A&P Anyway to check out a lenses condition if you dont have a camera on you?

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  1. k1d.

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    Someones offering to sell me a Nikon 70-200 2.8G for 900.. but I don't have my camera on me.. =X
     
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    damn, $900? :eek3:

    other than opening the aperture wide open and looking through the lens both ways to look for dust and other noticeable flaws, I don't know of any way of checking it. :dunno:
     
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    Open aperture blades, zoom in/out quickly and slowly, focus in/out quickly and slowly.

    But honestly, i'd prefer to have a body on me or use someone elses.
     
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    i have access to a cam.. but the battery is dead.. will this work?
    i know stupid question =[
     
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    fuck it. gonna go for it. =X
     
  6. 350GT

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    Have the guy bring a body.
     
  7. k1d.

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    dude rode up in a beat up road bike.
    :squint::squint::squint:

    dropped the price tag even lower then 900 too.. :noes:
     
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    Sounds like its stolen.
     
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    of the lenses itself? or of stuff being taken with the lenses?
     
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    Go to best buy

    use store camera

    Proffit?
     
  14. tenplanescrashing

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    Definitely...$900 for something that goes for $1500-2000 on craigslist = highly sketchy.
     
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    Does it work?
     
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    pics of beat up road bike? :rofl:
     

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