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08-18-2016, 01:35 PM   #1
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Hello from Normandy Park, WA

Recently joined the DSLR camera universe with a Pentax K-50. Besides terrestrial photography, I will use the o-gps1 unit for Astro tracking.

Picked up at an estate sale was a nearly new K-50 and two lenses for less than a single benny. Found the GPS unit at B&H.

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Welcome to the forums - good to have you with us!

Wow... less than a hundred bucks for a K-50 *and* lenses? Incredible... Well spotted!!
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Yes, sadly as an estate sale, the descendants just wanted it gone. I did explain that it's better than an iPhone (which came up in their camera discussion) for pictures, but I am not going to argue too much when I want it too
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Welcome to the forum,. any chance of a translation... "a single benny"?

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Welcome to the forum,. any chance of a translation... "a single benny"?
The slang for the US currency Benjamin Franklin is on $100.00
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QuoteOriginally posted by SeaRefractor Quote
The slang for the US currency Benjamin Franklin is on $100.00
Thanks for that, we're a truly international forum here, so that really did get lost on me, like the Bill Murray movie "Lost in Translation".
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Welcome to the Forums. If you find any more bargains like that, there are plenty here who would like to be steered towards them! Good luck with the astrophotography.

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Hello from Normandy Park, WA

Hi Searefractor. Welcome to the Pentax forums. As the others have mentioned, that is quite a handy kit you have got yourself. Looking forward to seeing some of your photographs soon. Good to have you here.
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