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11-18-2009, 04:52 PM   #1
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Best place to buy K-x body only?

I've been contemplating a K-x with a 55-300(none kit) because I don't want to bother with the stripped downed version. And so I decided to go for a body only and a 55-300 separately. However, I'm finding that most body only prices are just as high as the basic 18-55 kits

Does anyone know if there is a reputable with decent K-x body prices or is this how just how it is typa thing?

11-25-2009, 11:00 AM   #2
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w where you are but maybe B&H or Adorama? Just buy it with the 18-55mm and sell it if you don't need it. They are only charging around $50 for the lens.
11-25-2009, 11:40 AM   #3
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go to and type pentax in the search.

click on the 'get 8% cashback through ebay' link (if 'pentax' doesnt bring up this link at the top of the search, try 'wii' 'panasonic' pretty much any electronics brand or item will bring that link - it doesn't matter what because you can change the search once at ebay).

You can then change the search once at ebay, find the kx/18-55/55-300 kit being sold by prodigital2000 for $799.86 - after cashback that will be $734 shipped, although you may have to wait for upto 60 days to receive the cashback. (no taxes/duty - they are a canadian ebay pentax reseller and almost always have the best price - you still get the 1yr int'l warranty).

If you haven't heard of the microsoft/bing search cashback program go to and read up on it. If you don't use it buying online you are throwing away free discounts!

Finally, sell the 18-55 for $50 in the market place and you've got your Kx/55-300 for $685 - call it the lens $200 and body $485 and it sounds even better, doesn't it?

Peter - is there a way to make the bing cashback program a sticky? it seems like everyone is asking about where the best deal is, and 8% cashback buying on ebay from beach, adorama or prodigital are always the best deal (expect the newegg free sling/10% which is done).
11-26-2009, 09:58 AM   #4

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white KX with 18-55mm $552 at Walmart w/Bing

Pentax KX 18-55mm & 55-300mm $727 at Overstock after 15% Bing CB.

11-26-2009, 11:56 AM   #5
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nice deals Jogiba! Bottom line, the bing cashback program is worth its weight in money is always nice. I got an email that they are doubling (or more) alot of larger retailers tomorrow only - if you are looking for a BF deal on a Kx I cant think of a better place to start!

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