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FA*80-200 f2.8 on Gumtree Australia
Posted By: Des, 11-04-2016, 05:51 PM

Pentax smc FA* 80-200 f2.8 Lens - Excellent | Lenses | Gumtree Australia Brisbane South West - Jindalee | 1128495816 - asking $1900
Sounds like a great lens: SMC Pentax-FA* 80-200mm F2.8 ED [IF] Reviews - FA Zoom Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database
Seller also has a DA 70 ltd for sale.
Don't know seller; no connection.
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11-06-2016, 12:33 AM - 4 Likes   #2
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Buyer beware, this seller listed this on ebay as well, he sold me a FA35 f2 last year on ebay that doesn't focus to infinity(on all three of my bodies), after I send it back at my own expense for refund he claimed that front elements was damaged by, I quote "water vapor damage", when the photo he posted looked like scratched(not even sure if it is the same lens),he became very nasty and threaten to report me to ebay for "fraudulent activity" Luckily I had photographic evidence that the lens was totally unmarked before sending back, I was able to get my refund eventually via ebay. Even after the case was closed, he tried to send me email outside of ebay to threaten legal action about the lens(Sent me an invoice for the lens and postage demanding payment, while he still have it...) When it became clear that he's not going to scare me into paying him, guess what? He listed the same lens on ebay again, without a word on the nasty "water vapor damage" he claim the lens had. He was able to get my negative ebay feedback removed because it was the first time I've ever left negative feedback on ebay for anyone, and mentioned 'ebay dispute' in the wording.

Anyway, just thought I'd warn anyone who might be interested.

By the way , his ebay id is lkn_australia

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11-06-2016, 01:14 AM   #3
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Wow, thanks for the warning. I suppose this thread has served a purpose anyway.
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Asking way too much for that lens anyway.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Wild Mark Quote
Asking way too much for that lens anyway.
Thats for sure!
11-06-2016, 06:43 AM   #6
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Even though I really like the color from FA* 80-200, I'd save a bit more for a DFA* or go with the cheaper Tamron one.
It's so hard to get a good copy with reasonable price.
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I'm still a big fan of the Sigma OS HSM last version.....

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