>Hi Ryan. > >Thanks for sharing your experience. AFS and VR in a lens that >cost me $325 was too good to pass up. Then to find that the >lens is even better than I could have hoped for.......... > >JIM
I was very interested to see what you paid for this lens. I found one (near me) advertised on CraigsList. The seller seems to be above-board and I am meeting him next weekend. He says he wants to sell this one to upgrade to the faster f/2.8 70-200. He is asking $375 for a lightly used/excellent condition lens. Of course I will check it out before buying. I would like to get it for $300 or $325. He's had it advertised for 2 weeks, no takers.
Thanks for sharing that info and to others for the helpful comments on the lens. I think this lens is a good fit for me right now, my skill levels don't justify the investment in the f/2.8 zoom right now--even if my budget did, LOL!
working on it in Middle TN Nikon D3100
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