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02-19-2007, 03:21 PM   #1
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rescued an old lens

I had to share my joy, I saved a smc a-70-210 f4 from a dimly lit pawn shop today. It cost a whole $35 +tax cleaned it up and it looks real good!

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QuoteOriginally posted by borno Quote
I had to share my joy, I saved a smc a-70-210 f4 from a dimly lit pawn shop today. It cost a whole $35 +tax cleaned it up and it looks real good!
Nice shot . . . great buy!!! Congratulations. I have had one of those lenses for many years (since my Spotmatic days) . . . still use it with my K10D.

It is a keeper
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Awesome find! And from the shot, it looks like it's in great shape too!
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that's one of the sharpest lens pentax ever made. the only problems that keeps it from being great is the zoom creep and no tripod collar. is the focus/zoom collar loose or does it have some wooble in it?? most do.. if so roll back the rubber grip closest to the aperture ring about a half inch and tighten the 3 or 4 small screws that are on the barrel. use some fingernail polish or some paint to keep the screws from backing off again..

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