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04-23-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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[SOLD] SMC Pentax-F 100-300mm f4.5-5.6 autofocus zoom (Worldwide)

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SMC Pentax-F 100-300mm f4.5-5.6 autofocus zoom

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$80 US

Item Location
Aurora, CO USA

Item Description


I was skeptical of this lens and expected some reason to not like it. The only reason I found was size. It zooms internally and only moves a tiny bit when focusing. Oh, the front element turns when focusing. I thought performance was pretty good for a consumer zoom. It's pretty well covered in my test. There's a lot of data in that thread about the long end. I found performance is consistent at all focal lengths. Unlike some competitors, it doesn't fall apart at either end of the zoom, probably since it's a modest 3x ratio.

The glass is clear, unscratched and has no haze, fungus, separation, etc. The aperture is snappy and oil-free. The aperture ring works as it should on or off the A position. Focus is smooth and the ring is a good size for manual use. Autofocus works well too. The zoom ring action is smooth too. The lens comes with generic caps.

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Item Condition (Key)
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Worldwide

Shipping Charge
$9 US, ask int'l

Shipping Services
USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
International shipping via slow cheap First Class International or fast expensive Priority International, with some tracking.

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

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