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D70 and ocean water

While asleep many feet from the beach a couple saturdays ago, a pacific ocean sneaker (rogue) wave came 50 ft up onto the beach and covered my d70,cell phone, camera bag..It proceeded 40 feet past me before it finished...I know two weeks is a long time, but is it worth taking the d70 in..I tried recharging the battery and hitting re=set button....thanx ahead of time for any help.

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Re: d70 and ocean water

Replace the Camera Water is death to cameras Salt water Kills them even deader

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