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11-17-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
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Anyone heard of this online retailer?

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The lenses seem "to good to be true" cheap. Anyone have experience with this retailer? For example, hey have a 77mm 1.8 for $464.00.

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I have never heard of them, but I can guarantee you that those prices are not legit. Listen to your gut.
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Does someone have experience with this website buyonsalecheap.com? or scam? - Yahoo! Answers

Looks like it's not a good option. And hey, they have 1 unit of every lens!
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If it were legit, I'd buy their entire stock and resell them at more 'realsitic' prices.
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Definitely scam!

A search for "buyonsalecheap.com review" will give you a lot of info...
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11-17-2011, 05:35 PM   #8
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QuoteOriginally posted by SOldBear Quote
Definitely scam!

A search for "buyonsalecheap.com review" will give you a lot of info...
Yes, i did that after I posted this thread. It doesn't look good. Bummer, I was so hopeful, like a kid that wants to believe Santa is real, but deep down inside he/she knows Santa doesn't exist. I just need 2 more lenses, the 31mm 1.8 and the 77mm 1.8. If only I had more money!

11-17-2011, 05:43 PM   #9
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As others have already said, 100% scam.
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QuoteOriginally posted by SashasMom Quote
I was so hopeful, like a kid that wants to believe Santa is real
What, Santa isn't real? Your kidding me right?





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A Google search on the name resulted in:
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Top answer: 100% scam. That is a fake website pretending to sell cheap merchandise. Any site that advertises merchandise cheaper than the official ...
as the others have answered, if it's too good to be true, it isn't true.
11-17-2011, 07:48 PM   #12
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Still, it is a great price!
11-17-2011, 10:02 PM   #13
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No experience with them, but a dealer you should be aware of is Certified Digital. They're nothing but a rip-off artist(s).
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What! Santa is not real? And, I can't buy a 31mm for under $1000 (yes I know B&H has them for $999 US, but the Aussie Dollar dropped through the floor today).

Next thing you going to tell me is that the Easter Bunny is not real and the Tooth Fairy really does look like the Rock!
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QuoteOriginally posted by joe.penn Quote
What, Santa isn't real? Your kidding me right?
I cried when my mon told me that Santa did not exist

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Actually it was Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa.
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