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09-15-2011, 12:36 AM   #1
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[SOLD] Pentax 400mm f5.6

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Pentax 400mm f5.6

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250 Can.

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Alberta (Canada)

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SMC Pentax 400mm f5.6 lens $250
Glass and aperture look good; body and mount show signs of normal use. Very small amount of dust inside the lens. The focus seemed a bit stiff at first, but I didn't mind it after getting used to it. Includes front and rear caps.

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Price does not include shipping or Paypal fees. I will only ship within Canada and the US, and I will provide quotes for actual shipping charges on request.

- This lens is used and therefore sold as-is...but I may consider a refund (minus shipping) if you feel my description grossly misrepresents the actual item being sold.
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09-15-2011, 12:28 PM   #2
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I have a more beat-up copy of this lens. You can get surprisingly good results with it - it's okay at f/5.6, and gets quite sharp and nicely contrasty as you stop it down. It has that M quality. What really makes it a winner is, because it's not very heavy, you can hand-hold it and still get very good pictures.
09-15-2011, 03:13 PM   #3
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Thanks for the positive comments. I found it worked quite nicely with the SR and focus trap of my K-5, and I got quite a few decent shots with it. I just haven't been using it much lately since I got a Sigma 150-500. I found the focus ring a bit stiff compared to the A*300/4 lens that I had, but I've never tried another one of these lenses and therefore don't know if that is just a characteristic of these lenses. It didn't take me long to get used to the focusing, and I ended up quite liking it.
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09-15-2011, 06:47 PM   #5
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PM's replied...3 possible buyers so far.
 

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