Can someone look over these and make sure they're good?

This is a discussion on Can someone look over these and make sure they're good? within the Film Photography Equipment forums, part of the FILM PHOTOGRAPHY FORUM category; It's all stuff from eBay and I get a little skeptical buying things from there. I would just like someone to go over these products ...


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    It's all stuff from eBay and I get a little skeptical buying things from there. I would just like someone to go over these products and make sure they're good to buy and will go with my camera. I tend to get too excited and I don't want to be too rash and buy something that's not good just because I want it.

    Now, I have a Promaster 2500PK, all the specs are on the website...but the short version is it takes Pentax K-mount lenses, hot shoe with x contact for flash and has a tripod thing on the bottom. And screw threads for a remote release.

    Flash unit I want

    Zoom lens I want

    Remote release I want

    Tripod I want

    There's also a bag I want, but I'll worry about that later...because if all of this is good to get, I can have just about everything I want for my camera for under $100. Do note too that these are just for now...I want to upgrade everything once I get more funds.

    Thanks!!


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    Hi mpfcrs0819,

    I'm sure you're aware of this, but beware everything show is absolutely the lowest quality accessories you can buy. I do understand your financial situation.

    Would you consider buying the cable release and using the rest of your money to buy a much sturdier and taller tripod? Then save up for other purchases. I'm afraid you will be disappointed with your purchases and not be able to recover any money when you want to get rid of these items.

    I also have an inherent distrust in "importer" ads. I would worry about warranty and customer service after the sale.

    The decision is certainly yours, but I would personally opt for buying better equipment as my allowed. May take a little longer, but it's worth the wait. In the meantime, there's much that you can be learning an practicing with the camera and equipment your currently own.

    Hope this helps.

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    Ahhhh I've created a monster........

    Hub's already gone over most of the advice I can give ya.
    I'm very much like you in the ebay fever.......take your time and do it right is good advice.

    Good luck
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    Thanks guys! That's why I wanted to ask here before I bought anything. I don't know too much about the accessories and wasn't sure if any of those were actually any good. I want all of those things for my camera, but I also want them to be good. I had looked at Camera Corner's website before I looked at eBay, but I couldn't find any k-mount lenses...maybe I need to look harder or go into the store. But thanks for saving me some money! I appreciate it.

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