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Old 26-03-2017, 10:49   #1 (permalink)
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Abundance of Minolta/Sony glass I've been seeing recently....

I am so tempted the past few weeks to buy an A68k Sony Alpha..

why?

bought recently on Craigslist
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Vivitar 19-35
Minolta 1 - 35-70
Vivitar 70-300

all 3.5-4 f stop lenses.

plus maxxum 400 film camera. $100

50 F1.4 Minolta lens. $50

70-210 F4. Minolta (the beer can lens). $99

at those prices.. I'm starting to buy glass for a camera I don't own yet.

the macro lens from tamron, conversely - that I'd want for it would cost 2.5 times what I have into the old glass.. Which is nuts - the Sony Alpha mount lenses have no VC, leaving it to the body. It ought to be cheaper..

Leave Nikon land? Probably not.. I might sell my D3200+24-85VR to help finance the purchase of the body..

I've been looking at Sony products for a long while (mirrorless). I really like the quality that a friend of mine gets out of his A58K... the AF on the 68K sounds completely great.
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Re: Abundance of Minolta/Sony glass I've been seeing recently....

Ive been raiding craigslist for camera gear. I just got a Minolta X-700 with a MD F1.2 50mm.. and two other crappy lenses for $75... I have the X-700 pre-sold for $50 with the 500mm mirror lens.. (leaving a 70-300 manual focus lens that sells for 35ish)

the F1.2 50mm ebays for 400+. that's going to help fund my A68K purchase..
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Re: Abundance of Minolta/Sony glass I've been seeing recently....

shussssssss..........the more publicity the higher the prices go!
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