Originally Posted by fdfjc
Also a very cheap way to get a good medium format camera is to buy an Agfa Isolette with an agnar lens. They can still be had for under $10 and I've gotten some amazingly sharp photos with one.
I've been looking and found a 5x6 (6x5?) Pentax online for about $350 with a 70mm lens. That's not much more than what I paid for my Minolta years ago with lens.