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A 28/2.8 on KEH
Posted By: CreationBear, 07-06-2016, 06:05 PM

Probably a misprint (so I don't know if KEH will honor the price) but $99 might get you some nice legacy glass tonight:


https://www.keh.com/shop/pentax-28mm-f-2-8-smc-a-k-mount-manual-focus-lens-49.html


FWIW, Kerrowdown has been a hammer lately with his copy...

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That's a fair price for a 2.8. Maybe a little high. This is not the A 28 F2. I would part with mine for $100 anytime, but KEH will only give you $20-58...
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
but KEH will only give you $20-58

Ha, I like buying from KEH, but given their price structure I have to wonder if they get most of their stock from estate sales.


At any rate, do try the A28/2.8 on the K-1 before making too good of a bargain...
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When I had one I sold it locally for $60... and it took a little while.

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and it took a little while.

That's interesting--I suppose I should temper my enthusiasm for legacy primes No doubt there are a ton of them out there, but it seems in most FL's and similar apertures the chipped A-series commands a little better price than the M-series equivalent.
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QuoteOriginally posted by CreationBear Quote
Kerrowdown has been a hammer lately with his copy...
But I said before in my defence, the K1 made me do it... honest Guv.

But it's essential to get the "Unholy Alliance" Olympus hood... to ensure this lens works correctly.


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Those Oly hoods are great option for the 49mm filter rings--I ran one from an Zuiko 28mm f/3.5 on my DA21 Lmt. for a while...a 67mm lens cap fits it nicely. (FWIW, I do the same with my 52mm K's with the Nikon HN-3 hood--a 72mm Tamron cap works great on these as well.)
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