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10-16-2015, 12:07 PM   #1
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I have always wanted a Pentax DSLR and honestly planned on getting the K3 deal at Adorama. I was browsing the web today and ran across an open box K5ii with the 18-135 WR lens at Crutchfield for $499 total. I pulled the trigger since I really wanted the 18-135 lens and it comes with a full warranty. Obviously the K3 will be improved but the K5ii is no slouch either based on the reviews I have read in the past. Cannot wait to try it out...

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That's a great deal. I am sure you will love the camera.
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QuoteOriginally posted by BigCTM Quote
I have always wanted a Pentax DSLR and honestly planned on getting the K3 deal at Adorama. I was browsing the web today and ran across an open box K5ii with the 18-135 WR lens at Crutchfield for $499 total. I pulled the trigger since I really wanted the 18-135 lens and it comes with a full warranty. Obviously the K3 will be improved but the K5ii is no slouch either based on the reviews I have read in the past. Cannot wait to try it out...
Wow, that's almost like getting the camera for free. Great find!

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I'm sure you'll love it. It's an excellent camera and it pairs well with the 18-135.

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You did an intelligent good thing. You got a great deal and should have no regrets. Bravo!
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Congrats, good deal and good decision.
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Yep. Unless you really felt like you needed the extra pixels, you made the right call. That's exactly my kit and I'm still growing into it after 3 years.
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Congrats the k-5ii is a wonderful camera and the 18-135 is a great lens too!

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That's my combination and it takes excellent pictures when used correctly (in other words, get to know your camera). The 18-135mm hardly ever comes off my camera. It's a fantastic all purpose lens which I use for shooting portraits to scenery and everything in between.
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Great deal,enjoy!
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Received the camera today...It only has a shutter count of 240 and looks as good as new. It fits my large hands like a glove. I have just fired a few shots around the house but really liking it so far. This thing can focus almost in complete darkness and never gives up like I am used to seeing with other cameras. I honestly have never had a camera like this with so many controls without going into menus. Got a lot to learn for sure...
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That's the mark of a more "professional" camera, when it gives you more easy access controls, without having to dig down in the menus.
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