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Chevy Impala SS [8 imgs - FA43]
Lens: FA43 Limited Camera: Pentax K-7 
Posted By: A Modest Mouse, 08-11-2010, 11:36 PM

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Believe it or not - the FA43 is much like a muscle car. It is all metal, it's bells'n'whistles are utilitarian, it's fast, attractive, and has endearing quirks noticeable to avid users (drivers). The streamlined 43 even feels like a vintage throwback to the days of MF'ing your favorite prime through the OVF just for kicks and practice. It may never be the "working man's lens", but it surely feels blue collar once you realize what you're working with. The first Limited takes on an old road warrior below ...

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08-11-2010, 11:49 PM   #2
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Sharp captures there from a fine lens Andy.
Good intro to lead in the series.
Thanks for sharing.
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I think these are exceptional car shots - this car was in production when I was in high school. Both it and I look about the same!

Great job.

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Dude... very nice.. Impala's were great cars....

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Nice series indeed - love the old sterring wheels - long before Air Bag Deployment in a head n collison that steering wheel would put a hole right trough ya ! (assumimg you hit anotehr metal monster).
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sad to see such a beauty in disrepair.... even duct tape couldn't save the day... dave m
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Thanks for all the kind words friends - great to hear from everyone.
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Nice series!

I really like the 2 and 6 photos.

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Gee, you don't keep it in very good nick.

Nice shots Andy
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I love the colors
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Thx guys - all the comments are appreciated.
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these look great I love the gritty feel they have.
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very nice indeed, Remember riding down to Branson in 73' in a buddy's, almost just like it. Got to see ELO, 38 special on their first tour if I remember it right
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Thx guys - good to see another Missourian on here Bill. I'd love to ride through the Ozarks in an old Impala - cruising in style.

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