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05-29-2008, 12:44 PM   #1
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55-300mm manual focus ring

I'm thinking about buying the Pentax DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8. It seems like a good enough choice for my purposes. Far cheaper and lighter than the upcoming long & fast zooms from Pentax, Sigma and Tamron.

Could any of the owners of this lens please tell me how the good manual focus ring on it is?

- How smooth is the focus ring?
- How much of a rotation is there from closest to infinity?
- How well does the quick shift mechanism work?
- How does it compare to quick shifting on a DA* lens with SDM focus motor?

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