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Pentax 16-45mm for $300 at Amazon
Posted By: sscharf, 05-01-2010, 10:02 PM

I just purchased a used copy of this lens through the marketplace here. Now I just have to wait for the truck to pull up to the house!

So I was surfing the web tonight, and it looks like Amazon.com has this lens on sale for about half price - $300.47 shipped. Probably no sales tax where I live. What a smokin' deal.

It makes my used purchase look less good

Here it is: Amazon.com: Pentax 16-45mm f/4.0 SMC PDA ED AL Zoom Lens for Pentax and Samsung Digital SLR Cameras: Camera & Photo

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05-07-2010, 09:38 AM   #16
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Wow, wild ride on that price.

Kind of like the stock market, just moving in the opposite direction

Oh, well, just trying to help people spend their extra bucks.


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No, for that week, it was down to $309; I ended up not pulling the trigger either...

QuoteOriginally posted by raymeedc Quote
I used the link you provided to check out the Amazon price for myself. You were reading the used price..... price for a new lens from Amazon is $389.
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Back down to $310 + shipping

Could not pass this up.
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No, for that week, it was down to $309; I ended up not pulling the trigger either...
It's a good sign of the trend of the Pentax lens prices.
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I paid $325 net @ tri-state

Bing paid a portion of that - felt pretty good until I found this thread! Ah well, the $740 (net) K-7 I grabbed overnight makes up for it! I'm sucking up bargains, now need to nab a 50 prime to fit between the 16-45 and Sigma 55-200 ($80 new/openbox) that are competing for space on my refurb k100d.
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