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11-28-2014, 12:55 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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Make room - I'm now an official Pentax owner

My patients has paid off today and I am expecting the delivery of my very first Pentax DSLR! I took advantage of the deal at the Ricoh store and picked up a white and black K50 with WiFi card for $299.00. I also made a deal with a local forum member to purchase his 18-135WR lens for a very fair price.

All said and done, I'm into both for less than $600.00, which I think is an increadable good value for some pretty good equipment.

So I will hanging around here a lot in the coming months as I learn my way around my new gear. Thanks to everyone for your help in getting me this far, I have learned a lot already.

11-28-2014, 12:58 PM   #2
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Sounds like a winner to me. Congratulations
11-28-2014, 01:05 PM   #3
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Congratulations and welcome to the fold.
11-28-2014, 01:19 PM   #4
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Great purchase. Welcome aboard.

11-28-2014, 01:21 PM   #5
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Very nice indeed.
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Congratulations and welcome aboard. Nice WR combination. Enjoy!
11-28-2014, 01:50 PM   #7
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You made a good decision both with the camera and to visit this forum. You will find lots of help and fun here.
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Looks like you got a great deal! Welcome, and enjoy your stay

11-28-2014, 04:13 PM   #9
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Congratulation on scoring a great deal on your new k-50. I think you will enjoy it very much (especially the large Pentaprism viewfinder compare to other brands at the similar level). When you have a moment...don't forget to add the serial number to the database.
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11-28-2014, 06:45 PM   #10
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Thanks aleon3, I will add it when it arrives.

I was originally drawn to the WEather sealing and size of the Pentax gear, but after doing tons of research, it became clear that it's much more.
11-28-2014, 09:33 PM   #11
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Congrats! Enjoy the new gear and post some photos when you get a chance.
11-28-2014, 09:42 PM   #12
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DSLR quality for p&s prices
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Congratulations and welcome to Pentax and the Pentax Forums.
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A good deal, enjoy it.
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