Thanks, FujiFilm, for selling me a cheap camera and let it be a retro look!

I bought this brand-new camera X-T1 three years ago and not use much since I have a full-time job busy work. I usually carry the camera with me everywhere on the weekends. For the first time, I noticed the rubber hand grip started to peel off at the bottom corner right next to the memory card door, and to fix it; I bought the rubber glue to glue it. A couple of months later, the rubber hand grip slightly moved and squeezed off on the other side then I fixed it for the second time, but I still had bad luck after a month. I did the same for the third time before I decided to remove the right-hand grip, as you see in the photo. The funny thing is after I obliterated the rubber hand grip. I got more compliments on how the camera looks, and my sister thought I just got a new camera.

I spent more $ on this X-T1 sapphire version and expected it to be high quality. I had used Canon, Nikon, for a long time, but switched to Fuji due to the camera weight. Neither Nikon nor Canon had the handgrip issue after many years used. Don't think I don't like this camera. I have fallen in love with this camera for the first time I saw it on commercial Ads. I know nothing is perfect, and each camera has Pros and Cons of itself, but to me, this is unacceptable for spending fifteen hundred dollars on a camera after thee years used.

I hope this information may give you an idea or an experience with this issue. If anyone has a camera hand grip issue like me, please share How To Fix it. If Fuji reads this post, please fix the problem.


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