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03-21-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Greetings from New Zealand

Hi all,
Been meaning to post for a while. I come from the converted to manual focus and Takumars in particular photo buffs. I have always been a Minolta man but one Takumar and an m42 and I was hooked. Now 6 months and 13 Takumars later I think I may have a problem. 'lol' "Just one more" 13 is such an unlucky number. 'lol'
"Really enjoy the site; keep up the good work"
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03-21-2009, 08:16 PM   #2
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Holy LBA and welcome to the forums ...start posting pics from those lenses.
03-23-2009, 02:40 AM   #3
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Welcome Alan. Enjoy the forum and post some of the images from those lovely Tak's
03-23-2009, 04:31 AM   #4
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Were you the lucky Pentax person in Gisborne who picked up the kit of Takumars on 'Trade Me' two or three weeks ago? I saw that bundle and wished I was near by...

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I must be a glutton for punishment, all of my limited edition prints are in series of 13.
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Welcome! Always nice to have more kiwis around!

There's a thread a group of us have had going for a while over here:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/everything-else/41021-kiwi-pentaxians-36.html
03-23-2009, 04:14 PM   #7
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Senator huh. Must be a Holden man?
03-24-2009, 01:14 AM   #8
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Yes I was lucky enough to score the Takumars on T.M. I'm also a Holden Senator V.P. 5 speed manual owner. It's not a very common car as they only built 19 in Aus and 4 came to N.Z, One was wrecked. Tom Walkinshaw was involved in the design of the car. "He sure knew what he was doing"!!

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Gidday Alan,
you can't have enough Takumars
pop over to the kiwis chatting

cheers
Pete
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