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11-29-2012, 05:43 AM   #1
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Deal in Australia, could not resist!

White K-01 with DA 40mm XS for AU$414.27
from topbuy.com.au
http://www2.topbuy.com.au/tbcart/pc/Pentax-K-01-WHITE-Single-Lens-Kit-with-D...n=TBDF-XX87523
never deal with them before, any experience, should I worry?
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11-29-2012, 06:10 AM   #2
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They've been around for a while. They drop-ship from HK.
I bought a Sigma 10-20 f4-5.6 from them a few years ago. No problems.
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I have never dealt with them, but they do state that they provide the warranty and that they are imported "personal use" items that don't attract GST, so I guess that they are grey imports.
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What's the shipping on that? Im excited

Actually I suppose come warranty time... Eeep I might check with Kennedy to ensure they will play with it :s

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the total = $453.45 ( paid with PayPal)
White only, the other colours are well more expensive
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Excellent deal, and what great IQ for that price. Enjoy.
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Hi, I wonder if u have made the purchase from top buy? Are they reliable?

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Just wondering, why wouldn't you buy from B&H or Adorama instead? They charge a little extra for shipping but seem to be more reputable and have fast shipping. Is warranty a concern?
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white K-01 with 40 XS -lens dilemas

QuoteOriginally posted by BigMike Quote
Just wondering, why wouldn't you buy from B&H or Adorama instead? They charge a little extra for shipping but seem to be more reputable and have fast shipping. Is warranty a concern?
I do buy lenses from B&H ( two in recent days ) and Adorama and KEH but camera bodies prefer local warranty.
anyway, the lens only was delivered today (on SUN) from Hong Kong.
tested on K-5 and K-30, so... small! works well but:
NO quick shift,
does not go back into the "home" position while you are turning camera off
is it safe to "force" the focus ring and "park" the lens into home position or you should turn the body into MF first?
the rubber lens cap is a bit easy losable
can you get a hood ( do you need one) for this lens?

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Cheap K-01 bodies

If anyone in Aus is looking for a K-01 veeeery cheaply, teds are selling them for $299 (body only).
That is an especially cheap price for a brick and mortar store in Ausland.
Search results for: 'pentax k-01' - Ted's Cameras
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woo hoo!!!

discount without shipping! Weeeeee
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