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06-11-2010, 12:18 AM   #1
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Did I get a good deal?

Hey guys!! I thought I would put this thread in here as more people look in this bit

Nice to meet you all, I just bought my first ever Pentax camera!
After reading your reviews and views on here.

It's a Pentax K-X in blue and it came with these lenses

18-55mm kit lens

TAMRON 28-75mm f2.8 lens

PLUS SIGMA 70-210mm

It's all only 2 months old and has all the receipts for warranty issues.

I bought it on Ebay Australia and paid $900 Australian for it.

Do you think I got a good deal??? The Tamron lens on its own is $600 new in the camera shop here so I thought I did ok?

I can't wait for it to get here now, I am SO looking forward to using my new toy!


06-11-2010, 12:34 AM   #2
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Yes, it definitely sounds like you got a good deal. You could sweeten the deal more by selling off the kit lens, unless you find that you like the wide end. The Tamron is highly regarded, as is the K-x of course

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06-11-2010, 12:58 AM   #3
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very good deal.

kit lens is very good, even excellent in good light and intermediate focals, better hang on to it if you want in the future to sell the K-x. If you sell it you'll maybe get 50 USD for it but it would decrease the resale of the k-x with more than 50 USD if you want to sell it as a kit.

The Tamron, if is a good copy,makes this an excellent deal!
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Awesome! Thanks guys!

With it being my first one I wasn't too sure, will give an update on the Tamron when it gets here!

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I only shoot primes, but that Tammy is the one moderate length zoom I would want to have in my bag.

The results I've seen here from it are outstanding.

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