Quote Originally Posted by airgunr View Post
If your main use will be on the tripod I would NOT get the VR version. The regular 105mm AF Micro Nikkor will work just fine. I would suspect the NON AF version would work very just fine as well but I do not own nor have used the NON AF version so I can't comment on it.

I would consider the VR if you plan on doing a lot of handheld shooting as it does add at least a stop or two.
Thanks a lot for the advice.