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Forum: Telephoto 23rd April 2018
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Posted By MJ224
Re: Samyang 500mm f/8 mirror

looked up the weight, 22ozs 0r 0.64kg. is that heavy??? or not???

I suppose that as its a very compact lens, its quite dense, which maybe why it seems heavy................:confused::(*chr
Forum: Telephoto 23rd April 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By MJ224
Re: Samyang 500mm f/8 mirror

My 500mm Samyang was heavy. Gone now so I can't weigh it. And was only bought a couple of years ago, new from Wex.........*chr
Forum: Telephoto 23rd April 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,180
Posted By MJ224
Re: Samyang 500mm f/8 mirror

I had one years ago with my Pentax film set-up. That one was taken back by the retailer. The last one was part ex'd for the TG-5.

Its not that they are no good, its just they are so heavy, manual...
Forum: Telephoto 20th April 2018
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Views: 2,180
Posted By MJ224
Re: Samyang 500mm f/8 mirror

I bought one a while ago. Manual focusing of course. Was OK, but never really used it in anger. Good for static high magnification photos.......*chr

Part ex'd for the TG-5
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