A&P Damn 70-200 VR keeps getting cheaper

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  1. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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    $1,449 now from B&H after rebate of $100. I paid $1,550 for mine last October! :hsugh:
     
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    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    what the gay ...it's like 2k up here in Canada ..
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Canadian dollars :mamoru:
     
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    yeah the exchange rate is like 1.10 now

    1 usd dollar = 1.10 Canadian dollars

    So it isn't really the exchange in this situation b/c $1449US = $1594 CND
     
  5. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    :eek5: Thats defintely my next lens purch.

    How do you like yours? :naughty:
     
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    i wnat one :drool:
     
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    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    I think I'd buy the 18-200 VR first.
     
  8. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    Thats what I did :o
     
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    Devoidarex Rexversusu v.2.0

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    It's on back-order everywhere. :eek4:

    Maybe the most popular lens ever? :noes:
     
  10. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    Just out of luck, got mine from a local retailer right before they sold out, they get like 8 a week :noes:
     
  11. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Just poor planning by Nikon. :rofl:
     
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    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    And to think I paid around $1700 for my 70-200VR when it came out... booo
     
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    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    the 80-200 is 1300 brand new and the 70-200 is 2000 brand new .... I'm pondering if I should realy pay that much just a VR?
     
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    Order from the states dude, right now our dollar is almost on par with theirs; save big money + no tax
     
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    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    true but that's if I can get it in Custom without being taxed ..and also warranty ... Nikon canada won't even do a repair on anything if it's not purchased in Canada which makes it gay
     
  17. .chris

    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    difference between this and 18-200 VR?
     
  18. Hua

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    It gives you special access to events.
     
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    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    i dont think you have ever answered me seriously :bowdown:
     
  20. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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    I am not kidding.
     
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  22. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    There's no fcking reason for a manufacturer to have such an excessive backorder on a part. I work in manufacturing, specifically the procurement side, so I am familiar with how companies purchase raw material for production orders and forecasted orders in addition to working with operations on the manufacturing of these items. There's no reason to have a backorder of 2+ weeks, let alone 2+ months (ie Nikon 18-200) unless someone really fucked up.
     
  23. TenzoR

    TenzoR She is hot hot hot

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    I was told it's almost 8 month :greddy:
     
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    70-200 has an f/stop of 2.8 at all ranges.

    18-200 has an f/stop of 3.5 at 18mm and f/5.6 at 200mm
     
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    .chris You drown before the water lets you in. OT Supporter

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    thanks :cool:
     

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