    Poor guy, that must be bloody awful.
     
    Gavin Cato, Oct 3, 2003
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  6. My sympathies to the poor person, that's a pretty significant loss. On a
    lighter note the Canon comment was a bit funny.

    Derrick
     
    Surfworx Photography, Oct 3, 2003
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  7. nah, i'm a canon kinda guy (of course nikon is also great, just my choice)
    but there's nothing funny about losing that much gear... *ouch*.

    i'm assuming it was insured, but huge hassle to go through.
     
    Warren Prasek, Oct 3, 2003
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  8. Cameron

    Henrik Guest

    Hi Cameron,

    My heart goes out to your friend, as one who has been through it myself last
    xmas, It is an absolutely horrible feeling. Please send him my best wishes -
    I hope HE is insured better then I was.

    best of luck to him

    Henrik
     
    Henrik, Oct 3, 2003
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  9. Cameron

    Miro Guest

    Well 1/2 of it would fit in your shirt pocket ........ it's a huge pain in
    the backside but it's the two lenses and digi that make up 90% of the value.
     
    Miro, Oct 4, 2003
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  10. Cameron

    Krissy Guest

    Ohhhh, know what you mean... I was insured... for an O/S trip... didn't stop
    some prick from stealing it, putting me thru HOURS of crap with the cops,
    crying for the next 2 days and then finding out the insurance weren't gonna
    pay either :-(

    K ~ now THAT sucks!
     
    Krissy, Oct 4, 2003
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  11. why wouldn't they cough up? fine print or clause? pls let us know so we know
    who not to insure with ourselves...
     
    Warren Prasek, Oct 4, 2003
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  12. Cameron

    Krissy Guest

    Their (the insurance company I used) underwriter went broke so there was a
    big legal argument over who should get what. I didn't even know what an
    underwriter was until this happened to me. As far as I was concerned I had
    bought the policy from ??? whoever and they should have paid costs &
    expenses (it was more than a stolen camera). I'll look for some paperwork so
    I can tell you which company it was.

    K
     
    Krissy, Oct 4, 2003
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  13. Cameron

    j Guest


    You brought your insurance through a broker, rather than directly dealing with
    the insurance company?

    And the broker went, well, um, broke, hah, that's a joke... ?

    Is that what happened?

    That sucks bigtime how business's can weasle out of their obligations under
    these circumstances. Ansett comes to mind...
     
    j, Oct 4, 2003
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  14. No, he said it was the underwriter, not the broker....
     
    Peter Marquis-Kyle, Oct 4, 2003
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