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11-02-2010, 12:58 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pentaxor Quote
I think people just gave up with the idea of getting the DA* zooms and it's not worth talking about anymore. people simply moved on and look for better alternatives.
Hmm... And here I am considering buying one with a K-r body. A friend has a Canon T1i with the 17-55mm f/2.8, and that sold me on an f/2.8 lens, but I prefer the K-r to the T1i & T2i. Sigma's 17-50mm doesn't have the quick-shift focus feature... and sounds like build quality isn't as great (even if the optics are good).

Don't feel like dropping that much on a lens to have to deal with repairs. Especially when it will probably be my only lens for a while. For now, I'm planning to go ahead with the hope that I don't have to.

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