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09-08-2021, 11:27 AM   #1
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anyone dealt with this vendor MPB ?? if so how was the results

they apparently deal in " experienced " equipment

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QuoteOriginally posted by aslyfox Quote
they apparently deal in " experienced " equipment - Buy or Sell Used Photo & Video Equipment
MPB has been around a while - some folks here on PF have purchased from them - and they have a good track record. Reviews | 1,498 Reviews of | ResellerRatings
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I have bought from them a couple of times and they were excellent. There are stories of returned faulty lenses being relisted but I think that is rare. I would recommend them based on my experience. Worst case, if it isn't as described they are reputable. Wex is my favourite though
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I've bought used equipment from them. - I rank them up with KEH, et al....

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I have not heard of them before so I checked them out.They may have the very first used K-3 III on sale. It is certainly the first one that I have seen, but I am not in the market so I may have missed others. It is very well priced, so grab it before it is gone.

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09-08-2021, 12:15 PM   #6
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Worst case, if it isn't as described they are reputable. Wex is my favourite though
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I've bought used equipment from them. - I rank them up with KEH, et al....
+1, based on two purchases

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I can recommend the UK site, based on four purchases. Their grading of goods is very accurate and I find their pricing very competitive. Delivery is reliable and packaging is very good.
Their best kit flies off the website....
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I got my Tamron 28-75mm from them ($205 with taxes), they shipped it a day after I ordered it. It did have some minor wear on it where the name/info of the lens is at and had no lens hood, but it was on the items description, other than that it was in great condition/working fine so far.
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I bought something once, no problems.
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Recently sold my Olympus kit to fund the switch back to a K1. I will say they paid the highest out of KEH, B&H or Adorama. Extremely quick payout. Iíll recommend
09-08-2021, 06:16 PM   #12
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bought a Nikon lens from MPB USA about 6 to 7 months ago.

Very positive experience.
They reply to queries with clear unambiguous responses, and prompt.

They described the item accurately.
So buyer won't get unexpected negative surprises.

One thing though, they probably over-packed.
The lens came in this HUGE box that left me scratching my head as to why need such a disproportionately big box compared to the dimensions of lens.
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Bought my X-T20 from them, and a DA 40 Ltd. I was thinking of selling my K3 to them if I don’t sell it here.
09-08-2021, 07:47 PM   #14
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Iíve bought from and sold to them. Very positive experience on both.
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I've bought at least 3 times, no problems at all.
Big purchase for me was my 645D, and it was just as described.

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