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10-17-2011, 06:30 PM   #1

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K-5 for $979 in NY - Be aware of the scam

I just came across with very good deal on K-5 here:

Pentax K-5 (Body)

but after a bit of research, I found this blog:

AjRichard – Beware of buying gear from unauthorized sellers

Listen to the audio files.

Anyone had any experience buying from these people?


10-17-2011, 06:55 PM   #2
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Buying from an unauthorized sellers may void your warranty so you should not do it anyway.
10-17-2011, 08:30 PM   #3
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AjRichard is NOT a good deal at all...
10-18-2011, 08:10 AM   #4
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Watch out for Insurance and extra charges

I recently flagged a similar store that had "free shipping" but charged 9% insurance. Your $979 camera now becomes $1,067, within spitting distance of the reputable guys. Since they successfully sell 'upgraded" batteries and chargers to at least half their customers, you can see how they make their money.


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