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Nikkor 18-200mm VR "creep"

largebore

Clarks Summit, US
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"RE: Nikkor 18-200mm VR "creep""

largebore Silver Member Nikonian since 17th Jan 2011
Thu 20-Dec-12 01:37 AM

>Yes, this is entirely normal. It's especially common if you
>have a filter permanently on the lens. Nikon won't do
>anything about it, precisely because it is normal.
>
>The best way to address the problem is simply to hold the lens
>by the zoom ring - then it won't zoom on its own. This
>doesn't help with a tripod, but because the main value of an
>18-200VR is that it's convenient and handy, I'd be surprised
>if many people really have the tripod problem.


HA! Tripod problem is my number issue with the lens. I shot downward on a tripod for tabletop works and the lens does not creep it just drops down to its longest position...REALLY BAD .
Although I was just in a store and saw one of the new ones and it was tight as a drum... Who knows, maybe they fixed the problem.

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