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12-09-2015, 06:00 PM   #1
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Hi from Chilliwack,BC Canada

am an old guy who has grown up with Pentax gear from the 60's up. All 35 mm film SLRs! After using other digital brands I have finally made the switch back to Pentax. Just purchased a K-s2 and feel like I have come back home!!!!. I have one regret and that is that I did not keep my lenses as I had some really good glass. The retractable kit lens is ok for now but will be cruising Ebay and going to yard sales on the hope of finding a treasure.

12-09-2015, 11:42 PM   #2
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Welcome. Definitely would have been nice to have your old "good" glass. That's one reason why I love Pentax so much, backwards compatibility and I truly believe they have some of the best lenses ever made. You'll find a treasure trove of Pentax information on here. Also check out the marketplace, a lot of good deals on old and new glass. Enjoy!!
12-10-2015, 12:31 AM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pentax Frank Quote
am an old guy who has grown up with Pentax gear from the 60's up. All 35 mm film SLRs! After using other digital brands I have finally made the switch back to Pentax. Just purchased a K-s2 and feel like I have come back home!!!!. I have one regret and that is that I did not keep my lenses as I had some really good glass. The retractable kit lens is ok for now but will be cruising Ebay and going to yard sales on the hope of finding a treasure.
Welcome! I came back for the lenses too. The thread mount Takumars are still in a class of their own. You can use them with an M42 to K-mount adapter and stop down to meter. Coincidentally I was just playing with a 50/1.4 on a digital body. The color rendition, tonal transitions and bokeh blew me away. I also shoot film and keep some film bodies for that purpose. You can get K1000's and Spotmatics for next to nothing.

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12-10-2015, 08:02 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum. This is the right place to find old glass.

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