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02-04-2016, 07:33 AM   #16
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Kiron 105 macro

The Kiron's still available. . . .

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Kiron 105 macro

Just imagine this Kiron mounted on a Pentax full-frame DSLR. . . .

And it's still here, waiting for someone to give it a new home. . . .
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Hello, folks. It's the Kiron here. I'm still looking for a new macro photographer. Preferably someone who likes to photograph things other than lichens and dead birds. Can you imagine what life is like for me here in southern Wisconsin?

Please, please give me a new home. . . .
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Indignity of indignities! Now he's talking of photographing lichens on the roof, lichens that get nutrients from . . . bat pee! I mean, who wants to get near those lichens! It's downright humiliating!

And what if a bat pees on me while we're up there? Or gets in my hair? (Okay, okay . . . I don't have any hair. I don't even have a toupee. . . .)

Is somebody reading this? RESCUE ME!

Besides, my current owner is lowering my price five whole dollars! Really! You and I both know I'm worth more than $315 (shipping included), but that's what he wants for me now.

Please, someone pay the ransom money. . . .


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03-06-2019, 05:05 PM   #20
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The Kiron's now $305, shipping included in the contiguous US. . . .

---------- Post added 10-16-2017 at 11:12 AM ----------

The Kiron's listing been reinstated from the land of Expired listings. . . .

Price is now $275, including shipping in the contiguous US. . . .

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price reduced

Bump. . . .

This listing for the Kiron 105/2.8 macro PKA has been reinstated. The messages previous to this one are old, largely about other items.

I've also lowered the price to $255, which includes free Priority Mail shipping in the contiguous US.

Send me a PM if you're interested!
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Bump. . . .

This listing for the Kiron 105/2.8 macro PKA has been reinstated. The messages previous to this one are old, largely about other items.

I've also lowered the price to $255, which includes free Priority Mail shipping in the contiguous US.

Send me a PM if you're interested!
Here is what this lens can do
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03-10-2019, 07:18 PM   #23
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Thanks, niceshot!

Was that image made at f 2.8? Even stopped down, the eight blades of the aperture do a really nice job smoothing things out.

I pretty much had decided to keep the Kiron . . . until the A 100/2.8 macro showed up. I've got to say, I like the damping on the Kiron's focus ring better than that on the Pentax. The Pentax isn't bad at all, but there's just a little more on the Kiron, and it's just right, in my opinion.

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Here are a couple photos of milkweed bugs I made with this Kiron 105/2.8 macro. . . .
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bump. . . .

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a bump for the Kiron. . . .

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bump, price reduction. . . .
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$230

Let's see if I can bump this. . . .

The Kiron is now $230, and that includes shipping.
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Now priced at $225 (includes shipping).
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Josť Manuel, I'm going to try to attach a couple more images of the Kiron so you can see more particulars. . . .

Hope these let you get a better idea of the lens!
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The Kiron 105/2.8 macro has been sold.
 

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