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Author: GrumpyOldGuy Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 22153  
Subject: Nikon zoom lens question Date: 9/19/2011 10:10 AM
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I really have little clue about what I'm doing but maybe you can help me out. I have a Nikon D50 which may or may not be replaced (Nikon 3100) but I do want a zoom lens. Looking at the two options below I can't see enough difference to account for the $170.00 difference in price. Any ideas?
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http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-70-300mm-4-5-5-6G-Digital-Camera...

Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED IF AF-S VR Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras $520.00
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http://www.amazon.com/Nikon-55-300mm-4-5-5-6G-ED-VR/dp/B003Z...

Nikon 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR AF-S DX Nikkor Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR $349.00
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