Canon 17-55 impressions (vs 17-40)

Started Jun 17, 2006 | Discussions thread
Don_D
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Re: L lens build

ed rader wrote:

i agree on all but the L lens build. i much prefer the better build
and i think it pays off in the long run.

whether its worth the extra money is debatable...but it is worth it
to me.

Ed,

I've been reading this forum for a couple of years now and I don't recall seeing many "mechanical lens failure" threads. Have you had some bad experiences with non-L lenses in this regard?...or is it a comfort level for just having a more robust lens for bad weather, etc? Do you have evidence that non-L lenses are more likely to go out of calibration?
I can be convinced....LOL..

Don

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