Nikkor 43-86mm f3.5 Non-Ai

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52mm

Nikon non-Ai

f3.5-f122

1.2 meters

n/a

1963

Eos 6D Fulll Frame

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     I bought this lens out of morbid curiosity.   It is legendary for being bad.   Is it all that bad?   
     Well, it's not good.   The Ai version is a good lens.  When you are buying remember not to get them confused.

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86mm - Yep, not good.

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86mm - wide open....ouch.

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43mm - acceptable, not sharp

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86mm

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43mm - wide open....bad