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08-18-2012, 02:03 AM   #1
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KM body and a couple of lenses

Hi guys, I'm going to be taking a couple photography classes this semester and am in need of a 35mm camera. I've seen the k1000 recommended a lot for beginners but I feel like the DOF previewer would be a great asset for me so I've decided to look for a KM (or perhaps a K2). Obviously needs to be in good working shape.

I'd also be interested in an SMC Pentax-M 50mm f1.7 (or similar) as well as a telephoto lens, perhaps a 135 or 150 prime or a zoom in the 70-210ish range.

I'd like to keep it in the ~$100 range but could spend a bit more for the right package in the right condition. Wish I could spend more, but college kids gotta eat too

I'm in Tx if it matters. Thanks in advance.

UPDATE: Thanks to user mlb for giving me an awesome deal on exactly the camera and lens I was looking for. Can't wait to get it in hand and take some pictures!

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PM sent re possible Sears 55 f/1.4 M42 mount.
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I have a Ricoh XR-10 that's quite nice, auto or manual exposure but no DOF preview - I used it on the solar eclipse a couple months back with no issues. That plus the Rikenon 50mm f/2 and my SMC-M 135/3.5 would be a good start at your price level. PM me if this will do.
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Sending a PM - I think I have just about everything you are looking for....


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