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10-14-2013, 07:58 PM   #1
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New Tamron 17-50 on ebay

There are some new Tamron 17-50's on ebay, all priced around $300 +/-. Shipping is about $35 to $40. A few of the listings even state that the warranty card is included.

Has anyone here bought one of those? Is the offer legitimate? Are the lenses legitimate?

Is this a "good deal" or "stay away"?

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QuoteOriginally posted by GlennG Quote
There are some new Tamron 17-50's on ebay, all priced around $300 +/-. Shipping is about $35 to $40. A few of the listings even state that the warranty card is included.

Has anyone here bought one of those? Is the offer legitimate? Are the lenses legitimate?

Is this a "good deal" or "stay away"?

Thanks.

Glenn
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If it was the ones that I was looking at a few weeks ago they are sold from japan, which means that it does not have a US warranty
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well.. This is shipped from Canada.. is $375
Tamron SP AF 17 50mm F 2 8 XR Di II LD Aspherical If for Pentax 4960371004730 | eBay

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If that's a legit dealer and price, it's a very good deal.
B + H, Adorama, Beach Camera and Photozone all list this lens for $499.
Worth looking into, but I'd be careful!
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Got a link?
This is the link I got when I Googled "Pentax da 16-50 ebay". The link takes you to an ebay page that has both Pentax da 16-50 (as expected), but also a number of the Tamron 17-50's.

Pentax 16-50: Lenses | eBay

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I would suggest you get one in your home country for the warranty. If you search you'll see that lens for Pentax for whatever reason have focussing issues. My new version that I've used less than a few times developed that. Thank goodness for warranty.
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Thanks for the kind responses, all. Sounds like the warranty is a critical thing to include with this lens.

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