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10-01-2009, 10:17 PM   #1
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Oh My Gawd!!!

Searching the local paper for bargains (From people that probably haven't heard of ebay, can't be bothered with ebay and haven't heard of the popularity of old Pentax glass

Found, all in pristine condition, I mean MINT, out of the showroom

1. Spotmatic SP in leather case (Case has AP emblem on it
2. Super Takumar 50mm F1.4 (Original Front rear cap + 2 filters)
3. Super Takumar 200mm F4 (Original Front and rear cap and lens shade)
4. Tamron SP 60-300mm F3.8-5.4 Macro 1:1.55 (Original Front and rear lens caps and shade)
5. Tokina 28mm F2.8 (Original front and rear lens caps)
6. Tamron SP 2xConvertor (Original F&R lens caps)
7. Aluminium case to hold all the lenses

I got this for $130 Australian Dollars. At the time of purchase I checked everything worked and was clean of dust, mould, Scratches, Blemishes and it was a pleasure to see.
On my arrival home I was playing with the tamron 60-300 and realised that it could be twisted into Macro mode (something I didn't realise when purchasing)
It close focuses with a 1:1.5 image on sensor, this was a pleasant finding, and the resulting image was very nice indeed.
I am glad I rang this and reckon I got a good deal, and will have lots of fun trying them all out.

Thanks for reading
PICTURE ADDED (UNCROPPED IMAGE TAKEN WITH TAMRON 60-300 MACRO)

Taff


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10-01-2009, 10:33 PM   #2
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Nice work Taff, you are lucky I think!

I went to 2 second-hand/pawn shops today at lunch, found nothing
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I am officially jealous!

Great find! I hope you enjoy it.

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Pic added at beginning

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Quite lucky, our good man Taff. Happy for you! Never had such a stroke of luck... Today I'm defending my dissertation proposal--and after that I go directly to some pawn shops in dire need of being checked out.
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This is The Catch of The Day,great find mate watching for some more beauties

cheers
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Wow -- what a bargain!
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I wish I could find this kind of deals in the future.....

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nice work!!
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how do you switch the tamron to macro mode. i have one of those but cant seem to find the way to use/activate them
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Hi Kwetiaw

To switch your Tamron 60-300 to macro mode you zoom all the way in, then you pull toward you again with slight pressure twisting too the right. it is the in macro mode and when you push the zoom out it will go even further than the normal zoom and then you have 1:1.55 macro

cheers and I hope this helps
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