A New Tamron 24-70mm VC or used Nikkor 24-70mm for the same price?

Started Dec 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Jablok
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Re: A New Tamron 24-70mm VC or used Nikkor 24-70mm for the same price?
In reply to wint, Dec 7, 2012

wint wrote:

What would you buy today? A new Tamron 24-70mm VC or used Nikkor 24-70mm for the same price?

Used nikkor, definitely, or 24-120 f4 VR. The last one is lighter and has more zoom range. For most cases f2.8 is too narrow DoF, so the f4 is ok.
Tamron is a "sweet candy", but it's not reliable, IMO, especially on nikons. 
Or, if you need a fast lens, go with sigma 35 1.4)

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