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11-23-2008, 02:53 PM   #1
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K20D Kit at Sam's Club...

I don't know if others have seen this... Sam's Club (and Wal Mart) are now selling the whole series of Pantax. I think this is a new thing. ???.

The K20D Kit with DA 18-55 II kit lens, battery grip, and bag. $889.00. Not too bad for a 100% legit USA retail purchase.

11-24-2008, 11:13 AM   #2
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Interesting. In the K1000 hey days, K-Mart and Sears were major dealers of Pentax.
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COOL! that is a decent deal!
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Yeah, Ned Bunnell (Pentax US President) posted something about this earlier this year. Walmart has created a "Pentax brand store" online at Walmart.com. I'm not sure if they will also be carried in the stores.

Anyway, I think it's a good move as it gets Pentax out in front of the everyday shopper, and can help build more name recognition.

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799.99 for the K20D with stock lens and 2GB card at costco.com

Link says $899 but when you click on it it is $799.99. No bag though.
Costco - $899.99 after $100 OFF Pentax K20D 14.6MP 2.7" 18-55mm Lens 3.0 Frames Per Second
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I have asked for the K20D for Christmas and have been looking around for the best price, thanks for the info on Walmart, I'll take a look.
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I just got my K20 with the kit ALII for 700 flat from amazon warehouse deals... I was pretty worried about it but when it came sealed with all the factory info and not a single scratch or scuff that was supposedly on it, I was more than satisfied. It also works fine too to boot! The only catch is no warranty, but after having several pentax slr's and no problems i'll take my chances.

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