$500 Tamron 70-180 repair bill

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Joe Tam Senior Member • Posts: 1,342
$500 Tamron 70-180 repair bill

Hi

Zoom ring got stuck six months after impact damage that put a dime size ding on the zoom mechanism.  Tamron just charged $500 for repair.  Is this typical?  Lens is $1099 currently.  Can you negotiate the price as with shipping both ways total is about $530.

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