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06-13-2011, 12:29 PM   #1
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Greetings all.

Pentax user since 1970s. Have some 35mm camera bodies and lenses. Lots of toys. ESII, ME Super and last purchase was the K100D.

Now I am after the K-5, 2 of em. Along with the 18-135mm and 55-300mm lens. I just got tired of switching lens all the time on the K100D.

I'm hoping the Boss (wife) says okay and I even promised to get her a camera too.

I have an old Casio 1.3 megapixel that killed batteries like crazy. Still works today.

Anyway I hope to find out some thoughts here on the K-5. That's all for now, time to search for forum for some good info.

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Welcome to the forum, glad to have you with us, Now head straight to the Pentax K-5 forum and get the news on the K-5 warts and all. I love my K-5!!!
06-13-2011, 08:10 PM   #3
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Welcome and good luck with the 2 K-5's. If you pull that off you are a magic man! lol
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QuoteOriginally posted by trojancast Quote
Welcome and good luck with the 2 K5s. If you pull that off you are a magic man! lol
Things are looking up .. I see 2 K5s in the very near future coming to my hands.

We are making a road trip to the photoshop this week. Fingers crossed, eyes crossed, I'd cross my legs too, if it would help, but I need to walk in the photoshop. Of course another night out at a fancy restaurant might help too.

Getting these two cameras complete with the 18-135 mm and 55 to 300 mm will complete me.

That way I will have two K5s, one K100D, one ME Super, one ES II and a lap full of screw mount lenses, adapters, filters and some new lenses to play with from here on. The last big purchase before the rocking chair on the front porch.


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06-14-2011, 11:25 AM   #5
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06-14-2011, 05:27 PM   #6
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Well it is a done deal. 2, 2, 2 is better than 1 !

I have one K5 in hand with 18-135mm lens and AF-540FGZ flash.

The other K5 is on order along with the 55-300mm lens and the two grips and GPS units.

Now the wife's camera is on order too. So in about two weeks we will have a day to 'click' away.

Now once the battery is charged, I will try the camera out and see what I can do, right or wrong.

I'm dying to try it but the full charge to the battery comes first. I should have got the external DC adapter. Oh well, next trip I'll look into it.

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