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10-07-2010, 12:12 PM   #76
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Well I just got my Helios 40-1 and its an aluminium anvil! ill see if the shots I took worked in a few minutes

I also have another lens on its way too, a C/Y MOunt Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 I founf semi locally for 220 Euros/285 USD!

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The Nikkor 85/2 I bought for US$9 and modded for a tight PK fit makes me very happy.

Nyah nyah nyah.

Hey Douglas, do you happen to know how the Nikkor optical formula compares to the Pentax?
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QuoteOriginally posted by yeatzee Quote
that was from 2 months ago, and info was not certain then if I remember correctly.

I wish it was 500.... they would sell triple the amount they will now at its current presumed asking price garunteed.
even if it's $700, it will still sell like crazy.
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here is my 45 year old Helios 40-1 after I cleaned it!



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QuoteOriginally posted by dude163 Quote
here is my 45 year old Helios 40-1 after I cleaned it!
That doesn't look like a 45 year old lens at all-- looks like a little girl!

Seriously though, perfect shot.

Great lens! I sold mine and regretted it instantly, then found a 40-2. Wish I'd had them both at once to compare!
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