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07-08-2012, 12:53 PM - 10 Likes   #1
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Pentax Dust and Weather Sealing in Afghanistan

I was motivated to make this. This video was the second take (it wasn't until after the first take that I realized it would be more effective to use both cameras and 2 lenses at the same time), so the K-5 combo was especially mad at me lol.

The motivation behind this was that a lot of videos show water sealing, but nothing that I could find that really demonstrated the anti-dust protection Pentax provides when you couple a sealed body with a DA* lens.


For those that want the link to actual video, click on the link at the top of the embedded video.

Please feel free to use this video at your leisure - I abused the hell out of my cameras and lenses made it for the Pentax community to promote the outstanding quality of products we cherish everyday.

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07-08-2012, 01:15 PM   #2
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STOP IT!
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Great test
07-08-2012, 01:21 PM   #3
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This is the best and bravest Pentax weather-sealing test I've seen recorded.
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Dust a minute

Great stuff! Not only do you boldly go where we wouldn't want to go, but your Pentaxes boldly go where we wouldn't want to go, too!

Keep safe.

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I know that they take a beating every day but watching that ...well.....I almost felt for the cameras Thanks for sharing - and for your Service!
07-08-2012, 02:34 PM   #6
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Fun is that the lens cap is still on the K-7

Well we now know for sure that army-guys have more money then brains. I love this test!

Credits for this one!
07-08-2012, 02:37 PM   #7
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Great post and video (as usual from Heie )
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Wow! That's one hell of a test!

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Awesome, nice test and great for the brand.
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will share with friends

Nice and short for our limited attention span!
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Amazing! Pentax needs to use this to advertise their weather sealing!

And thank you for all you do for us everyday, Heie!
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good to know the 16-50 i sold ya is being put to good use
07-08-2012, 05:47 PM   #13
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Very hard to watch. Just remember if anything happens to those cameras, it will take a while to get a replacement over there! Good to know that Pentax is "representing".
I just hope Kai Wong doesn't rise to the challenge over at DigitalRev!!!!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by LaurenOE Quote
Very hard to watch. Just remember if anything happens to those cameras, it will take a while to get a replacement over there! Good to know that Pentax is "representing".
I just hope Kai Wong doesn't rise to the challenge over at DigitalRev!!!!!
Is that the guy that painted a Leica M9 Pink or something?
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Great video! Pentax WR rocks.

Stay safe over there.
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