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01-24-2010, 11:39 AM   #1
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Advise on B&H used lens condition?

Hi all

I wanted to buy a used lens from B&H listed as condition 9, did any one here bought used lens from B&H and can tell me if their rating is on the strict side or not?

How does it compare to other store that sell used lens?

Thanks for any advise!


01-24-2010, 01:24 PM   #2
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It's been awhile since I've bought a used lens from anywhere but KEH, but from previous experience I think BHPhotoVideo is pretty good with their grading. I think I'd put them in between and Adorama.
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I bought a used DA 35mm Limited from them that I believe was a 9. It came basically brand new, except for a little mark on the lens cap. I think you can feel pretty confident in their ratings.
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They have a good return policy as long as you don't stick it on a shelf for 2 months.

01-25-2010, 10:19 AM   #5
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QuoteOriginally posted by kathyk Quote
from previous experience I think BHPhotoVideo is pretty good with their grading.
Thanks. We try to be conservative and accurate. Any time a customer gets something from our used dept and has an issue with the grading, the customer is encouraged to contact us.

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