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05-05-2008, 11:34 AM   #1
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Buy open box?

Hi,

I'm thinking about buying a DA* lens. Should I buy an open box lens for a $100 discount?

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05-05-2008, 11:39 AM   #2
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might not be so bad if it's tested and has a full warranty
05-05-2008, 11:40 AM   #3
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just a 30 day warranty
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30 day warranty? I'd say it's "Used" not "open box"

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i'd pass on that, $100 off isn't that much considering the price that you pay new and possible problems with the DA* 16-50
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seems too much of risk...
but you may be lucky (though it doesn't look like in this case)
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30 day return policy, I suppose, and standard _warranty_? If not, by a new one.
05-05-2008, 07:55 PM   #8
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QuoteOriginally posted by feralryan Quote
just a 30 day warranty

If it were truly an "open Box" item, it would carry the manufacturers full warranty.

This sounds like a DA* 16-50 that has been returned and has probably been repaired.

If I were going to spend $550 on a lens that could be a problem child, I would look at the DA 16-45 for even a couple of Cs less.

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