Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-06-2011, 10:01 AM   #1
Senior Member




Join Date: Mar 2010
Photos: Albums
Posts: 133
good deal for these limiteds?

I actually was looking to get the DA 40mm limited or the DA 35mm macro limited. I already have the FA 77mm, which I love to death.

However, there is a seller who is packaging the DA 70 and 40 limiteds for $650, both presumably in mint condition. Is that a good price to get both? I probably wouldn't want the hassle to resell the 70, but the redundancy of having both the 70 and 77 is not appealing to me. Would you buy both at this price?

12-06-2011, 10:14 AM   #2
Veteran Member
Docrwm's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Somewhere in the Southern US
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 11,275
Would depend on the seller and the condition of the used lenses. Its cheaper than buying them, at a good price, new.
12-06-2011, 10:38 AM   #3
Pentaxian




Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Bangalore
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,435
Good deal imo, DA70 is usually > $400 and DA40 is around $275-300 here.
12-06-2011, 10:38 AM   #4
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 40,958
870 for both new- so I'd say yes
Pentax SMCP-DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited Series Autofocus Lens 21620
Pentax SMCP-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited Series Autofocus Lens 21550


Adam
PentaxForums.com Webmaster (Site Usage Guide | Site Help | My Photography)



PentaxForums.com's high server and development costs are user-supported. You can help cover those costs by donating. Or, buy your photo gear from our affiliates, Adorama, B&H Photo, or Topaz Labs, and get FREE Marketplace access - click here to see how! Trusted Pentax retailers:

12-06-2011, 10:55 AM   #5
Senior Member




Join Date: Mar 2010
Photos: Albums
Posts: 133
Original Poster
Thanks everyone

I think I'll go for it. If they are as advertised, I'd love to trade for a 100mm d-fa wr for the da 70, or maybe add some cash to get the 50-135 :P
12-06-2011, 11:29 AM   #6
Loyal Site Supporter
eddie1960's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Toronto
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 12,166
A lot of people have both and use them for different purposes from what i've seen. Good deal in any case.
12-06-2011, 12:50 PM   #7
Veteran Member
paperbag846's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2010
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,396
Filp the 70 for 425 and you get the DA 40 for 225...
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
da, k-mount, pentax lens, price, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax 645D Good design & Limiteds Kenn100D Pentax News and Rumors 4 10-05-2010 03:59 AM
Is this as good of a deal as I think? ckusnierek Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 32 04-09-2010 07:24 AM
Is this a good deal ? rustynail925 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 5 02-03-2010 10:28 AM
good deal? jolee1990 Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 8 02-02-2010 05:44 PM
Is this a good deal? dzn465 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 2 01-17-2010 10:25 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:44 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top