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06-07-2021, 04:22 PM   #16
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Somebody here is going to be verrrry happy! Probably not me, but who knows? For those of you who already own some Limited lenses, keep in mind that I don't own any. Just sayin'.

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I'd love a chance to check out the new coatings on these classics!
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Nice prizes PF

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Is the HD a massive improvement on the SMC coating?

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If the new coatings are better, I cantbunderstand why the older lens versions still cost more? Is there a difference in build quality m, are they made somewhere else etc?

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If the new coatings are better, I can't understand why the older lens versions still cost more? Is there a difference in build quality, are they made somewhere else etc?
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QuoteOriginally posted by BrianCoup Quote
. . . Is the HD a massive improvement on the SMC coating?. . .

are they made somewhere else etc?. . .
here is the review of the HD vs. SMC FA limiteds:
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HD vs. SMC Pentax FA Limited Lenses
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Read more at: HD vs. SMC Pentax FA Limited Lenses Review - Introduction | PentaxForums.com Reviews


the original SMC FA Limiteds were made in Japan

then later Assembled in Vietnam

the new HD are Assembled in Vietnam I believe


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