RainyDayInterns: We will give it a rating once we have had some experience shooting with it.
However, if you want to see a physical comparison between the 18-200mm and the 18-300mm, then here it is:http://www.rainydaymagazine.com/RDM2012/Home/July/Week2/RDMHomeJul0912.htm#Nikkor18To300mmZoom_FirstLook
Click on any of the images for a larger version.
Here are a few FirstUse pics under various conditions:http://www.rainydaymagazine.com/RDM2012/Home/July/Week2/RDMHomeJul1112.htm#Nikkor18To300mmZoom_FirstUse
We will give it a rating once we have had some experience shooting with it.