Completely agree Steve on both counts. We had LCE come and do a talk at our club last year the amount of gear the guy brought along was staggering he was a Nikon shooter (he obviously has taste ) but he had a good understanding of all of the systems he brought along form point and shoot up to the latest DSLR offerings and lots of lenses. I know that there local store (Worcester) made sales to a number of members myself included after that evening. When I went in I was interested in the Tamron 70-200 G2 they didn't have a Nikon version in but let me try the canon one one a equivalent to the D750 I ended up buying one form them along with a tripod. The same goes for our local MINI dealer we went to nottingham to test drive one and it felt like we were being pushed into buying a car we weren't sure of went to Worcester and it was so relaxed we ended up buying a new JCW Clubman instead of the Cooper S version!