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12-03-2013, 02:07 AM   #16
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Thanks, I will.
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So, update for everyone who offered me advice. I have contacted both Adorama and Pentax and it is warrantied with my extended plan and it's not about to expire, so I've decided to work at AF adjust for a bit longer. I've got it at +3 right now and on a tripod test at static options today, I was getting consistent results that I really can't complain about. I tested from 24mm - 100mm. I might be -1 off, but I decided not to change it today based on what I was seeing, will repeat my test in sunlight (if we ever get any).

Then I think I need to take it out in the neighborhood and put it through the paces, photograph some little league and dogs playing etc. and decide if I've got a focus issue or not. Aside from some a concert I agreed to shoot for a friend, I'll leave it on the camera until I decide. If adjusting it doesn't make me happy with it, then I'll send it it.

I got to handle a 16-45 and a 55-300 in a shop and I appreciate how well built this 18-135 is. I'll either get it fixed or get it dialed in.
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I may go that way. I've got something coming up that I agreed to shoot that I need my dSLR for, but after that I could shoot film for a while to get it dialed in. What I've really concluded is that there really isn't a better WR zoom for under $500.
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