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02-02-2015, 08:27 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
Pretty much the only people who write online reviews are people who had a bad experience and want to vent, or trolls.

My K-x came from Abe's of Maine, good price but I got a phone call with an strong up-sell pitch.

My K-5 came from Amazon. Sold by Emmy Photo, but fulfilled by Amazon, and I wouldn't hesitate to buy that way again.
I had a bad experience with Abe's many years ago.
Never bought another thing from them.
Fool me once...

02-02-2015, 10:16 PM   #17
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Pretty close to the same distance from Pittsburgh, Erie, and State College. So pretty much out in the middle of nowhere.
Yep, middle of nowhere alright. Pretty country though.
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I had a bad experience with Abe's many years ago.
Abe's is well, Abe's. Everyone has a bad experience with them.

Buy from B&H or Adorama. I've used both and had very good experiences. No issues returning things. B&H even maintains a sub-forum here to help with questions / issues. I know some people do not like on line shopping but in some cases it is really the only choice. Order your k-3 and when it arrives make sure to carefully unbox and keep all packing material. If you don't like it just pack it up and go to the website for a return form, simple.

FYI, if you do buy a k-3 make sure you add the Pentax 2 year warranty, I think it is $19.99 and best investment going.
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