Anyone using the 18 140, and happy?

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Anyone using the 18 140, and happy?
8 months ago

Well I have been searching all I can find and read about the new V3, and available V2 and kits? well ! I think I've talked myself out of trying to get one. The V3 price just turned me off, and V2 kits not a great deal better.

The next set up I'm looking at as a lightweight "kit" would involve my D200, and a 18 140, this would be a, one camera and one lens and a "walkabout" kit, I know the D200 is no "lightweight" but its paid for and the 18 140 is about $600.00 US, and has a good focal range for a walkabout. I'm also thinking about the new Sigma 18 200 "C" lens.

My current D200 walkabout kit is the recent 28 1.8 G lens[FOV 42] and its just fine, but a zoom might be a better way to go, and put the 28 back in my D700 bag.

I don't plan to upgrade either my D200 or D700 to a larger MPX camera I'm totally satisfied with the results I get with those two cameras. One review said something to the effect on a 24 MPX might not be the sharpest lens, but I figure on a 10MPX should fill the bill as a walkabout "kit"

So does anyone have experience with this new lens on a older Nikon body? and do you feel its worth the money?

Looked at the lens today at Best Buy, but it in a "cage" and all the sales people seemed to be socializing! so I left.

Thanks to anyone who can shed some light on my thoughts.

"dog house riley"

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