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  1. SrBiscuit

    SrBiscuit TPF Noob!

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    my mom just called me and said she has access to a nikkor af 35-70 3.3-4.5 lens for $30, and asked if i wanted her to pick it up for me.

    after looking at my gear list, does anyone think this lens is worth my $30, or should i let it go?

    thanks!
     
  2. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I wouldn't bother...it would probably end up as a paper weight...I've got a few paper-weight lenses myself. :roll:
     
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    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    um... buy it. if you don't like it, I'm certain you can get your $30 back easily since I only see $50+ prices online.
     
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    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I'd pay $30 for a paperweight.
     
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    bigtwinky No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I don't think you would actually use it, considering the gear you have.

    I first thought that you could grab it and then flip it on Craigslist for more, but I found a listen (albeit in the San Diego) selling a Nikon 5005 AF film lens with an AF Nikkor 35-70 3.3-4.5 all for $50.

    So yeah, skip it
     
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    If it was the 2.8, definitely... the version you're talking about I'd probably pass if I had your lens lineup.
     
  7. SrBiscuit

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    ok cool.
    thanks guys.
    i'll let this one go to someone who might benefit from it more than i.

    if it were the 2.8 i would DEF scoop it up.

    you make a good point rob...im sure i could make 20 or so, but my parents live 3 hrs from me so for a drive down, or mailing it...just doesnt seem worth the time or trouble.

    thanks again.
     
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