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FA* 200 Macro, A* 300 2.8, FA* 300 2.8
Posted By: Julie, 06-07-2012, 05:50 PM

You rarely see these on the used market (or any market, for that matter, there's only 1000-something of them made!), excellent macro lens.

Pentax FA* 200mm f/4.0 Macro IF ED Lens 200 f4.0 f4 SMC | eBay

Edit: They've also got an A* 300 2.8 and FA* 300 2.8! Man, they're loaded!

Pentax A* 300mm f/2.8 ED IF Lens 300 f2.8 SMC A Star 0027075036703 | eBay

Pentax FA* 300mm f/2.8 ED IF Lens 300 f2.8 SMC FA Star | eBay

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It's too bad I didn't find this earlier while the car dealers were still open, I could have sold my wife's car. I'm sure she'd understand. Right? We should have plenty left over to get her the nicest back row beauty.
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Nobody's bought these yet! What's happened to you guys?

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As much as I'd love to have them, I think my lens shelf would collapse if I set another lens on it- especially a large one like these.
Plus, I don't even think the resale value of all my equipment could even add up to the price of one of these...

*sigh* Just looking at the 200 macro makes me regret the decision I made with mine...
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Pretty close to dropping the $4k for the FA* 300, but my better judgement got to me first...
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I think these 300s are way overpriced. You'd be paying at least a US$1000 premium over what they normally change hands for between private sellers just to buy it from a presumably reputable reseller and in very good condition.
I'm starting to think we've reached the point price-wise where you'd be better off selling these and buying some more modern equivalent in another mount, body included (for example, for the price of this second-hand FA*300 you can get a brand new D7000 + Sigma 120-300/2.8 OS - well at least in Europe)
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Looks like both sold- phew!

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All right, I want to know which one of you bought the FA* macro. Will you sell it to me down the road?
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I was just looking the other day at an FA 300 2.8 at a dealer near (near being a relative term) me. He wants $6300 for it. That one was a steal.
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