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11-25-2014, 05:13 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by thegadge Quote
Hello from Christchurch as well! Joined this forum a couple of years ago and grateful for all the top tips since then..certainly helped me on the way. Own a Kr and a groovy Black Spotmatic...
Gidday,
just picked up my partners Kr yesterday, really like the light weight and sharp edges,
the shutter eruption brought all those k100D memories flooding back

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QuoteOriginally posted by finfang Quote
Thanks for everyone's kind thoughts, will pop over to the Kiwi thread.

fingers druming

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QuoteOriginally posted by gaweidert Quote
Welcome aboard. Another longtime Pentax user here too. But with a Ricoh XRM interlude in the early 90's. IMHO my Spotmatic II is still the best SLR camera I have ever owned. My First SLR was a Mamiya Sekor 500DTL. When it's metering system broke the second time I went with a Spotmatic II. My latest purchases have been a K5 and K5-IIs. Quite frankly I still miss the needle in the side of the viewfinder. Best exposure checking aid ever.

I still use the 55mm f1.8 lens that came with the Spotmatic on my K5's. It is one awesome lens. Luckily I still have two Pentax made screw mount to K-Mount adapters.
hard to disagree with any of that
The ME had lights down the left side but the lovely glide of the needle on the Spotmatic was the real thing.
I'm a sad soul in Av and AF now anyway so meter can be locked or what ever

11-25-2014, 06:23 PM   #17
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Welcome to the forum. Shake reduction handy for the Shaky Isles?
Damn it, you beat me to this one...

Hi and welcome anyway from across the ditch.
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