Any Known Issues with Lenses?

Started Apr 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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benjaminblack
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Any Known Issues with Lenses?
Apr 17, 2012

Just paid taxes, now I can begin migrating from Canon to Nikon!

I was wondering if any lenses on the Nikon side have known issues I should be aware of? The only lens I'm wary of thus far is the 50 1.4g. A bargain to be sure, but I've read multiple reports of inconsistency under f2.

In particular I'm wondering about the 70-200 VR II. I have the same lens on the Canon side, and although few Canon shooters will admit it, there is a real problem with IS failure on that lens! Mine failed and cost me $300 for repair as a CPS member. Roger, from LensRentals, recently confessed that Canon's 70-200 IS II is their most serviced lens!

So far my only experience with Nikon glass is the 85 1.4g, which was a pleasure to use in every way. Definitely showed CA, but no more than the 85 1.2LII.

Thanks!

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Nikon D700 Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II +6 more
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