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11-11-2019, 05:17 AM   #76
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On my Silver KP I mostly use the HD DA 35mm Macro and my recent new to me silver FA77.
I have other lenses but I those the most.

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DA 55-300 PLM and the DA 20-40 limited......What a pair !
I also have the DA 35 macro but haven't been using it nearly as much as the 55-300 as of late.
11-13-2019, 12:49 AM   #78
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ronald Oakes Quote
DA 55-300 PLM and the DA 20-40 limited......What a pair !
I also have the DA 35 macro but haven't been using it nearly as much as the 55-300 as of late.
What grip do you use? It is possible that I am still getting use to the body but I find my K3 to be much more comfortable with a larger lens. You can't argue with the IQ though, the kp is stellar.
11-13-2019, 01:41 AM   #79
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cerebum Quote
What grip do you use? It is possible that I am still getting use to the body but I find my K3 to be much more comfortable with a larger lens. You can't argue with the IQ though, the kp is stellar.
I only use the Medium Grip. Sold the other 2

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I use the large grip.
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I have tried the large, not so keen, not tried the small but the medium is great, looks good too
11-28-2019, 12:31 PM   #82
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ronald Oakes Quote
DA 55-300 PLM and the DA 20-40 limited......What a pair !
I also have the DA 35 macro but haven't been using it nearly as much as the 55-300 as of late.
Is the 55 300 Good bugs for the money?
The older 55 300 wasnt a very Good lens imho
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QuoteOriginally posted by Riddler Quote
Is the 55 300 Good bugs for the money?
The older 55 300 wasnt a very Good lens imho
The 55-300 PLM is a fantastic lens.

11-29-2019, 01:37 AM   #84
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I use the DA 16-50 and 50-135. With the KPs amazing ISO capabilities I can use the 5.6 of my DA16-50 more. I leave the primes to the K5iis since I can shoot them wide open without any worry about IQ suffering.
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An addendum to my earlier post.

What lenses do I use on my KP?

Short answer: all of them.
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My KP has just arrived and in short: both of them!

DA16-85WR and DA55-300WR (non PLM)
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
An addendum to my earlier post.

What lenses do I use on my KP?

Short answer: all of them.
Sandy hit the nail on the head. I am used to an mx from the old days and I have always had the small grip on my KP. In short, I use every lens including my Fa* 300 4.5 and my Fa* 80-200 2.8.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Riddler Quote
Is the 55 300 Good bugs for the money?
The older 55 300 wasnt a very Good lens imho
Lots of images posted here:

HD Pentax-DA 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE - Show us what it can do, what it CAN'T! - PentaxForums.com

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On the KP I use the 55-300 PLM, DA*50-135, DA 50/1.8, several M42s and a few legacy PK mount manual lenses.
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I own mostly legacy glass, so that's what ends up on my KP until I can afford to buy a couple lenses I truly want. I find my KP for the most part has some type of Fujinon EBC glass attached to the front.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Riddler Quote
Is the 55 300 Good bugs for the money?
The older 55 300 wasnt a very Good lens imho
I got reasonable results with the older model 55-300 on my K5ii:

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