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07-17-2007, 09:25 PM   #1
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What is so special about this lens?

I was searching Amazon for a 50 mm lens and came up with this. I seriously do not know what the difference between a $200 lens and this one: 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens: Home & Garden

Does anybody have an idea?



07-17-2007, 10:38 PM   #2
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I am not sure . Typo ?? Everything is way off !
07-17-2007, 10:53 PM   #3
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Maybe it can attract insects? .
07-18-2007, 07:44 PM   #4
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Incredible! This is a standard Pentax D-FA 50mm macro lens - I can't imagine paying more than $400 for this lens brand new, and used copies are available on eBay for even less - the seller must be trolling for an idiot to buy it at that price.

B+H have it on offer at $395: pentax d-fa 50 macro

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i just looked at the pentax page there, and everything was about 3x what it should be, lol
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I like that site, now I can sell my K100 for 1/2 their price and actually afford a new K10 from my local camera shop

K100D with 18-55mm Lens
Buy new: $1,538.97
07-19-2007, 12:11 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the replies! I knew it was unreal but just wanted to make sure

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