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Subject: Re: Pentax spits in the FACE of the entrenched Japanese planned-obsolescence
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On 2018-02-22 09:13:48 +0000, Bill W said:

> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:42:36 -0800 (PST), RichA<rander3128@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> On Wednesday, 21 February 2018 22:15:28 UTC-5, Bill W  wrote:
>>> On Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:00:26 -0800 (PST), RichA<rander3128@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Get your K1 and for $550, Pentax will upgrade it (including badges) to 
>>>> a new K1II.
>>>> 
>>>>
https://www.dpreview.com/news/2162791126/ricoh-will-let-pentax-k-1-o... 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> How long is Pentax going to stay in business? Almost no 3d party
>>> lenses is not a good sign.
>> 
>> Screw Tamron and underdog Tokina, they hardly represent much in the way 
>> of 3rd party lenses.  They are the ones who refuse to make lenses for 
>> brands other than Canon, Nikon and a smattering of Sony.
> 
> It's Sigma that I worry about. They used to include Pentax mounts with
> all their offerings, but not any more.

They are smelling the blood in the water. They make cameras too, you 
know... ;-ppp
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