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06-19-2007, 05:29 PM   #1
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where to buy screw mount pentax lenses

i have my dad's old pentax camera, but could not find the lenses he had, does anyone know where i can (relatively) cheaply buy screw mount pentax lenses, other than ebay.. the camera is a Pentax MX

thank you for your help...

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sunita the MX has the Pentax K-mount not the screw mount.
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oh, i must be wrong on model then, cuz i was told by camera shop and dad, that it used m42, screw mount

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Try the russkies

There are russian screw lenses at Russian Cameras, Lenses and other optics
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Sunita - To answer your question, I would suggest Keh (www.keh.com); their "bargain" grade is always good, and they are reputable. You might find lenses somewhat cheaper in pawn shops etc. or on ebay, but you can rely on Keh's ratings and warranty. Unfortunately they seem to have fewer and fewer M42 lenses. Before buying M42s that are not Pentax-made be sure to check compatibility and whether you will be able with your camera to take pictures with the diaphragm stopped down.
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