Can Pentax be used professionally?

Started Aug 13, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Can Pentax be used professionally?
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SBS wrote:

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Yes, as long as you don't need repairs, or, if you are willing to purchase duplicate equipment while yours is being repaired.

31mm lens in the shop since March 28th waiting on parts. Came back incorrectly repaired.

K5iis and 77mm lens in shop since June. Still waiting. Purchased a third camera to cover my needs until repairs are completed. (Need two cameras for weddings.)

Pentax repairs will now be at Precision Camera in Connecticut. CRIS says the inability to get parts is part of the reason for the change in venue.

So, for the first time I am wondering if using Pentax professionally is doable? Unless, Riccoh can service their cameras by providing parts in a timely manner, the unfortunate answer may be no.

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