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Nikon D7100 & Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G II lens review

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    Nikon D7100 & Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G II lens review by Shayne Warren (this is an old guest post that somehow slipped through the cracks and I forgot to publish it):

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Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 VRII sales halted on Amazon

Update: this lens is not longer “under review” @ Amazon. Not sure what is the exact reason, but sales of the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.6 VRII has been halted on Amazon since yesterday:

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Let’s see how widespread this thing is

UPDATE: I created a group on flickr for this issue – if your lens has a damaged thread, please submit a picture of it here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/1283774@N25/ A set of pictures will make this poll more “legit”. Please vote in this poll ONLY if you own the latest Nikon 70-200 VRII f/2.8 lens: I own the […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII thread issue: “that is normal”

UPDATE: I received a word that Nikon is looking into this issue and will have an official statement soon. Let’s wait and see. Here is the translated response from Nikon Beijing Service Center dated 01/11 regarding the previously reported 70-200 f/2.8 thread issue (source: xitek). “Failures Observed: lens thread defect at 200mm (the customer believes […]

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Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII problem seems to be wide spread

Based on the amount of feedback I received after my post from yesterday (more close-up pictures available here), it seems that the issue with the Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII is more common than I expected (I got lucky with mine). At that point it is not clear if this “peeling” will impact the performance of the lens […]

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