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06-03-2010, 09:03 AM - 1 Like   #1
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The 77er Limited. Made from razor steel?!

Wiki says:

"Razor blade steel is a martensitic stainless steel with a composition of chromium between 12 and 14.5%, a carbon content of approximately 0.6%, and the remainder iron and trace elements."


Yesterday I had the chance to buy back my old; very good copy of the DA*55 I owned last year.
I said no because of my FA77.
The little man on my shoulder whispered last night:"Buy what if its sharper than your old 77..."



But now after a short shooting in my garden, I know that I was right going on with the FA77:

f1.8


100% crop


f1.8


100% crop


A little of the martensitic steel Pentax must use when composing the wonderful FA77.



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06-03-2010, 12:49 PM   #2
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that really is an astonishing performance, i wonder if the DA*55 would lag far behind. From what i read the DA*55 vs. FA77 vs. FA*85 is like the clash of the titans.
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