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My nikon 70-300mm has become a little temperamental about focussing. It sometimes behaves well but othertimes it wont focus automatically or manually, on either a D7000 or D80. Is it worth having it repaired or replacing it with a direct replacemnt or Tamron lense?
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Last year I had a problem with my Canon 18-55 not focussing properly. I took it to A.J.Johnstone in Glagow & they charged £85 for a complete repair & service.
I don't know the value of your lens but I would imagine its worth more than £100. If so it would be better to repair it; you'll have a better lens than the equivalent Tamron.
I bought the Tamron 55-200 last year & have to say I'm not at all impressed with it.
thanks for the link.
If it's not economic for repair consider this one from Tamron.
The lens is about £400 new and maybe £300 second hand with a six month warranty.
On this basis I would regard a repair cost of up to £200 as economic.
Quote: Last year I had a problem with my Canon 18-55 not focussing properly. I took it to A.J.Johnstone in Glagow & they charged £85
If it's the canon kit lens these can be bought less than £60 on ebay.
Finally decided to gat the lense repaired at Luton Cameras. Works a treat now. thanks for the comments
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