Super Program camera to sell

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by ansdguy, Mar 28, 2007.

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    ansdguy Guest

    Hi folks!
    I am about to sell my 1984 Super Program with several lenes. It
    has been parked since 1987 as that year I had an serious car accident
    and didn't use it much after that time. Two lenses are unused, A 28mm
    f2.8 and a 200mm f1.4. The 50mm f1.7 is near new and the primary lens
    I used is nearly perferct. It's a 35-105 macro-zoom. I have the
    AF200T flash which is like new and works perfectly. The lenses are
    all SMC and are all metal. The 200mm has a built in lens hood. There
    are ZERO lens scratches on all the glass. Again,the finishes on
    everythink are flawless. If anybody can give me an idea of the resale
    value, I would very much appreciate it. If anyone is interested in
    buying this set up, let me know and I will supply pictures of
    everything. I believe my little Casio EX-Z750 will do decent job of
    showing good detail.


    Thanks a bunch, ansdguy
    PS: I also have a 67mm polarizer for the zoom and a Leowpro bag for
    all.
     
    ansdguy, Mar 28, 2007
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    Yoshi Guest

    A 200mm f/1.4 ? Now thats a lens I'd like to see. Must be a heavy beast.

    Yoshi
     
    Yoshi, Mar 28, 2007
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    ansdguy Guest

    I don't have a scale, but it does weigh about 2/3 as much as the
    35-105 zoom.
    I'm guessing around 12 0r 14 ounces.
     
    ansdguy, Mar 28, 2007
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    Yoshi Guest

    Read your post. Many 200mm lenses are f/4, some f/3.5. a few f/2.8.....
    I've never seen a 200mm f/1.4 lens. Such a lens would be enormous and
    expensive.


    Yoshi
     
    Yoshi, Mar 28, 2007
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    ansdguy Guest

    Yoshi,

    Maybe I'm reading this this wrong. The description on the lens
    barrell says;
    SMC Pentax-M 1:4 200mm. Let me know what I have.

    ansdguy (Ron)
     
    ansdguy, Mar 28, 2007
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    ansdguy Guest

    Yoshi,
    I realized my mistake. The lens is f4. Sorry.
     
    ansdguy, Mar 28, 2007
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    Skip Guest

    That's an f4 lens, not a f1.4.
     
    Skip, Mar 28, 2007
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    Pudentame Guest

    200mm f/4 perhaps?
     
    Pudentame, Mar 29, 2007
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    Pudentame Guest

    I think you've misread the info on the front lens bezel. It's a 1:4 or
    f/4 lens.
     
    Pudentame, Mar 29, 2007
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    Pudentame Guest

    It's still a fairly good lens.
     
    Pudentame, Mar 29, 2007
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    Michel Guest

    Michel, Mar 29, 2007
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    ansdguy Guest

    ansdguy, Mar 29, 2007
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  13. Ansdguy-

    I suggest that you check completed sales on eBay, to get an idea what
    they might bring. You may find it isn't worth the trouble of selling
    them. As you may suspect, the value of such cameras and their lenses
    has diminished greatly as digital SLRs have become available.

    I also have a Super Program that has been parked for many years. When I
    recently checked to see if it was working, I found that the foam light
    seals were gummy, and the mirror bumper had deteriorated. A better
    question would be, "is the body worth more than it would cost for a
    general cleaning and foam replacement".

    If the lenses are KA, they can be used in manual-focus mode on an AF
    body such as one of the Pentax DSLRs. (The K lenses can be used, but it
    is not as convenient.)

    Fred
     
    Fred McKenzie, Mar 31, 2007
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  14. Foam replacement can be done while watching TV ... most of the time is spent
    getting the goo out of the grooves with a toothpick. I replace the
    light-seal foam with black yarn when possible. I'm stuck with urethane foam
    for the mirror bumper.

    Google for illustrated guides. The first one that popped up for me
    is:

    http://mattdentonphoto.com/cameras/light_seals/index.html
     
    Nicholas O. Lindan, Mar 31, 2007
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