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09-15-2009, 05:15 PM   #1
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Hi All, I know it's kinda illegal to multi-post.. But I was rather disappointed by my faulty descision on craigslist.
Thanks for peter Zack for his opinion on the lens build. But I just want more opinion in order to determine should I offer another pirce for the camera I am about to purchase. Or what people usually do to cancel a deal.

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Or Please read below: THANKS!!!

I just got into a film photography course in my university. Although I have an old ricoh camera already, it doesnt allow me to choose my shutter speed.

After a few failure in trying to find a decent camera on Craigslist, I landed my eye on a more expensive camera, the P50. The user claim she only used it twice. So its practically brand new.

To put it short, below is the list of equpiment, all for $125CAD. is that a good deal at all? If not, any simple reason why?

0) Pentax P50 Body
1) Vivitar 28-210 F4-5.6 with Macro at 1:4 ratio
2) Pentax A 50mm F1.7 with a skylight filter
3) a camera bag
4) some Pentax flash that the seller dont know much on. she say it labels with a zoom 35-150... what could the possible model be?

a 50mm F1.7 mint condition eh... hmmm, that alone would worth 60 dollars?

thanks all for your advice!!!!

09-15-2009, 08:06 PM   #2
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How committed are you to this sale? Has money changed hands? I have had people back out of purchases here in the marketplace for good reason and there were no hard feelings. Craigslist is SUCH a mixed bag. If you are not confident with the equipment, then respectfully apologize to the seller and wish her the best of luck. I would be more concerned with saving face here on Pentaxforums where you are likely to come for advice and even socialize a bit than I would on Craigslist.
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