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11-07-2013, 08:44 PM   #181
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Bugger! Missed the courier! Have to wait until Monday

11-07-2013, 09:20 PM   #182
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Mine just arrived too!
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Rang DCW Today they advised the K-3 will arrive on the 20th Nov, asked about FLU card they didn't know what it was!
Dropped into CRK Port Melb as I was in the area and was advised all stock was gone and don't know when next shipment is arriving.
They said I should perhaps ring Teds or Michaels, rang Ted's they didn't know when stock was arriving.
Might order one from Camera Warehouse for $1295.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Freak Quote
My K-3 Limited Silver + Leather Strap + Dual Batteries + Grip + 8Gb FLUCard arrived in Canberra this morning.
Mine too, in Canberra as well.

Flash works fine, diopter seems fine, never used a leveller and don't know where it is (yet) so can't comment on that.

Initial impressions, VERY good. It looks, feels, and operates like a MUCH more refined machine than my K20d & K10d. Control functions significantly different so I'm just about to explore and identify all the key functions I use regularly. Discovery and testing all the new bells and whistles will most likely take several months.

Enjoy all!

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11-07-2013, 11:34 PM   #186
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Looks like we are all going to have a great weekend.

External flash actually works as it should ie get consistent results. Might not go manual flash for a while.

As soon as the camera arrived the weather went crap. had fun doing raindrops but did get one pic with massive purple fringing.

Love the new AF.
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The brotherhood of K-3 Silver is 2000 strong. I may be the least but I am in this clan

Don't mind me....I am just bored at work.
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lets hope not too many lives are lost and the Pentax factory survives.



11-08-2013, 12:23 AM   #189
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Talk about frustrated, I was lucky enough to have Friday off from my work ( a 2.5 hour drive from home) after a week of horse racing in Melbourne I needed the rest. Sure enough tonight they rang to say I had a parcel just arrived from C R Kennedy. Noooooooooooo! Guess who is going for a drive tomorrow to collect my silver baby.
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Picked up my K-3 on the way home from work tonight (Adelaide, South Australia)

No flash problem - good.
Very happy with 8.3fps and AF performance
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From looking at the path of that massive typhoon, looks like the cameras that came this week may be the last to arrive in Australia for a while ...
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Mine arrived today too.
So glad I ordered the silver one........it matches my hair.
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Got my K3 Silver this afternoon at Sunshine Coast Qld.
No flash problems.
Now just one more sleep and I can play in the sun.
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It's great to read that the silver ones are also here - haven't quite made it to Tassie yet though, something to look forward to on Monday though
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My "PENTAX K-3 Premium Silver Edition" came in today (heheh, reading off the box ).

Funny thing though, Michelle from CRK emailed me a consignment tracking number. So I checked it up, and it already said it was delivered at home... well, at least I got some heads up

Although, I only just got home now - was at a late Friday night birthday party
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