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05-19-2011, 03:56 AM   #16
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Spotmatic (2)
KX (2)
ME Super
Super Program (2)

Non-Pentax: Canon T70, Zenit E, Zenit ET

All but the K1000 were acquired for the lenses that came with them. All but the P30T, SF1, & ZX-7 need to be CLA'd. But they do look very nice on the shelf.

05-19-2011, 08:41 AM   #17
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I have slowed down on my collecting this year. Here is my inventory.
Spotmatic, SPII, SPIIa, SP500, SP1000, SPF, ES, ESII, H3
K1000, ME, ME super, Program Plus, MX
P3, P3n, PZ10, PZ70
SF1, SF1n, SF10
ZX50, ZX60, ZXm, ZX-L

Most of these cameras work and have been used in the last year. However, my purchase of a K20d has slowed down my film camera use.
I have two MEs that I have owned for nearly 30 years. Great cameras.
05-19-2011, 10:23 AM   #18
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ME Super
Canon EOS 3
Kiev 4A rangefinder
Yashica 24 TLR
05-19-2011, 12:55 PM   #19

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I have a small collection of Pentax film SLR's.

Honeywell H1
Asahi SV
Honeywell Spotmatic
Asahi Spotmatic
ME Super w/motor drive
Auto 110

05-19-2011, 01:44 PM   #20
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Most of you are making me feel better about how much photo gear I own.
I've got a Ricoh 500 "Jet" Rangefinder, a Petri/Kuribayashi 35, and, in SLRs, a Spotmatic, a KX, and a Praktica L2.

I also have a Chinon with a jammed shutter, but I don't think inoperable equipment counts.
05-19-2011, 02:09 PM   #21
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I claim 5th amendment rights here...
05-19-2011, 02:48 PM   #22
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Here is my comparatively small film camera collection. Lens OCD is more of an issue. Everything works and Eric has done all the Asahi/Pentax stuff.

Argus C3 (still my father's camera)
Olympus XA (favorite)

Asahi K (prized possession)
H1a (accidental purchase - I swear, I didn't mean to buy it)
Spotmatic SP Something to mounty my Takumars on w/o an adapter)
KX Black (original owner)
K2DMD (prized possession II)
MEF and AF35~80 (forgot about this one - just got it)
MESuper Black (original owner)

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05-19-2011, 02:53 PM   #23
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Chinon CM4
Chinon CM4s
Pentax MEF
Pentax 645

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The fifth amendment comment cracked me up... Also pixelsaurus comment on time... well said.

Question. i have been looking online over the years and there is not a lot of video on say motor drives and shutter sounds. auto focus etc. Would there be any interest in me uploading some files to you tube? I know for the new digital bodies .. yea tons if it so for the older film bodies i would only assume someone would enjoy it.
05-19-2011, 03:43 PM   #25
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Black SP 11 & black ES 11.
Cheers, Pickles.
05-19-2011, 03:44 PM   #26
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QuoteOriginally posted by apathey2131978 Quote
I would love to hear what people are using, collecting and even looking to pick up!
currently using
K1000-SE [brown, EricH CLA]
ME-SE [brown, CLA'd]
K2 [brown, EricH CLA]
KXmd [chrome, EricH CLA]
LX [EricH CLA]
MZ-3 [chrome]

collected Pentaxs
1956 Asahiflex IIa w/original 58mm lens
1957 Asahiflex IIa w/original 58mm lens, case, manual & packaging
1957 AP [chrome, EricH CLA] [Thanks MightyMike !]
1958 K [chrome, w/original 55mm zebra lens] [Thanks SteveM!]
1960 S3 [2 chrome] w/correct Auto-Tak 55mm f/1.8 v.2 [Thanks MightyMike for the lens!]
1963 SV [black, [R],The Beatles camera, w/original lens, case & packaging]
1965 S1a [1 chrome, 1 black, both [R] & EricH CLA] [Thanks Brian!]
1965 SV [chrome, [R], EricH CLA] [Thanks Colton!]
1971 Spotmatic SPII [chrome]
1973 Spotmatic F [black] [Thanks Hilo!]
1974 ESII [2 chrome, both EricH CLA]
1974 ESIImd [black Motor Drive model]
1975 K2 [black, EricH CLA]
1975 KX [black, split image screen, EricH CLA]
1975 KM [black, near mint condition]
1977 MX [black, EricH CLA]
1981 ME Super [1 chrome, 1 black]
1985 MEF [1 chrome, 1 black] w/SMC-AF 35-70mm f/2.8 [Thanks SteveM!]
1989 P3n [my 3rd SLR, now retired?]
2002 IQZoom 145M Super

[AFAIK, all of the above are fully functional]

collected Kodaks
1929 Pocket Junior No.1A [green]
1930 Beau Brownie No.2 [rose][my GrandMother's]
1932 Folding Six-20 [brown UK model, w/original packaging]
1949 Target Six-20 Brownie [black USA model]
1950 Retina I [Type 013]
1974 Instamatic X-15 [my 1st camera]

collected Chinese cameras
1972 Great Wall SZ-1 RangeFinder
198? Hong Mei HM-1 medium format folding
1983 Mudan MD-2 medium format TLR

other film cameras collected
1929 Voigtlander Bessa MF Folder
1933 Leica IId [Russian copy, Elmar lens][nickel/black Marine, refurbished]
1940 Imperial Reflex 620
1963 KowaFlex model E [w/original lens, case & packaging]
1968 Yashica TL Electro X [chrome, EricH CLA]
1979 Contax 139 Quartz
1984 Minolta X-370 [chrome][my GrandFather's]

Film cameras I would like to own someday
Nicca 3F MIOJ
Pentax MZ-S [champagne gold]
Pentax 645N
Kowa Super 66
Yashica Electro 35

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05-19-2011, 05:10 PM   #27
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A 'core' set of Pentaxes, all CLA'd by Eric:
Spotmatic F (2), I am original owner of one
Spotmatic (black)
ME Super (2)
Super Program
Program Plus

Non-CLA'd but functional:
Ricoh KR-5 Super II
Ricoh XR-10 (2)
Ricoh KR-10M
Chinon DSL
Konica FC-1
Konica TC
Konica C35
Ricoh Singlex TLS
GAF L-17
Minolta SC-II
Minolta X-370
Minolta Hi-Matic F
Minolta H-Matic AF2
Olympus OM-PC (inherited)
Olympus OM-10
Olympus XA2
Praktica Super TL
Prakticaflex (inherited)
Yashica GSN
05-19-2011, 05:33 PM   #28
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I think I did a list in a similar thread a few months ago.
I currently have 40 film bodies, 5 of which I wish to sell.
No, I will not list them all again. But 4 are Pentax.
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QuoteOriginally posted by apathey2131978 Quote
Also pixelsaurus comment on time... well said.
05-19-2011, 06:05 PM   #30
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As a recent convert to Pentax, I am enjoying:

SP-F black body
ME Super- black body


Pratika MTL 50
Yashica Minister 111

Nikon F4s
Nikon 35Ti
Ricoh GX 100
Nikon D200

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