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12-17-2009, 03:46 PM   #1
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Pentax K-x kit lens hood

I just bought a Pentax K-x, and the kit lens doesn't come with a hood. I'd like to buy a bayonet hood, so I can keep my threads for filter. Other than the Pentax model, for $35.00, is there a after market brand that is recommended?

I have the 18-55mm lens

12-17-2009, 05:55 PM   #2
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Any screw on shade with a 52mm thread should work. There was also one on fleabay that was the petal shape. But the kit lens uses a different bayonet mount than the upgrade 18-55 WR, which comes with a shade. It wasn't intuitively obvious which mount the fleabay model was designed to fit.
12-17-2009, 06:14 PM   #3
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You could probably buy the AL I version of the kit lens for $50 and sell the lens without hood for $40.
12-17-2009, 06:25 PM   #4
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$15 for a knock-off version.

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