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07-11-2007, 11:14 AM   #1
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anyone have pentax k 135-600 f 6,3 lens ?

hi i searched net for this lens but no luck all what i find is specs and
2 comments one good one not bad

so if anyone have this lens i have couple questions

1. tripod / head (one what is cheap but good )
2. link for pictures and yo personal coment wot is good wot wasnt etc

tnx in advance

09-29-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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You mean F6.7, I think.

I just got mine today, so I can't give you any user reports, but you'll want a Gimbal style head; cheapest you'll find is this one:

Bogen / Manfrotto | 393 Heavy Duty Gimbal Type Telephoto | 393

The best Gimbal head is the Wimberly, which is close to $600 (just in case you thought the linked head wasn't "cheap").

As for tripods, "cheap" and "good" are generally mutually exclusive. Do yourself a favor and buy a good tripod, because the cheap ones will end up being replaced a few times until you end up buying the expensive one you should have started with (and, ultimately, you'll have wasted a bunch of cash on junk). In particular when you have a jewel like the Pentax 135-600 F6.7, you don't want a cheap support setup dumping it on the ground!
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