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07-07-2013, 07:59 PM   #1
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New here, but not new to Pentax

Just traded in a 20+yr old LX to Adorama for a K5ii. I had the LX with the winder, grip b, 5 lenses (16mm fisheye, 28, 50, 70-210zoom & 35-70zoom all with B&W filters), flash w/tele & wide angle adaptors, tele-converter, extension tubes, UC-1 point & shoot, Ewa-Marine underwater bag & a couple of Tamrac bags.
I purchased the K5ii with the battery grip, 540 flash, 18-135 lens, 55-300 lens & B&W filters. I also own an A-10 point & shoot. I held on to a small Tamrac bag for my new camera.


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Prior to the LX, I owned a Super Program for a few years before I traded up for the LX
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K-5 ii and extras arrived Tuesday

Got my new camera yesterday. The instruction manual is huge, over 200 pages. This is going to take alot of reading and playing with the camera. In contrast, when I purchased my LX, which as any long time Pentax user knows was the top of the line Pentax film camera, the manual was skinny compared to this one. At least I won't have to spend money on film & developing as I learn what the camera can do and I see my results immediately.
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Happy reading with the instruction tome!

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Slowly making my way through the manual. LOTS of stuff. The best thing is that all my working with the camera doesn't cost me film & developing. Instant results, better than 1 hr processing.
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