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help with pentax smc - m 1.7 in ebay


thanasisK3

Link Posted 29/08/2016 - 21:12
hi all

The ebay seller says it has "Signs of wear. Dust, dirt in the lens system." and when i asked them about how ...much dirty it is, they replied:
For analog cameras, no problem.
With digital cameras could be something to see.

I cant understand if it is usable or not Would it shoot clear photos ?

please advice i urgently need your assistance

LennyBloke

Link Posted 29/08/2016 - 21:19
It doesn't sound as though it's worth taking the chance. If it's a Pentax SMC 50mm f1.7 then these often come up in good condition (clean optics) for quite low prices. There are several Camera shops that have them for around 30, and on Ebay they will often be found with an old M camera body for 15-30.
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thanasisK3

Link Posted 29/08/2016 - 22:34
well the price they give it is nice (~16.5) but i start to realize why ...

davidwozhere

Link Posted 29/08/2016 - 23:47
Leave it and wait for another one - they're always coming up
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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