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04-17-2011, 01:54 PM   #1
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K5 + kit lens for 498 + import duties... anyone know this company

Hi there,

I'm looking to buy a Pentax K5. I imported my last camera from HK - that was shipped as a returned repair *cough cough*. This was just a compact camera though and if I'd been stuck with import fees. So I was just going to buy froma reputable dealer with back-up support.

Then I saw this site... Product search ?
Just type in Pentax into the search bar.

Too good to be true? Even with import duties (which I must pay in advance as I live in Germany, and they live for beauracracy and paperwork - no buy and hope!) - it is little more than 600.

Then at checkout - 5% extra off!!!

Must be too good to be true. The .eu web addresses have only been available for a few months as well I think.

Cheers in advance for your opinions

04-17-2011, 02:52 PM   #2
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Yea .. I'm going to have to say something's not right. The K-5 with the kit lens is 498.00, but the body only is more at 507.00?
04-17-2011, 02:59 PM   #3
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too good to be true. i'd stay well away from that.
04-17-2011, 03:06 PM   #4
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Yup my thoughts too..

that said I have seen Amazon selling kits cheaper than bodies before!

These guys seem to setting themselves up as wholesalers though. The HK and Taiwan guys are different. They have already bought from wholesalers but operate in VAT free regions. And I have no idea of proper wholesaler prices -the chinese offerings are a good 300-400 more expensive.

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Maybe these are with free stains!
04-18-2011, 06:36 AM   #6
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This should be a major clue: No Visa or Mastercard
04-18-2011, 06:49 AM   #7
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Your research skills are vastly superior to mine - hat's off sir! I turned up the questions but not the answers.

Allow me to summarise the contents of links posted by rka 1754 - avoid like the plague!

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