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10-03-2013, 10:00 AM   #1
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Vivitar 28mm f2 - Auto Wide Angle k-mount (issues)

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Vivitar 28mm f2 - Auto Wide Angle k-mount (issues)

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Item Description
This is an interesting one with a few issues.

This fast 28mm k-mount Vivitar often sells for quite a bit of money. But this one, after some unsuccessful repair attempts, no longer works properly as an "M" type lens. It needs to be treated as a fully manual like an M42. The aperture "ball bearing" is gone so there are no clicks or detents as you sweep thru the range of aperture. And the iris will not respond to auto exposure properly. The rear lip has been cut properly to mount on any Pentax properly.

BUT, optically, this lens is in excellent condition and performs as people would expect it to. It's a fast 28mm, very popular for video. I've seen this lens sell for prices around $180 to $200. But due to the mechanical issues, I'm dumping it. And perhaps it's still repairable and restorable. $20 for an optically excellent 28mm f2 lens.

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Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Fair

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Shipping Charge
$7 US (International - actual costs)

Shipping Services
US Postal

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Return Policy & Additional Details
no returns

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

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10-03-2013, 10:03 AM   #2
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