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11-28-2016, 04:21 AM   #1
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Hello from The Netherlands!

My name is Geert.
I live in Holland, 4 meters below sea-level....
So I'm happy with my waterproof Pentax K-1!
Nice to meet you Pentaxians!

See you

11-28-2016, 04:28 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome! Sorry to break it to you but it is "weather sealed" not "waterproof" and it is only sealed when the lens is also sealed.
It means you can shoot happy in rain, snow (not so much due to climate change), and generally bad wet weather but you shouldn't put it under water. It is for water droplets and gentle water splash without too much salt in it.
I'm saying all this so you can enjoy your camera as long as possible.
11-28-2016, 05:57 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum, from my current position about 400 metres sea level.
11-28-2016, 06:23 AM   #4
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O - thank you Sterby thank you for your correction ... when the dykes break, I keep my K-1 or above my head!

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Hello, Geert, and welcome to the forums - great to have you with us.

I have many fond memories of Holland, having visited quite frequently for both holidays and business trips. Looking forward to seeing some of your photos
11-28-2016, 03:38 PM   #7
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Hi Geert from Australia. Welcome to the Pentax forums 4 metres below sea level is a loooonng way !! I hope you are water resistant too. good to have you here.
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