Thank you UPS man...50mm MC f/1.4 ROKKOR-X delivered!

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  1. Nubster

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    Thank you UPS man...50 F1.4 MC ROKKOR-X PG delivered!
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    Just arrived. Ripped it out of the box and slammed it on to the NEX...well, maybe I was slightly more gentle but no less excited. All I can say is....I'm going to LOVE this lens. I became enamored with this lens after seeing the pics posted by nianys in her thread reviewing the same lens...so big thanks to you nianys for turning me on to this awesome lens!

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    Congrats! It's a beauty, no doubt.
     
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    Congrats!!! ;)
     
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    You're most welcome, and yes you're going to frigging LOVE it !!
     
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    Your lens is looking great. If it's anything like mine you're going to be amazed when you use it at f/2!
     
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    I should be receiving mine tomorrow! I initially got the f/1.7 b/c it was so cheap. But since the f/1.4 had such glowing reviews, I bought it as well! Ironically they both should be coming on the same day!
     
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    Awesome. No doubt you'll be a happy camper. Now I want to grab a 30mm or 35mm of some sort...might stay with Minolta because it should be a sure bet and cheap, but I'll certainly keep my options open. Not sure where I'll go after that. Really, I have most of the focal ranges covered from 12mm to 300mm, but I'd like to get mostly primes for my kit.
     
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    I'll invite you to trust me once more : PEN F 38/1.8 is what you want. TRUST me.
     
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    Well, you're batting a thousand right now so I'll trust you and take a hard look at the PEN F 38/1.8 ;).
     
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    ^^This is like listening myself talking, lol :D

    Seriously, I also bought a MD 50mm (but mine is the f/1.7 -very very happy with it!!!), then I bought an MD Zoom 35-70 f/3.5 and now looking for an MD 35mm (the f/1.8 would be awesome but those are rare and expensive) - so I'll probably get an MD 35mm f/2.8

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    Check out this before you're spending a lot of money on a Minolta 35/1.8...
     
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    Thanks for the link/info ;)

    I've already read something similar... The Rokkor Files - 35mm Shoot-out
     
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    Yep, I wouldn't bother with a lens this big/heavy/expensive, which is not the best in its class. If you want to spend a little more dough on a legacy hunt a PEN G 38 down and ENJOY. I'm considering getting another NEX cheap body just to keep this lens permanently attached to it. It's THIS good. I bought it from Kevin right here, and I made a vow of NEVER selling it.
     
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    Now I'm just fascinated with this lens after seeing niany's review. The hunt begins...
     
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    Check KEH.com. That's where I got mine from. I like them because their grading is very conservative, they have a 14 day hassle free return policy, and a 6 month warranty through their store.
     
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    Know how you feel. I do the same thing when I get a new lens.
     
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    Striking out on the PEN 38 F1.8. There was one on KEH but it had damaged filter threads but otherwise in EX condition...I dragged my feet and missed it. Ebay has some, either too much $$$ or in not as nice of shape as I'd like. Any ideas on where else to look? I've check FM too...no luck.
     
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    Congrats on the lens, ive heard its fab and seen pics to back that up, but You can all stop now, my purse can't afford all these lovely things you all talk about.....like that Pen F 38mm....I like the sound of that. :)
     
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    There was a minty and unexpensive one a while ago at m4-3.com, I almost grabbed it ! But it was about 3 weeks ago so it must be gone by now.
     
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