>Hi, I have just got myself a used D200 after being a Pentax >user all my life. I liked the look of the D300 but being out >of work I plumbed for the above camera. It's the best move I >have ever made. Now all I need is some good cheap lenses any >recommendations will be gladly received.
The best low cost lens I ever used with the D200 was the Nikon 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5 DX. It is crystal sharp and very little distortion. I think you should be able to find a used copy for under $150.