WTB: Pentax K2 Parts Camera

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by gkardmw, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. gkardmw

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    Hi all,

    Desperately need a Pentax k2 (film camera, of course). My prism is de-silvering itself and I am quite dependent on it!

    Thanks

    Dave
     
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    Hi,

    There’s someone on the Pentaxforums who swap desilvered K1000 prism with Spotmatic ones. Assuming the prism of the K2 is the same size as the K1000, maybe you could snag a Spotmatic? However, I read that K2 prisms has a special coating that make them brighter.
     
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    Don't hey also show the aperture in the VF? Then the KX may work. I think I've got one partly taken down.
     
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    The K2 does not show the aperture to my knowledge but the KX does - I am going to ask Eric H. to see if other cameras can donate a prism to the K2.
     
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    Yeah, Eric says it has to be a K2 to supply the prism.
     
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