WTB: Kowa Six

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by Amfooty, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Amfooty

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    I've been wanting to find one for a while, and thought I'd check here first before going to eBay. Looking for one with either the 85 or 55mm lenses.
     
  2. outwest

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    Having had the Six, Six MM, and the Super 66, I would suggest you try for a Super 66. If you don't need interchangeable magazines I would suggest the Six MM. There are two 55s. The older has a huge front lens and the newer takes 67mm filters like the 85. Both are good.
     
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    Amfooty

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    What's the difference between the Six and Six MM? I don't need interchangeable backs--seems like extra backs are hard enough to find as it is.
     
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    PM'd you earlier. The SixMM has a mirror lock up feature, although you can basically get the same function from the Six by using the self timer on the lens.

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    The Six MM is also later production and seems to have cleaned up some of the problems of the SIX. Self timers, yes, but problematical on older lenses - try before you buy.