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08-24-2013, 11:09 PM   #1
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Tamron 28-75mm/2.8 Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Tamron 28-75mm/2.8

Asking Price
285 USD

Item Location
Nova Scotia (Canada)

Item Description
This Tamron is a good copy, no need to play the Tamron Roulette! It's sharp both at the long and and the short end. Never dissatisfied with its sharpness and resolution. At 75mm / 2.8 I notice that it the focus shifted just a tiny bit when I use focus charts, but never apparent in real life situation. FWIW my nikon copy also has this same tendency. Around 60% of my shots with it is at 2.8, and without my error, it's sharp.

There are some dust inside the lens, but this seems to be pretty common and shouldn't affect IQ. I tried my best to photograph it but couldn't really show it properly.

The rubber on the zoom ring has loosened a little, but does not cause problems on operation. If you want to fix it perhaps you can get a new rubber ring from Tamron, although I dont see a reason why.

Great lens and I knew I will miss it so I already re-bought it in another mount. Comes with the original hood and front cap, and a generic back cap.

Taking the loosened zoom ring and dust into account I price it at $285+ shipping with paypal

Original Hood, Original Lens Cap, Generic Rear Cap

Buyer pays shipping
Canada and US: Estimate $20 for Canada and US Continental. I will be responsible for remainder if it costs more, and refund if it cost less
Worldwide: *removed*

Sample Shots (all at 2.8):

(bokeh is blurred with PS on photo below)

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Are you selling or trading this item?

Item Condition (Key)

Shipping Destinations
Other (See Listing)

Shipping Charge
See below

Shipping Services
Canada Post

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Check/Money Order Other (Elaborate)

Return Policy & Additional Details
7 day from delivery, return at buyer's expense

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

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Last edited by Andi Lo; 08-25-2013 at 04:10 PM.

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