Why the vast majority of UK sellers refuse to ship to outside UK? VERY ANNOYING as I want to give you money for your damn goods you shove in my face. Does your post office still use pidgeons? Export business not good enough for you? Currency without pictures of old grannies confuse you? What is it? Tell us!
I've been having a very strange character (compared to my previous characters) for the past week or so.
I've roamed through very glitched and unplayable Balota and deer stands North until heading back to coast with an AK planning to hunt some bandits.
I sneaked on the hills outside of Elektro very slowly, waiting for gunshots so I could spot the shooter from behind.
Ambushed a bandit who was sniping Cherno. I scored an M24 but my looting was stopped early by gunshots as the sniper's buddy ambushed me. I ran away from him bleeding and in shock to the forest and we both ended up going through 3-4 magazines of sidearm ammo with only a bush in between us before I finally put enough lead into him and he dropped dead. Next days was spent hunting animals and getting my blood back from 4000.
I looted the M24 from the bandit earlier and went on a counter-snipe mission in Elektro. Moved very slowly under cover, spotted random survivors and finally got very close to a Barret shooter but couldn't pinpoint his location and decided it was not worth the risk to accidentally move in front of him and get a .50 in the back.
Next day I spawned and shit hit the fan immediatly as automatic supressed fire greeted me. I barely escaped outside taking a few hits. Backed deep in the forest hunting pigs to get blood pack. Count me lucky after still being alive after two ambushes.
The following day I was keeping an overwatch on Elektro and heard random shots from opposing hill and kept my scope on the treeline and saw a freshly bleeding survivor body in the woods and two ghillie'd and AS50-toting suckers kneeling next to the body. I haven't done much long range sniping with the M24 and seriously underestimated the range (dialed 300m, real range was more like 500-600m) so my shots landed in the guy's leg and they managed to crawl to safety behind trees.
I fell back to see if someone would come investigating but besides random shots from around the hills nobody came so I head South to Cherno.
Found a M16A4/ACOG in a hidden tent in the middle of the forest.
I'm gonna throw a curve ball and say you should start with a Nikon D7000 body only and buy a couple of fast second-hand Nikkor AF-D primes or zooms on Ebay.
Now you have an inexpensive solution to good looking video, great stills and good lenses that you can use later if you decide to go for full frame.
After a while you could upgrade to a used D700 for pro-AF and features and let the D7000 handle back up body and video duties.
IMO you'd end up with quite nice and versatile setup relatively inexpensive way that would handle pretty much anything still or video related.
EDIT: Fixed model numbers.
Editor's note: Buying a few years old tech is not maybe the most media sexy thing but when done wisely you get better performance per buck with lower overall costs compared to buying latest bodies that do not bring much new to the table (DSLR video still looks like ass compared to proper cinema cameras, controls are terrible, lots of idiotic restrictions, AF hasn't advanced much in pro bodies for the past 4 years etc.)