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01-27-2012, 03:59 PM   #1
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New to the forum and looking for a 49mm reversing k mount, any for sale out there?

Hi all, i'm new to the site and looking for a 49mm reverse mount, generic or Pentas would be ok.

Glad to be aboard...

01-27-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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I'd go ahead and snag a new generic one:
General Brand Reverse Adapter Pentax K to 49mm AV49PK B&H Photo

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I have several PK mount-reverse adapters -- more than I really need. (No, I won't sell any!) I don't really need my 49mm and 55mm adapters. I could do just fine with a single 58mm adapter -- and a cheap set of step-up rings. With one each 49-52mm, 52-55mm, and 55-58mm step-ups, I can reverse lenses of all those diameters. The PK-reversal adapter should be well under US$10 and the step-up rings are usually under US$10 for a set that stretches 49-67mm or thereabouts.

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Lots and lots of these available very cheaply on Ebay. Here's one for $5.38 shipped, but it would actually be slightly cheaper to get the 52mm adapter and a step ring for $5.06 combined, shipped. That would also give you more flexibility, if you have any 52mm threaded lenses you want to try reversing.

Picked that seller more or less at random, I'm waiting for a couple cheap items from them myself. There are tonnes of other options, just do a search, maybe you'll find them even cheaper.

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Lots of advice above, so I'll just say welcome to the forum.
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Thanks and happy pentax day....

Thanks everyone,

I picked up a cheap reversing ring mount set from Adorama. Good to go.
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