Battling on with my malfunctioning 100-300 cx

Started Dec 14, 2017 | Discussions thread
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DaveyB Contributing Member • Posts: 986
Battling on with my malfunctioning 100-300 cx

For a while now my 100-300 cx has been giving problems with its VR.  At full zoom, it goes haywire, the image vibrating accompanied by a really loud rattling noise.  Turning off the VR in camera makes no difference.  So, I know I'm facing a major repair but have been reluctant to send it off, as I've no equivalent lens for my regular birding shoots.  I've also been mulling over whether it's worth sticking with the N1 system, given worries about reliability, or putting the money towards a move into M4/3.

Anyway, if I pull back to about 200 mm, the problem stops, so here are a few taken in this way 

Drake Mallard

Black-headed Gull

Mute Swan

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