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03-18-2009, 04:43 PM   #1
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A lot more FAs

I know I am new in this busninsses but checking ebay today looks like a lot more FA lenses are in the used market then even lets say last month...

looks like you can find all the FA *s even on one page

pentax FA, Cameras Photo, SLR items on eBay.com

so is it final no FF camera from pentax did poeple give up on the dream? or is it just a random lucky day on ebay?

03-18-2009, 05:23 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by redpigeons Quote
I know I am new in this busninsses but checking ebay today looks like a lot more FA lenses are in the used market then even lets say last month...

looks like you can find all the FA *s even on one page

pentax FA, Cameras Photo, SLR items on eBay.com

so is it final no FF camera from pentax did poeple give up on the dream? or is it just a random lucky day on ebay?
I think it is called recession. People sell to pay bills!
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QuoteOriginally posted by redpigeons Quote
I know I am new in this busninsses but checking ebay today looks like a lot more FA lenses are in the used market then even lets say last month...

looks like you can find all the FA *s even on one page

pentax FA, Cameras Photo, SLR items on eBay.com

so is it final no FF camera from pentax did poeple give up on the dream? or is it just a random lucky day on ebay?
The final prices will tell you what way things are going... if high.. OK if low people are dumping and buyers are leary..
most likely a bit of panic selling at this time....

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Thanks what I thought
also BC of the recession I can not afford to buy any of those at the moment

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I think there was a free-listing-fee day on ebay last week, over reacting much?
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I think there was a free-listing-fee day on ebay last week, over reacting much?
well I've been following closely on the FA market on eBay in the last few months since the 28-70 is my current dream.

this situation where you can find so many different Pentax film lenses and even duplicates on one page is amazing. 3 month ago I would be dancing with joy

well three months later and one evil tax season and I have to hold my self once again.

of course next month when I will have the money (knock wood) they will become unavailable again

that is the game of life


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if this is becoming a Lens discussion and my wild conspiracy theory does not fit the rumors section please move the thread

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WOW!!! Too bad I dumped all my $$ into the DA* line-up.
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Recession woes, so all the heirlooms get put up for sale.

Even our very own WendyB has listed something:
SMC Pentax-FA 28-105MM F4-5.6IF(S) Zoom Lens "RARE" - eBay (item 280323116719 end time Mar-22-09 19:00:00 PDT)

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Wow, don't think I've ever seen THAT many FA* 85mm's on sale at once...!
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Fa* + (mz-s) = ff
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Who cares about the FA*'s...

There are two A*85/1.4 for sale and...
...three (!!!) A*135/1.8, one in an open auction!
Never seen that at the same time before.
Mmh, I'd like to have those iriginal lens cap, hood and bag. Why aren't enyone ever selling them separately

What about 645 glas? I have no idea of what is an OK price for them. Is it also going down or is the fact that Pentax gives more positive signals about the digital 645 enough to counteract this or even to make them increase?
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Yeah I can't find a K mount 20mm 2.8 either. As a matter of fact I am biddig on a AI-S 20mm 2.8 lens. You know what I would do if I win it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Douglas_of_Sweden Quote
Who cares about the FA*'s...

There are two A*85/1.4 for sale and...
...three (!!!) A*135/1.8, one in an open auction!
Never seen that at the same time before.
Mmh, I'd like to have those iriginal lens cap, hood and bag. Why aren't enyone ever selling them separately

What about 645 glas? I have no idea of what is an OK price for them. Is it also going down or is the fact that Pentax gives more positive signals about the digital 645 enough to counteract this or even to make them increase?
this is amazing!!!

and still I care about the FA*

man what to do what to do??? must be strog!
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QuoteOriginally posted by redpigeons Quote
this is amazing!!!

and still I care about the FA*

man what to do what to do??? must be strog!
Yeah, me too. If only they shipped to outside US. For 'normal' prices.. If they ship at all, $110?!? What gives? It's almost cheaper to fly in and pick them up..
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The only problem is that (almost) none are shipped from EU
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