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Registered: ‎11-13-2012

24-70L

Canon discontinued this lens, but are there any spots where it's still available in stores?

 

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Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: 24-70L

Your best bet would probably be to look at brick and mortar camera stores.

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Registered: ‎11-11-2012

Re: 24-70L

Also worth looking at the used market.  KEH has several.  I have bought from them several times in the past and always been pleased with their used gear.

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Registered: ‎11-15-2012

Re: 24-70L

I got one for under $1000 like new from the Canon direct store. It was in their refurbished section. I did get it when they were having a 20% off sale. The 24-70/f2.8 L is out of stock right now, but you may want to check the site once or twice a day, nice lenses go fast. I've have very good luck with the Canon refurbished lens program - I think they are often better than new stock - each one is fully checked out and calibrated by a Canon tech before sale. They come with a 90 day warranty (vs 1 year for new), but I find that is plenty of time to see it there is a problem.

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Re: 24-70L

This lens is also still listed in the refurbished section of the Canon Direct Store but is out of stock at the moment. Worth keeping an eye on. 

 

http://shop.usa.canon.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10051_10051_282307_-1

 

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Re: 24-70L

Best deals are on ebay Smiley Happy 

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