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09-13-2017, 07:58 AM   #1
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vivitar lens on K5

Hi , I have just purchased a Vivitar 28/85 , f3.5/4.5 Macro lens. It has a bayonet fitting but won't quite fit on my K5. The difference compared to the kit 18/55 seems to be a larger plastic 'upstand'. It is marked P/K-A on the mount end if that helps. Is an adaptor needed please,,Regards , Mike.

09-13-2017, 08:16 AM   #2
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take a look here
Vivitar 70-210mm lens won't fit K-5 - PentaxForums.com
hope it helps, have done this in the past and with a little care it is easy to do
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Overlarge plastic aperture lever guard is a problem easily solved, easily trimmed with eg a modelling knife. Metal ones may be more easily simply removed.
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re vivitar lens on K5

Many thanks for your replies and the link, I'm sure that will sort it, will cut it to match my other lenses. Regards , Mike

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