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    Default Need help from Chinon users

    Hi all,

    I'm actually looking and wondering what lens mount to use and do i still can find it, my camera model is "Chinon CG-5" thanks in advance

    Cheers,
    Henry

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    Quote Originally Posted by ammox77
    Hi all,

    I'm actually looking and wondering what lens mount to use and do i still can find it, my camera model is "Chinon CG-5" thanks in advance

    Cheers,
    Henry
    hmm....i think its a K-mount or PK-mount, can i still find them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ammox77
    hmm....i think its a K-mount or PK-mount, can i still find them?
    Yo pal, wanna share why u like CG-5?
    I checking at this page but can't find

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    Quote Originally Posted by whoelse
    Yo pal, wanna share why u like CG-5?
    I checking at this page but can't find
    Hi,

    Hmmm......why i like CG-5? hehehe i have no idea maybe becos i just like to use manual camera and also this is the only camera i've found which is at its most affordable price at only $35.00 with a 50mm lens hehehehe. Well this is the best i can find about chinon CG-5 and many other models http://www.butkus.org/chinon/#Chinon anyway you using a chinon too?

    Cheers,
    Henry

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    Quote Originally Posted by ammox77
    Hi,

    Hmmm......why i like CG-5? hehehe i have no idea maybe becos i just like to use manual camera and also this is the only camera i've found which is at its most affordable price at only $35.00 with a 50mm lens hehehehe. Well this is the best i can find about chinon CG-5 and many other models http://www.butkus.org/chinon/#Chinon anyway you using a chinon too?

    Cheers,
    Henry
    I have a EOS 50e, USMes.
    I also shoot with camera like FED-5B, a russian rangefiner.
    Another I have is a Ricoh KR-5 Super II which is K-mount too.

    Currently hunting for a Fujica. Also like to have a Pentax KX or MX and ultimately will buy a LX...

    Why Fujica? it uses Silicon cell meter instead of common CdS, uses Alkaline battery and not mercury, open aperture metering plus ability to do stop down metering. Want to get more M42 lens like the CJZes, Pentacons, Jupiter-9, Mir-1B. Pentacon/CJZ sometime is selling as cheap as like $20USD on ebay.

    My favourate -> FED.
    Fast work -> EOS
    Carry everywhere -> Ricoh and later Fujica.

    Dun mind other brand like Chinon or Yashica but many uses CdS cell and mercury battery. Later Chinon, Yashica like laster Ricoh (even Nikon FM10/Olympus OM2000) are made by Cosina.

    So many cameras, so little marnee.

    Nv seen a CS-5, will check it out.

    Last edited by whoelse; 20th January 2004 at 10:26 PM.

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