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02-13-2007, 05:46 PM   #1
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will this lens serve any purpose for me if im buying a k100d?

ive been considering buying a k100d did for a few months now and i came across my grandfathers bag of photography gear , in it was a yashica tl electro x and 3 lenses . my question is will this lens work on a k100d with a adapter ring, is it a good lens and whats the difference if i got a similar lens made recently as compared to one im guessing was made in the 70's or early 80's?(it looks practically brand new)
eBay: VIVITAR 205mm Lense, like new (item 330088127445 end time Feb-19-07 11:04:09 PST)

thers also a spiralite macrovar no. 732389

a yashica auto yashinon-ds 50 mm 1:1.7

a hanimar auto s 1:2.8 f=135 mm no. 20883

are these of any value to me?


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Yashica SLRs used M42 screwmount lenses, if I am not mistaken, so an adapter ring should be all you need.
02-13-2007, 08:58 PM   #3
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I'd get the screwmount to K adapter and give those lenses a whirl. I now have used 3 lenses that are quite possibly older than me and they are all great.
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