Re: [OM] Tamron 500mm Mirror lens

Subject: Re: [OM] Tamron 500mm Mirror lens
From: "Tom Trottier" <tom@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 22:09:13 -0400
Adaptall converters are readily available in the US/Canada used for 
~$20. Look on the web or eBay

Or I'll buy the lens?


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From:                   B Gray <bandvg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject:                [OM] Tamron 500mm Mirror lens
Date sent:              Mon, 30 Aug 1999 21:17:15 +0000
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>         Giles recently referred to his Tamron 500mm f8 SP, which only 
> weighs about 630gm without the hood and 710gm with.  
>         I was recently given such a lens with an adaptor suitable for an old
> C*N*N camera. As I currently have nothing longer than a 75-150mm Olympus
> zoom I have been considering purchasing an OM adaptor to use the lens on my
> OMSP2 and/or OM10.  The adaptor is over 40UKP new, possibly less secondhand
> if available, and I wonder if this is a sensible way forward - any comments?
> I would hope to use the lens for photographing wildlife.
> Brian Gray
> Brian and Vivienne Gray
> Hadrian Way, UK
> bandvg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  
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