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Old Mar 24, 2006, 6:02 PM   #1
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im in the market for lens that has a 70-200~300 range, basically anything that gives me more reach than the 5D kit lens, im tired of it! the sigma 55-200 is at b n h photo for only about 150 dollars, but this sounds too good to be true, and i know there is a catch. problem is... whats the catch?
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Old Mar 24, 2006, 7:59 PM   #2
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Keep an eye on the used market for a Minolta 70-210mm f/4 or 70-210mm f/3.5-4.5

Check listings often because the good deals get grabbed fast.





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Old Mar 24, 2006, 8:02 PM   #3
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I have purchased a lot of Maxxum lenses and such from Jody Katz on eBay. He is a great source of information and he packages his items better than the factory.

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The Minolta 75-300 all metal first generation is great lens which can be found on Ebay now and then. I 've got one and it's as sharp as the 70-210 F4 with more range. It's heavy and long but it kicks.
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Old Mar 25, 2006, 10:15 AM   #5
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The Sigma 55-200 is a very light lense with fine image quality. For a test of the Canon version go to http://www.photozone.de/8Reviews/len..._456/index.htm
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