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10-06-2010, 09:09 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Tamron 70-300mm AF LD Macro (572D) (US)

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Item for Sale
Tamron 70-300 AF LD Macro (572D)

Asking Price
US $80 US $75

Item Location
Tampa, FL

Item Description
Up for sale, a Tamron AF 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 LD Macro 1:2 (model 572D) in excellent condition.

Includes the following:
Lens
Tamron front/rear caps
Lens Hood
Tiffen 62mm Sky 1-A filter
Lens Cap Leash

Optics, mechanics and cosmetics all excellent.

Pros:
Sharper than I expected
Autofocus was spot on
Very useful macro mode (1:2). Macro/close focusing available with flip of switch between 180-300mm.
Decent build quality
No zoom creep
Nice weight for it's size. Not too light, not too heavy.

Cons:
Front of lens rotates during focusing. Not good for graduated filters. Also makes taking hood off from storage position an adventure.
Images need a bit of contrast adjustment, imo. Simple adjustment in pp.




1:2 macro at closest focusing distance. 300mm @ f/8, iso400, 1/90, K20D


Closest focusing when not in macro mode. 300mm @f/5.6, iso400, 1/125


180mm @f/5.6, iso400, 1/125


70mm @f/5.6, iso400, 1/125


Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Excellent

Shipping Destinations
United States

Shipping Charge
US $7

Shipping Services
USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
If not as described, notify within 7 days of receipt for refund of purchase price, less shipping.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!


Last edited by dumrox; 10-16-2010 at 06:56 PM. Reason: Price drop
10-07-2010, 11:02 AM   #2
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I have that same lens and they are really decent for the prices they go for, especially to cut your teeth on macro. I would certainly snag this over a similar manual focus lens. Good luck!
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Hump day bump
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Price drop! New price reflected in original post

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pm sent... er doh i don't have enough posts >.<
do you still have the lens?
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Lens has sold!

 

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