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Hmm.. let me think... 
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Post Hmm.. let me think...
My Nikon 18-200 lens started to play up a few weeks ago, so handed it in to Nikon house for repair.

Firstly, I found out that despite being a Nikon Pro User member, which gives fast turn around times for repairs, this particular lens isn't deemed 'pro' (fair enough.. I knew that) and therefore they wouldn't expedite the repair.

Today I received an estimate for the repair.


I paid £2 less than that for it 4 years ago.

Shall I, shant I have it repaired..?

I probably know the answer already...

And punters say that its a no overhead business....

"God dam right it's a beautiful day, uh huh"


Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:45 am WWW
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Post Re: Hmm.. let me think...
Yep, flog it on ebay for spares and get a new one.


If I agree with you, then we will both be wrong.

Tue Sep 27, 2011 10:38 am WWW
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Post Re: Hmm.. let me think...

Or you could bite the bullet and send your lens down to these guys in Stoke on Trent,

Neil has been servicing my cameras for well over 20 years and apart from being a friend, he is one of the best professionals I know.

IMHO, Nikon are taking the mick!

BTW: Have you had a word with the boys and girls at Fixation?


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Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:03 pm WWW
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