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10-09-2016, 07:32 AM   #4546
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QuoteOriginally posted by arnold Quote
Did they copy the Rikoh S2 I wonder?
Do you know when that was released as the Canonflex was released in 1959.

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QuoteOriginally posted by LesDMess Quote
Do you know when that was released as the Canonflex was released in 1959.
The Ricoh S2 was also from 1959
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QuoteOriginally posted by arnold Quote
The Ricoh S2 was also from 1959
Then probably not likely as there would have to be some time of development and implementation. Probably more a continuation from one of their previous rangefinders that TomB_tx pointed out.
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Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...





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Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...
That is just plain SICK !!
We officially hate you now
10-09-2016, 06:08 PM   #4551
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Beautiful.
For me the wait will be worth it for the super wide angles...but gotta save a while.
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Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...
Lucky it fitted then...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Douglas_of_Sweden Quote
Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...
Holy cow !

We have to see the results

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QuoteOriginally posted by Douglas_of_Sweden Quote
Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...


Oh my...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Douglas_of_Sweden Quote
Been waiting for a long time to be able to put this specific lens on a Pentax FF DSLR...


Me, jealous... nah....
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Me, jealous... nah....
indeed, there is no word in the disctionnary, strong enought to explain how jealous am i
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Pentax 135mm f1.8 green star - - want one? There are two available on EBAY, one for $3000, the other for a bargain $2999. JUMP NOW! And avoid your spouse for the remainder of your natural life.
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QuoteOriginally posted by WPRESTO Quote
There are two available on EBAY, one for $3000, the other for a bargain $2999. JUMP NOW! And avoid your spouse for the remainder of your natural life...
... which, following said purchase, may be cut unnaturally short
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QuoteOriginally posted by WPRESTO Quote
Pentax 135mm f1.8 green star - - want one? There are two available on EBAY, one for $3000, the other for a bargain $2999. JUMP NOW! And avoid your spouse for the remainder of your natural life.
In 1993 I paid 3500 swedish crowns for this copy 2nd hand. That's about 400 US$. Autofocus had come and a lot of people were selling of all their manual focus lenses....
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QuoteOriginally posted by Douglas_of_Sweden Quote
In 1993 I paid 3500 swedish crowns for this copy 2nd hand. That's about 400 US$. Autofocus had come and a lot of people were selling of all their manual focus lenses....
In retrospect, purchases made back theN seem more like investments. I bought my 200mm SMCA macro for $750 a few years earlier than when you got the 135mm. It's a bit careworn, but I daresay there's a Pentaxian out there who would jump at a $2000 offering now - but not a chance I'd part with it. BTW: The only copies of the 200 I've seen for sale were going for $3000, but mine shows more signs of wear than that one.

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