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04-10-2022, 05:48 PM   #1
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Pentax K-30 - Aperture block fixed

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Pentax K-30 - Aperture block fixed

Asking Price
95.00 USD

Item Location
Trumbull (United States)

Item Description
Pentax K-30 RED - Comes with camera, original battery and charger, and AA battery bracket - Shutter count 12,669

I purchased this new on August 21, 2013. It has been an excellent camera for the 8.5 years we have owned it. It has never served as a primary camera. It was my wife's when we did some portrait/wedding photography together. It went about almost 4 years with no use.

Sitting for 4 years caused the APERTURE BLOCK failure to happen, and I found a fix online and pulled the camera apart and sanded down the "A" piece that sticks. I fixed it at the start of March because I needed to use it (I purchased a Sigma 150-500 that didn't have the new mount for K-1, my main camera, so I needed to use this for crane pictures this year).

The shell has been replaced under accidents and spill warranty around 2017. I had it slung and it swung and hit a concrete wall and chipped the bottom. It was repaired by Precision (they replaced the shell).

It works extremely well as I just used it the past few weeks to get pictures of the sandhill crane migration with the Sigma 150-500. I also got a picture of the one whooper (estimated 380-500 live in the wild in the world). I'm looking to upgrade my APS-C camera to a K-70, K-3II, or KP. I need some funds to get there.

It functions perfectly, there are no issues from the aperture block repair, AF is accurate, body has a few nicks, and screen has a few small scratches, but overall it still is very clean and it is a beautiful camera. I wish they still made them with this grip and this color.

Cost $105 shipped. Last picture the proof of the whooper, and I even got it on April 1!

I accept paypal, and US shipping only.

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
Yes

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Excellent

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Shipping Charge
10

Shipping Services
USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
Return within 7 days of receipt if not as described.

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

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Last edited by zbrueningsen; 04-12-2022 at 07:30 PM.
04-12-2022, 08:15 PM   #2
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Bump with added note about what it comes with and shutter count.
 

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