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    Sticky: Can't comment on the Kiron. It is my...

    Can't comment on the Kiron. It is my understanding that they made their lenses in multiple mounts so you may want to clarify about that.
    I have a Nikkor 35mm f2.8 lens and really like it. I have...
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    Sticky: The AIS designation on a Nikon lens is in...

    The AIS designation on a Nikon lens is in reference to an automatic exposure indexing system that was used on Nikon cameras starting in the mid 1970s. With advances in their camera system's exposure...
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    Sticky: I think I have posted it before. It is real handy...

    I think I have posted it before. It is real handy to have when looking shopping for vintage Nikkors.
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    Sticky: Here is a handy link for Nikon lenses. It...

    Here is a handy link for Nikon lenses. It classifies the lenses by serial number and is handy for figuring out how old a lens is.

    http://www.photosynthesis.co.nz/nikon/lenses.html
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    Sticky: The Series E 100mm f2.8, while does not have quit...

    The Series E 100mm f2.8, while does not have quit the build quality of the earlier Nikkors, still beats the heck out of many modern lenses.

    I found my 20mm f2.8 Nikkor on eBay. I paid right...
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    Sticky: Yeah, I have shot video for a year with a set of...

    Yeah, I have shot video for a year with a set of vintage Nikkor primes (20mm f2.8 AI, 24mm f2.8mm pre-AI, 35mm f2.8 AI, 50mm f1.4 pre-AI, and a 100mm f2.8 Series E) on a T2i and was a tad bit worried...
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    Sticky: Yes, the used Nikkor market has gone way up. I...

    Yes, the used Nikkor market has gone way up. I purchased a Nikkor 24mm, F2.8 pre-AI lens about a year ago for about $140.00. I just bought an AI 20mm, F2.8 Nikkor lens for right about $350.00. It is...
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