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01-07-2015, 04:36 AM   #1
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Old sears lens 80-200

I was checking out one of my old lenses, A sears 80-200 macro. I think it might be a keeper. iso was 1600 at f5.6 at 1/100

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01-07-2015, 05:19 AM   #2
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Nice. The old Sears lenses are pretty decent for the price and I like the colors they render. If you search "sears lens club" there's a whole thread with info and samples from this lens, as well as other Sears branded lenses. I have the Sears 300mm prime. What a gem for $25
01-07-2015, 10:40 AM   #3
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I sure wouldn't hesitate to give any of the Auto sears MC lenses a good workout. I have a 55 that is tack sharp....and man did I pay ALOT for it !
Couldn't hardly afford the whopping $14.99 shipped !
That macro you got there looks quite good...........!
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A forum member gave away some lenses and gear a year or so ago, and the last thing to go was a Sears 80-200mm. So I asked if I could have it, and for the price of shipping, I got a crazy sharp, beautiful classic lens. Here is the link to a macro shot I made with my 80-200 this past summer: https://500px.com/photo/76514747/brown-mantis-pix-by-timmy-jo-given?from=user_library

01-10-2015, 12:44 PM   #5
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10 dollar lens

Stopped at a pawn shop and picked up this lens and 2x. Pentax smc a 70-200 Macro. I am going to take the lens out of the 2x and make and ex. tube. But the lens is pretty sharp I think. The sign picture is what I took at the pawn shop, lens was pretty dirty and a very overcast day.
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02-08-2015, 09:41 PM   #6
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nice.....all the old glass I have is all sears......love the 28/2.8 for star trails....the 135/2.8 I have I removed the pin from it....had to use a spark plug gapper to remove the lens from the body because the pin got stuck
02-11-2015, 12:34 PM   #7
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I have some sweet sears glass. 28mm MC , 50mm MC , and 135mm MC with several versions. The nice thing is it all really works great ! Cheap as dirt and very underrated.
In fact today Im waiting for a mint 50mm f2.0 to arrive. It was a whopping $9 from ebay and I know what it can do.
NEVER underestimate the old glass.....a lot of it just shines.
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