Adapting vintage lenses; are these worth using? Advice?

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Adapting vintage lenses; are these worth using? Advice?

I've been thinking about adapting some lenses I have from my 35mm film cameras. I'm looking for advice and opinions. Are these worth adapting for my GX85? Any hints, opinions or suggestions are welcome.

I've got the following:

For Minolta Rokker mount:

MD 50/f 1.7 Rokker X

MD 28/f2.8

MD Tele 135/f2.8 Rokker X

Toyo TC 2X

For Nikon F mount:

Nikon 50/f1.8 E Series

Nikkor 35-70/f3.3-4.5 AF

Vivitar 80-200/f4.5

I'm thinking that for very little money for a couple of adaptors, I could have several additional lenses. But are they worth adapting? Will the IQ be worth the effort?

I'm guessing that the 80-200 is the not worth adapting, if only for the weight, but I'm looking for input on how/whether to proceed, fun factor not withstanding.


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
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