A&P If you are waiting for the Sigma 18-200 DC OS, take your name off the list

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  1. ok_computer

    ok_computer OT Supporter

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    God, this thing SUCKS. I just tried it out on the 30D here, and it was unbelievably slow. I thought maybe we got a bad copy, so I tried the other one, and its the same thing.

    The focus sucks, the "OS" doesnt compare to IS or VR, and its the slowest lens under 300mm I've EVER tried. This thing focuses only marginally faster than the Nikon 80-400 VR, which is embarrassing.

    Horrible lens, IMO. So if you're on a waitlist, or have prepaid or something, get off ASAP. :ugh:

    And I'm pretty much a Sigma fanboy, so it's hard for me to say this :sad2:
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Nikkor 18-200mm VR FTW I guess.
     
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    Absolutely. I'd honestly rather use my Kit lens than this POS :o
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    That's really a shame because it isn't significantly cheaper than the Nikkor. :o
     
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    At least Nikonians have a substitute :bigthumb:
     
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    Isn't that lense $500 vs Nikkor's $800?
     
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    in Canada, it's 899 for the Nikon, 699 for the Sigma
     
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    I purchased the 18-200 nikkor as my only lens. hope it works well.(it will be here in a week) i decided to skip the whole "kit lens" thing
     
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    The 18-200 isn't terrible.
     
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    The 18-200 VR is not terrible at all. Lens of the year when it came out, and total backorder ever since.. hard to pull that off while being terrible.

    It's not terrible anywhere, but it's also not excellent anywhere.. it's just "good" at almost everything.
     
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    :ugh2::greddy:
     
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    :rofl: Lens snob with 3 posts. Please die.
     
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    :rofl::werd:

    "I wouldn't let it touch my body!" :bowdown::rolleyes:
     
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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    :rofl: Okay. :hsugh:
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    :rofl: It doesn't matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning is winning.

    You're hardcore man. :hsugh:
     

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