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    I've heard the same which is why I'm interested in it. I'll track one down eventually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LJSLATER View Post
    I want one those for slide copying. I bought a step-up ring to use an El-Nikkor for that purpose, only to discover the filter threads on the lens were completely f***ed. I've had that El for years but never thought to look at the front thread!

    Rumor has it the 55/2.8 is extremely sharp all the way out to infinity, would you concur?
    +1. The 55mm/F2.8 Ais is a permanent resident in my backpack, along with the PK11-13 rings. The lens, as many have suggested, does just as well for 35mm landscape/nature work as it does for the "micro" shooting for which it was intended (?). Unless I know in advance that I will need the extra speed, oftentimes, I leave the 50mm/F1.2 Ais at home...

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    Funny how things work out, there's a 55 f/2.8 on its way to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by agphotography View Post
    Funny how things work out, there's a 55 f/2.8 on its way to me.
    'grats... Will probably be replacing the one shown on my F4 with a nicer copy. Yeah, I know it's my original 55 micro, but it's well-worn, so it's time to get one that's in better shape.

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