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Caution: 18-200VR build

blw

Richmond, US
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blw Moderator Awarded for his high level of expertise in various areas Nikonian since 18th Jun 2004
Wed 16-Jan-08 12:57 PM

This is a true story, not a photoshop exercise.

Yesterday I picked up my D100 by the attached 18-200VR. Unfortunately, the strap caught on the bottom of the seat, stopping the camera's upward progress. The 18-200VR actually separated, leaving the top half in my hand and the VR section attached to the D100. Some inspection of the innards indicates that there was pretty much nothing except three plastic tabs holding the two halves together!

Be REALLY careful with this lens. The optical quality is excellent, but the build appears to be considerably less than that of the pro Nikkors.


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