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Latest purchase - Minolta A5
Old 09-25-2018   #1
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Latest purchase - Minolta A5

I finally picked up my first all mechanical 35mm camera - A clean Minolta A5
Arrived yesterday, seems to operate as it should, great condition - loaded a roll of Superia 400 for testing.

Anyone else shooting one? What do you think?
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I used to have the older sibling of it, the A3. Beautiful camera, typical of an era that they didn't spare on metal or glass. The Rokkor is a nice lens, in low light the highlights appear slightly glowly. In a downsize crisis I ended up selling it together with some other cameras.
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The roll came out just fine (October 2018)
I am having a difficult time finding a source to CLA this camera - any leads?



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