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Discussion in 'Hot Deals - Find a Great Deal? Share It Here.' started by psubmb, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. psubmb

    psubmb New to Mu-43

    3
    Oct 5, 2011
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  2. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    Luke
    and a FINE first post it is
     
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  3. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    +1

    So... looks like there is a newer version of that lens, but the only difference appears to be cosmetic (the latest R version is not CSC). Seems like a great deal.

    Welcome to the user group, by the way!
     
  4. mach330

    mach330 Mu-43 Veteran

    240
    Mar 19, 2011
    The OC
    wow...great deal
     
  5. dennisk

    dennisk Mu-43 Regular

    110
    Jul 4, 2011
    Bay Area, California
    Dennis
    Ordered one since it seems you can't go wrong at that price! Thanks psubmb!
     
  6. Art

    Art Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2011
    San Francisco, CA
    Wow, one of the best deals I've seen. FYI, Amazon limits one order per account for this item.
     
  7. phrenic

    phrenic Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 13, 2010
    Holy crap what a steal..makes me feel a bit bitter about paying almost twice that. :p
     
  8. shnitz

    shnitz Mu-43 Top Veteran

    989
    Aug 25, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Just put an order in. As mentioned, this is functionally the same as the new "R" version. This lens performs well enough that they don't have to change anything, but they are changing the looks, and adding an R to the name for all future versions. They're probably cleaning this out so that they have all new versions for the holidays.

    Seems that silver is sold out, how interesting. I didn't realize that it was popular; I would have assumed that everyone wanted the black version.
     
  9. sadwitch

    sadwitch Mu-43 Regular

    30
    Sep 9, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
  10. winx14

    winx14 Mu-43 Regular

    80
    Dec 1, 2010
    Brooklyn, NY
    Weird. I just ordered one for the heck of it....
     
  11. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Jason
    Done. Ordered. Will replace the 4/3 version I'm using.
     
  12. JoelSutherland

    JoelSutherland Mu-43 Rookie

    12
    Dec 6, 2010
    Ordered as well...can't go wrong at this price.
     
  13. Bokeaji

    Bokeaji Gonzo's Dad O.*

    Aug 6, 2011
    Austin, TX
    duh. Silver has magical extra contrast and corner sharpness. I asked a ouija board. It's true!!!;) also focuses twice as fast!!!!;D
     
  14. donlaw

    donlaw Mu-43 Regular

    78
    Aug 19, 2011
    Texas
    Don Lawrence
    Cool deal.
    Thanks
     
  15. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Wow, I hardly ever have use for a telephoto zoom, but at this price, it is a complete no-brainer. Ordered. Thanks for the heads up!

    They're showing 10 left in stock...
     
  16. winx14

    winx14 Mu-43 Regular

    80
    Dec 1, 2010
    Brooklyn, NY
    Heck, just signed on my girlfriend's amazon account and ordered one for her with her own credit card. She won't mind... I hope. :tomato2:
     
  17. linkedit

    linkedit Mu-43 Top Veteran

    649
    Aug 6, 2010
    New Jersey, USA
    Are you kidding me? I put it in my cart, walked away for 5 mins to answer a call, when I returned to the laptop...........sold out.

    Now the price is $249.
     
  18. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    HA! I did the same with the wifes paypal ... she will mind. If you folks don't see any more posts from me you will know what happened.
     
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  19. For my black E-PL1, it was silver or nothing...
     
  20. Armanius

    Armanius Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 23, 2010
    Houston
    Muttley
    Woohoo! I ordered one. Should get it Monday thanks to free 2nd shipping.