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11-29-2011, 07:55 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Pentax Threatens World Economy with Renegade Metal 43/1.9 Autofocus Lens

Just found this on Cameraquest. It's probably been there for quite some time, but visiting that site is like visiting a flea market, and I mean that in a good way...

"Throwing all caution and regard of worldwide financial stability to the winds, Pentax introduced the ALL METAL barreled FA 43/1.9 LIMITED lens in September 1997. The odd choice of focal length is said to be the exact diagonal of 35mm film....the theoretically perfect "normal" lens. Specifications: optical design of 7 element in 6 groups, 49mm filter size, weight of just under 6 oz with hood attached."

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11-29-2011, 08:04 AM   #2
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Hilarious read, now I need to go grab my plastic lens to feel better about myself for not bein worthy. The writeup has a RioRico feel about it :x
11-29-2011, 08:34 AM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by JinDesu Quote
The writeup has a RioRico feel about it :x
That was a spin-off from my conspiracy-theory copywriting days.
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