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07-05-2010, 12:37 PM   #1
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[SOLD] Pentax DA* 300mm f/4 ED IF SDM

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Pentax DA* 300mm f/4 ED IF SDM

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$995 Price dropped to $960, now $930

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This is a fabulous lens. I bought it and found I do not use it frequently, and also feel it is a little heavy for me. It is one of high quality Pentax DA star series lens and will guarantee to record your wonderful moment. I want to mention the awesome tripod mount which is very convenient to use, even if you want to hold it by hand. The lens is in mint condition without any problem. SDM micromotor works fine as expected. Focusing is quietly and quickly. Glass is very clean, blemish free, no dust, oil etc inside. Aperture is very smooth. It will come with original both caps, hood, box, original soft case (not pictured), as well as original receipt from authorized US dealer dated on January, 2010, so you still have some warranty.

Lens review here:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/lensreviews/SMC-Pentax-DA-Star-300mm-F4-SDM-Lens.html

Asking $995 dropped to $960, now $930 net to paypal or postal money order. Thanks!

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07-05-2010, 12:38 PM   #2
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07-05-2010, 01:48 PM   #3
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I've got a DA-300 like this, i don't use it a lot either, but i find there are situations where i need it to go long to get the scene. Its got great bokeh for woodsy scenes or close-ups. I use it with a 1.4 Tamron SDM TC, which are available occasionally on this market place or ebay. Plenty sharp by itself or with the 1.4

Weights 34 oz, which is the heaviest i would want to carry up a hill. Go for it is my advice.
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Thanks for comments. I would keep it but do not want to just leave it on my shelf to waste this fabulous lens. It deserve to get shot.

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I would buy this thing right now... if I had the money.

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This is probably a dumb question, but is the aperture supposed to look like that? On my lenses it looks more or less like a circle when stopped down, yours look more like a half circle.
07-07-2010, 12:35 PM   #7
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QuoteOriginally posted by Skog Quote
This is probably a dumb question, but is the aperture supposed to look like that? On my lenses it looks more or less like a circle when stopped down, yours look more like a half circle.
If you look closely, I think what you're seeing is a reflection that is covering half of the open aperture.

Also, I'd just like to add that I used to own this lens and the IQ is truly amazing.
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Ah, your right . Thank you

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No any problem with the aperture.
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Ah, your right . Thank you
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still available, thanks
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07-15-2010, 08:21 AM   #14
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An unsolicited bump for a wonderful lens.

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Thanks for comments. still available.
 

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