A&P Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM - $475 ... should i do it?

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  1. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    it's barely used & local.

    maybe i'll offer him $450.
     
  2. E-dub

    E-dub New Member

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    Sounds about right. I would not pay more than $475 for that lens.
     
  3. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    offer 425 and see if they'll bite since you're local. odds are they'll settle for 450
     
  4. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    that's probably what i'll do.

    $450 isn't bad for that much reach. it'll go well with my 17-70mm, and will be great to bring to S. Africa next year. :big grin:
     
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    bearsdidit OT Supporter

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    thats about the going rate... i'm looking at one myself
     
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    I got mine for $400 shipped, but it was missing the hood
     
  7. bearsdidit

    bearsdidit OT Supporter

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    how much?
     
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    see if you can lower it to at least 450
     
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    Good price.
     
  10. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    bitchass already sold it. :mad:
     
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    425 is a good price, 475 is pretty normal imo :nono:
     
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    mattsb2000 OT Supporter

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    It's still what $560 new?
     
  15. bearsdidit

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    Personally, I'd hold out for the IS version.
     
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    sony Active Member

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    Yeah but but used market sucks for it, so prices are generally pretty low.
     
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    bearsdidit OT Supporter

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    i'm debating between the is and non is version... i'm hoping to do a lot of sports, probably on a monopod. who knows.
     
  19. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    what's a good price for the 2.8?
     
  20. E-dub

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    The IS does not really benefit sports shooters unless they are getting creative in IS 2 mode for panning. Can't say the 70-200mm f4L is really monopod worthy either, it is pretty small and I never got tired running around NCAA FB games with it.

    I sold my mint 70-200mm 2.8L 3 years ago for $950 shipped. I have seen them anywhere from $800-1000 depending on date code and cosmetics as well as glass condition. If you look hard enough you can find lightly used ones for ~$850, dipping to $800 and you start seeing glass imperfections. $1k is just overpriced.
     
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    cool thanks man.
     
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    new around $1100...friend of mine just got the sigma 70-200 f2.8 its pretty nice for a few hundred less :hs:
     

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