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Is it a good idea to buy used lens? looking for a cheap 15-85mm canon lens

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Hey guys, I'm new to DSLR and some says, don't buy a used lens, and some says try to find a good used lens. Which do you think a good idea? Give your advise please pros biggrin.gif
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If money isn't an issue or you are at all paranoid, then buying is probably the only thing you can do and be able to sleep at night.

That said, if you are at all patient and don't mind doing a little research, buying used is not only possible, but many people that dedicate any time or money to this as a hobby (or more) often do buy things used.
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yea if you take your time and shot smart. buying used is great. if you are less knowledgeable on what to look at when buying a used lens on like craigslist then i suggest buying used from B&H, adorama, or KEH to get you started until you learn more thumb.gif
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