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Nikkor 18-200mm VR "creep"

JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Thu 11-Oct-12 03:08 PM

Both versions of the 18-200mm are well known for this. Other lenses will do it, too.

A common solution is to use a rubber band or o-ring to hold the lens in place. If you do a search for "lens creep" you will find a few threads with ideas for working around the problem.

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Joseph K
Seattle, WA, USA

D700, D200, D70S, 24-70mm f/2.8, VR 70-200mm f/2.8 II, 50mm f/1.4 D,
17-55mm f/2.8 DX, 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 VR, 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX

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