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Pentax K3 $598.50
Posted By: tampamiketaylor, 02-15-2015, 07:58 AM

Hey guys,


Need input from anyone that may have used this company before. They have the K3 on sale for $630 - 5% off with free shipping- that comes to $598.50. I was waiting for quickndone for $599 again but may get this one.




Pentax K3 (Body) (Black) - AmericaCameras.com - Your number one source for Digital Cameras


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Mike
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Never heard of them but AmericaCameras contact info is:

Best Trading Inc Limited Third Floor 207 Regent Street London W1B 3HH United Kingdom

Thats the address of a virtual office forwarding service............
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Wow! That could be a great price assuming everything work out!

I would be a little concerned with a store called America Cameras being headquartered in the UK. Sounds like it should be called UK Cameras?

They have a 7 day return policy but you have to pay a 15% restocking fee.

I'm not sure if this store is an authorized dealer. That may have an effect on warranty service should you ever need it.

It sounds like a bit of a risk but the price is low so maybe that's enough incentive to take it. If it works out, especially after a year, then you win.
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The international warranty is the same term as the US warranty, so.....

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I'd stay FAR away.
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May be a good idea to edit out the link then.
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Based on some reviews I wouldn't buy anything from these guys. I'm waiting for quickndone as well.
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Based on my experience and others who bought from quickndone; it would be wise to wait for quickndone to have another round of promotional price. There is no push selling (phone calls) of other stuff from quickndone, just straight forward 'new' items from warehouse. Since they don't offer returns unless defective, chance of getting someone else 'try-and-not-buy' item is almost nil.

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Thanks everyone, I will hold off then and wait for another quickndone deal,
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Wow, their ratings make Abe's of Maine look like B&H by comparison!
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It's pretty clear by the falling price of the K-3 that a replacement isn't far off. I'd rather wait until the K-3 body drops to $500 - or at least close to it - at reputable retailers that I trust. The K-5, K-5 II and K-5 IIs dropped that low and I'm sure the K-3 will as well. Just be ready to act when it does.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Biro Quote
It's pretty clear by the falling price of the K-3 that a replacement isn't far off. I'd rather wait until the K-3 body drops to $500 - or at least close to it - at reputable retailers that I trust. The K-5, K-5 II and K-5 IIs dropped that low and I'm sure the K-3 will as well. Just be ready to act when it does.
I don't think that there are any old stocks of k-5II/IIs left since that has been discontinued; so the current still production models are k-50 and k-3, plus the newly introduced ones. I too think that the k-3 replacement will be coming.... although it may not be the case.... time will tell.
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They ship to EU but not to Australia 8 - (
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They ship internationaly out of UK or out of US? If the former, would be very good offer for EU buyers

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QuoteOriginally posted by aleonx3 Quote
I don't think that there are any old stocks of k-5II/IIs left since that has been discontinued; so the current still production models are k-50 and k-3, plus the newly introduced ones. I too think that the k-3 replacement will be coming.... although it may not be the case.... time will tell.
K-50 is not a current production model. The K-S2 is the replacement in March.

I do not think a K-3 replacement in imminent. The fall in price is likely due to the fall in the Yen and the increase in the Dollar. Camera prices for APS cameras have fallen across the board.
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