Category Archives: Asahi Pentax SL

SL on a blustery day

Following my first attempt with the Asahi Pentax SL in which the mirror froze up after a few frames, I pulled it apart again, tried to clean all those tiny moving parts, lubed it up with some very light oil, and put … Continue reading

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Shooting Mostly Blind

I recently picked up yet another Asahi Pentax 35mm body, the lovely little SL. The mirror was sticking so I did a quick lube job and promptly took it out in some really nasty weather. The temperature was right around … Continue reading

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