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02-19-2007, 10:03 PM   #1
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Vivitar Series 1 VMC 28-90mm f2.8-3.5

Any thoughts on this one?

Its manufactured by Komine (#28) and before Vivitar's adaptation of the red rim for their Series 1 lenses. Its just plain white lettering with a blue etched "VMC".

02-20-2007, 08:25 AM   #2
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Never owned that specific lens, but I think that every Vivitar Series 1 lens made by Komine was top notch.
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Heard lots of good things about Vivitar Series 1 lenses. One user here has a 70-210mm and snapped some great shots.
02-20-2007, 04:31 PM   #4
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If you are considering buying one, make sure oil has not gotten onto the aperture blades. This is a common issue with this lens.

02-20-2007, 06:52 PM   #5
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uh oh..haha forgot to ask the seller to check the aperture. I was too afraid someone was gonna snatch the lens (buy-it-now) and just bought it. I guess I'll find out.

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