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02-03-2009, 09:27 AM   #1
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Tamron 28-80 AF Versus Pentax 28-90 FA

Some of you must forgive me expressing thoughts on the forum in this manner.
Slight lens buying excitement has affected me recently and I need to come to grips or risk nickle and diming my way further from a second K10 body.
I came across a Tamron AF 28-80 f/3.5-5.6 for very little money. Reading the few reviews for the lens in the fabulous lens reviews database tells me that this version may not be very good.
I have the SMC Pentax -FA 28-90 f3.5 ZX-50 kit lens which receives slightly better reviews with members but lately I have the desire to have a few more lenses even if they are somewhat duplitious.
Based on the idea that advice is something you ask for when you have already made up your own mind, someone give me some thoughts on these two lenses. The lens may be used only rarely with my K10 or ZX-50 and as I say I already have the Pentax 28-90 and DA 18-55 and DA 50-200 as primary relative comparable coverage.

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