Wait 4 to 5 years and pick up a used one then. I have never seen Nikon lower the price of anything unless it is being discontinued. They occasionally put things on sale and drop the price by $100 or $200. But, Nikon will never drop the price by 30 to 40%.
> >Overpriced in my view and considering it's a narrow aperture >lens which is given "pro" range status, perhaps the >gold band costs the extra! If that lens got down to say 60-70% >of it's current cost I may be interested. > >Richard