Originally Posted by dcstep
If you don't carry two bodies, the 7D is going to sit on the shelf and be of little value. It may be hard to believe, but once you work with the new AF system in the 1DX and 5D3, you'll be really frustrated by the 7D. I'll be shooting really great sharp images with my 500mm on the 5D3, then grab a 70-200mm shot on the 7D and be really frustrated to see the same technique use a soft shot on the 7D. What might seem acceptable now, just doesn't work once you try to new system.
Every time I read things like this I keep thinking about liquidating gear just to fund a 5D MkIII.