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I was wondering if this is a good deal, its the lowest I've seen it yet, or you guys could recommend a better one for this lens:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc..._4_5_6_IS.html
    
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If you're willing to buy used, they usually go for $180. To be honest, you might as well. If I remember correctly, grey market items don't have valid warranties in the US, so if you're going to skip out on the warranty, might as well go for the cheaper option.
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Yeah I'd buy used as well. Its a great lens for the money.
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in a lot of cases, "used" is almost like new.. most take care of their equip. =]
 
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Originally Posted by iandroo888 View Post
in a lot of cases, "used" is almost like new.. most take care of their equip. =]
If you buy from the right place. Good news is photography forums are usually the best places for this.

I've one body and six lenses from POTN so far, and all of them came in perfect condition, with all the lenses 100% dust free and properly calibrated (even my Sigma!)
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yah a good place in particular for canon would be POTN. otherwise, FM is best place =]
 
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Just saved myself $100 buying it from POTN.

Thanks guys.
    
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Just saved myself $100 buying it from POTN.

Thanks guys.
 
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