To return or not to return: Crazed Nikkor 28-300 Sci-Fi Focus Sounds

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To return or not to return: Crazed Nikkor 28-300 Sci-Fi Focus Sounds

Hi Folks; long time lurker, first time poster.

Just got a Nikkor 28-300 2nd hand in "Excellent" condition from MPB; it produces a rather audible buzz when focussing;

I've not seen (*heard) this buzz in the copy that my uncle owns and it's quite noticeable. There are a few other posts about a similar "pew-pew" sounding buzz out there but none seem to actually provide any audio.

Anyhow, I'd appreciate a verdict: is this a cause for concern, or is this normal. At this point a new 28-300 is only ~£140 more and I'm pushing to returning this one, although I'd feel bad doing it.

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Nikon D3100 Nikon D5300 Nikon D780 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Samyang 14mm F2.8 ED AS IF UMC +4 more
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