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07-25-2014, 07:32 PM   #1
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looking at a k5

Hi I was wondering if a k5 with 18-135WR and a old K mount 50mm f2+ a 100mm f4 for $599 is a good deal. It has 5894 shutter accuations(?) on it. Please give me some advice and also would it be better to get a used K30 for $350. Please let me now if these are good prices and which one is a better camera also. It would be an upgrade form a Canon rebel T3 (1100d)

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The 18-135 goes for 350 used, so yes, should be good.
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I got my k5 + 18-135 for $500 and that was the best deal i ever made.
07-26-2014, 02:40 PM   #4
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Where did you find a deal like That!!!

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Where did you find a deal like That!!!
On an online shop from Argentina.
07-26-2014, 05:39 PM   #6
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But how much do you think the two older K mount lenses are worth?

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Ok, I just looked on Ebay and the 50mm f2 is about $20 dollars and the 100mm f4 macro is anywhere from $75-$400. Why is there such a difference in price. I couldn't see any difference in the lens?
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I would not spend more than $40.00 ea. YMMW
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Or would I be better off getting a K5ii for $599 with the 18-55mm

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Sorry I am a newbie what does YMMW mean

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is the 50mmf1.7 a better lens?

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Ok thanks, So what do you think about the K5ii vs the plain old K5
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Is the k5ii or k5iis? If it is the k5iis i'd get that one, but if it is the k5ii i'd get the k5 + 18-135. But this is just my opinion

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Ok thanks, It is the K5ii not the "S"
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Well, My dad picked up my K5 today!!! It actually came with WAY more than he said it would. It was supposed to be just the body and the 18-135mm WR. but it came with A 35-70mm 2.8, the 100mm f4, the 50mm f2, a Bower 62mm circular polarizer, a Tiffen 67mm circular polarizer, a Hoya NDx8 filter, a Shoot plug in remote shutter, a CBS 4 channel wireless Remote, a yongnuo YN560 flash, a Vivitar Automatic Extension tubes, two 4gb Kodak SD cards, a battery, a charger, and last but no least a Pelican hard case. I am VERY impressed with the K5. I actually bought it for my brother who is in Africa right now so it will be a pleasant surprise for him. He has a Canon EOS Rebel T3 so it will be quite an upgrade for him.

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Now that he has his K-5 I am hoping he will give me his t3 so I will be selling my Canon sx10 and sx40 so if anyone is looking for one of them ask me about them
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Nice combo. Lucky guy your brother.
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