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1000mm Tak for $3080.99?
Posted By: Clinton, 05-23-2011, 06:07 AM

I'd say this is at least 3x or 4x overpriced:

*Rare*Pentax Super-Muliter-Coated TAKUMAR1000mm f/8SMC | eBay

Maybe you've got a lot of money to burn. If so, don't buy this, and please send this extra cash to me so I can use it on other glass.
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06-18-2011, 07:40 AM   #2
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You under-estimate the Pentax 1000mm f/8. Unlike the 500mm f/4.5 & 300mm f/4 (both soft at widest apertures), the 1000mm f/8 gives excellent results at all f/stops.

The Pentax 1000mm is more a telescope than a lens & 1000mm is only the beginning. Acceptable pictures are had with the lens at wide-open apertures AND a tele-converter! Stop it down just a bit & fine pictures are obtained. I've even stacked tele-converters! Again, stopped down somewhat, & spectacularly magnified fine photos will be yours.

Never used the APO tele-converters, but used on the Pentax 1000mm f/8, they would have to be a superb combination.

Yes, the Pentax 1000mm f/8, used to take pictures at 4000mm would be an excellent poor-man's super-telephoto..... but should not be as cheap to obtain as you think.
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Last one I saw sell in the forums, with the case, was for $800
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Saw this desirable item on Ebay.....Wwwwaaaayyyyyy overpriced......it did not even come with its original wooden tripod supplied with it when new.
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