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08-16-2013, 08:48 PM   #1
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K5 L-Plate

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K5 L-Plate

Asking Price
70 USD

Item Location
Alabama (United States)

Item Description
Up for sale is my Kirk L-plate. This is a camera mounted Arca-Swiss type plate dedicated for the K5 without grip. It works with Kirk clamps and I can confirm that it works with my RRS lever clamp. For those that don't know the L-plate allows for both horizontal and vertical camera mounting and the ability to quickly change without having to reposition the tripod head. It is great for portraits in that the weight of the camera sits over the tripod head and not off to the side. It is also better than cheap generic Arca style plates that are not dedicated to a specific Camera Model. This is due to the ability to prevent twisting of the camera relative to the plate.

I went to Kirk and RRS to see as a comparison what the cost would be. I believe they ran around $120-130 new. But, it appears that neither company supports Pentax K5/IIs models with a dedicated plate (L plate or otherwise). Generics are available but not dedicated to the K5 body. So if you are interested in one, get it while you can. I don't see these come up too often.

I bought this for the K5 without grip. Though it may work for K5II/s models, I can't confirm. The dimensions appear to be the same so if interested for the K5II/s, double check that the body dimensions haven't changed.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Good

Shipping Destinations
United States

Shipping Charge
10

Shipping Services
USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
No returns please. Ask questions before you buy.

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Please send me a private message if interested in the item!


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pm replied. Still available.

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