Notion that kit lenses are Dud

Started Dec 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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SamG10
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Notion that kit lenses are Dud

The prevailing view (to me at least) seems to be that kit lenses are no good.  I don't understand the logic of this.  is it not in the interest of manufacturer to make sure that their products are sold with the best of quality?  If they sell a camera but packaged it with a so-so lens, doesn't that give the impression that the camera is of low quality and illicit a negative reaction from consumers?  That would be bad marketing, would it not?

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