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Old Dec 6, 2017, 5:40 PM   #1
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A guy is selling Canon 70-200 2.8 IS for about $1000. He claims that the lens is in excellent condition. Given that, is this a good price to pay for this?

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Old Dec 6, 2017, 6:07 PM   #2
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KEH.com has one in EX condition with caps and hood for $1,035 with a one year warranty. [https://www.keh.com/shop/canon-ef-70...oom-lens.html]

I'd say that was a better deal than what he's offering.
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KEH.com has one in EX condition with caps and hood for $1,035 with a one year warranty. [https://www.keh.com/shop/canon-ef-70...oom-lens.html]

I'd say that was a better deal than what he's offering.
The one in your link is the non IS version.
The one that guy is selling is the IS version.

Furthermore, considering the IS II is out, should I wait for a deal on the new model or bite this one for $1k?

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You're right. Sorry.

They have the stabilized version with caps and hood for $1,429 with a one year warranty. [ https://www.keh.com/shop/canon-ef-70...zoom-lens.html ]

So maybe your guy's deal is pretty good.
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Check the lens elements and diaphragm blades for blemishes.
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