I just got finished prowling ebay for 4 hours. I came across a couple of potentially good deals. (both of them Buy it Now, too!) I also came across dozens of bum deals. Some of those folks really assume we're stupid... Anyhow, here you go: Pentax MG with SMC-M 50mm f/2: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=160080449825&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=006 This is an M lens, so no shutter priority or program modes, and the aperture won't show in the viewfinder. The MG would make a good backup-film body, though it only has aperture priority, X-sync, & bulb. Exposure compensation can be dialed in through the use of the ASA dial on the left. This is one of Pentax's slick little 35mm SLRs from the 70s or 80s. Pentax P30T with a couple good lenses, a questionable lens, (Albinar??!!) two auto thyristor flashes, and a couple of junky bags. I had a P30T once; it was a fantastic camera. P, S, A, or M modes with A lenses. DoF preview, electronic self-timer, and electronically-timed shutter. This one was much better, electronically, than the ones from the 70s, such as the Super Program and ME Super. This outfit could be purchased, and the 50mm and telephoto zoom saved for use with a DSLR, and the body & normal zoom sold back on ebay. Or save the body as a nice film camera or backup. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=120081435679&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=002 What did I end up with? 'Glad you asked. :mrgreen: I bought an apparently lightly-used K1000 with bag, SMC-A 50mm f/2 and air brush for $90 shipped. I have fond memories of my K1000 from '95. Now I'll have it again, for nostalgia & a possible backup to my K100D. Or maybe I'll just feel like shooting film again some day. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110085894694&fromMakeTrack=true Well, I hope that helps someone at least.