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05-28-2010, 02:43 PM   #1
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Found a Pentax-F 50mm f1.7

I went out at lunchtime today with a friend and found a like-new F 50mm f1.7 at the local flea market. I got it for $40 and just finished putting it through its paces on my K200D. Noisy autofocus but it's dead accurate, nice bokeh and very sharp overall, good sharpness even wide open. My first autofocus prime and a nice start to the weekend.

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Wow! Better than my K50 1.2 deal!

Thats like 1/5 of the normal price they got for
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Good for you!

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Been trying it out indoors at dusk. The autofocus may be noisy but it's fast and accurate to lower light light levels than my slower zooms. I checked some completed auction prices on Ebay and that was a good deal...
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Well done! It's a very nice lens!
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Where's that flea market?
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wow! this lens easily goes higher than 200 on ebay.


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