Beginner What's wrong with the Nikon 18-105 AF-S DX VR IF ED?

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Good evening all,

I have been looking at AF-S lenses for my D3200 and wondered why there are so many 18-105mm lenses on the second hand market? MPB currently have 38 for sale! What's wrong with them?

Thanks in advance.
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If my memory serves then not much wrong with it tbh. Decent IQ and reasonable fast af. iirc it has a plastic mount so will be susceptible to breaking there if roughly handled and it has a fair bit of distortion at both ends of the zoom. For the price of them though, a decent lens imo.
 

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If my memory serves then not much wrong with it tbh. Decent IQ and reasonable fast af. iirc it has a plastic mount so will be susceptible to breaking there if roughly handled and it has a fair bit of distortion at both ends of the zoom. For the price of them though, a decent lens imo.

:plus1: I had one a while back and just a slight knock broke the mount :(
 
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I'm not 100% sure but isn't that the lens that sometimes comes as a bundle option like a kit lens. Maybe with some of the mid range nikon cameras? If it is I imagine there will be more floating about to sell.
 
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Thanks for the replies. I believe they are a kit lens but there seems to be so many for sale, I thought there might be a known fault with them.
 
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There's nothing to worry about, its a very good all rounder lens. The quantity is due to the majority of people upgrading.
 
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Optically no real issues and a very useful focal length, bust the plastic lens mount on mine, stupid stupid idea that Nikon still chuff about with presumably to save ten bob
 

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I had one as part of a D7000 kit and the mount broke in warranty.

Nikon told me to p*** off so I bought a replacement on eBay for £15 and fitted it myself.

Superb lens for the money. Don't hesitate if you want one.
 
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