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10-06-2019, 07:13 PM   #16
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The 3 cameras I have aren't Pentax branded, but are in/use Pentax's M42/K-mount lens eco-system:

Sears TLS (rebadged Ricoh Singlex TLS, M42 mount)
Sears TLS 1000 MX (rebadged Mamiya MSX 1000, M42 mount)
Kalimar K-90 TTL 1000 (K-mount)

10-06-2019, 07:27 PM   #17
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Digital: None

-Yashica (FX-3 Super 2000)
-Canon Rebel G without lenses because of a so called "friend" loaned them and he disappear with my 2 lenses. Moved to another state. Ran out of excuses and no longer answers (I hope you choke on them Carlos...)
-Nikon (6006, FG something)
-Nikonos IV-A
-Canon (F1, AE-1 Program)
-Minolta (XG-1, X-700)
-Olympus (OM-1, OM-10)
-Revue ML (Praktica MTL5B)
-Miranda Auto Sensorex EE

And a few others both working and non working.
Funny thing is that I have just 1 lens per (non-Pentax) mount in most cases.

10-06-2019, 08:33 PM   #18

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Add me to the list of Panasonic GX85 users with 12-32 and 45-150. It's a good travel system when my K-1 is too bulky. The 12-32 is quite good. The 45-150 is a bit disappointing in sharpness.

In the film era I learned to use the family 35mm camera. I think it was Leica.
10-06-2019, 08:39 PM   #19
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I used Canon's EF system for twenty years, 1995-2015, so I've seen ways in which Pentax could improve, but I also had two Rebels completely die in less than eight years, so I also have reasons to appreciate Pentax's strengths.

10-06-2019, 08:49 PM   #20
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QuoteOriginally posted by DeadJohn Quote
Add me to the list of Panasonic GX85 users with 12-32 and 45-150. It's a good travel system when my K-1 is too bulky. The 12-32 is quite good. The 45-150 is a bit disappointing in sharpness.
In m43 I use the 12-32 and the 35-100 or the 45-175 as my two lens kit, both of these are seemingly quite sharp.
10-06-2019, 10:23 PM   #21

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Mamiya Twin Lens Reflex system
-Canon F1
-Leica Rangefinder,,,screw mount
-Petri SLR system
-Minolta 7000
10-06-2019, 10:43 PM   #22
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Only one, A Sony bought for its video capabilities which were indeed great but I found the user interface clumsy and non-intuitive.

10-07-2019, 01:12 AM   #24

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Technically, I handled my parents' Zenit 12XP some times. After that, only Pentax.
10-07-2019, 02:08 AM   #25
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My first SLR was an EXA 1a. I took some good pics with it in Papua New Guinea in 1972-73. It was Exacta bayonet mount and came with a Zeiss Tessar 50/2.8 (Zebra) as the standard lens. I bought a Zeiss Tessar 50/2.8 in M42 out of nostalgia for it.
10-07-2019, 02:24 AM   #26
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Nearly 50 years ago I started with a Porst body which was a re-badged Practica from East Germany with M42 srew mount.
Then switched to Minolta using XG-m, X-300 and X-500 (what a wonderful camera!!).
I seem to remember that some of these models had different names in the US.
10-07-2019, 06:09 AM   #27
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Digi - Pentax (of course), Olympus - E-PL6, EM 10 mk 3, Sigma SD Quatro

Film - Praktica 35mm, Kowa 6x6.

The SD Quatro is the most interesting of all.
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Hmm, lets's see...I've owned 4 SLRs - oh yes, all Pentax
2 MF oh yes, all Pentax
3 DSLRs - oh yes, all Pentax

Looks like it's all Pentax
10-07-2019, 07:03 AM   #29
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I’ve had Canon, Panasonic, Olympus in the past and am still working with Fuji to see if it fits a niche along with my Pentax gear...
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“Serious” cameras besides Pentax- only a used Exakta TL500, way back in the early 1970’s.

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