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12-23-2010, 06:20 PM   #16
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"This lens has seen more than you'll ever see in your lifetime!"

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12-23-2010, 06:30 PM   #17
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You know, in the days before eBay -- if anyone can remember that far back -- people actually used to THROW OUT some stuff.
Now, we just recycle. To suckers, er I mean to economical purchasers.

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It may have witnessed history.
Yes, just as the prior owner stepped on a land mine.
12-23-2010, 06:36 PM   #18
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The seller apparently also offers aircraft/avionics equipment. I'd sure hope something designed to keep me from plummeting out of the sky would be in better shape than this lens!
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Eric can fix it. He can fix anything!
yeah...but for how much and will it be as good as originally?

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yeah...but for how much and will it be as good as originally?
The going rate for a F*300. It will be like an entirely new lens
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The unit has some plastic damages which you can see in the pictures.

yeah right, plastic damage my ass. it's clear as a daylight the lens had been butchered.
12-24-2010, 12:09 AM   #22
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Official description of the quality on e-Bay says:

"Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the sellerís listing for full details and description of any imperfections"

Fully operational?

"Some plastic damages"?

To quote Darryl Kerrigan "Tell him he's dreaming".

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Yes, just as the prior owner stepped on a land mine.
HAH!!!!!!!

12-24-2010, 11:12 AM   #24
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I would pass on that lens just on principal. A lens in that condition needs more than the totally inadequate description in the listing. Sellers who fail to adequately describe their product (even if it's to say that they don't know what happened to the lens) should not be patronized.

From the photos it seems that there is no way that lens will function properly on a Pentax as it doesn't appear to have a K-mount.
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You might as well take $200.00 and just burn it, as you will have fewer issues than if you bought this piece of junk. Even better give the $200 to a charity, as it’s Christmas.

This lens belongs back in a garbage dump where it came from.

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That outfit are advertising a vehicle radiator hose for $99

They sure know how to charge for the crap they sell!
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Don't poo poo the value of this lens:

It may have witnessed history.
What like the latest reporter killed by the IDF?
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