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Old Aug 6, 2010, 11:41 PM   #1
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Hello folks, ive been looking for a good deal on a 50d for quite a while, and low and behold i came here to this site and began browsing some of the stores and websites that are listed here and wow! seems like there are some pretty good deals that are being offered, and yes i do want to get a good deal but my big question is "are these deals to good to be true" have any of you guys ordered from some of these companies, and jsut because they are listed here on this site does that mean they are reputable companies. and if you guys have gotten good deals on the 50d could you expand on where you got them from.
Just in need of some advice.
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Old Aug 6, 2010, 11:45 PM   #2
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They are discounting the 50D, think the 60D is must around the conner. So if the prices are in line with say amazon and adorama and BH. Then the price would be the going rate. Now if they are way way under theses companies, then I would have to question it, and be checking their retailer ratings at the different retail rating sites.
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Check the seller against http://www.resellerratings.com
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Old Aug 7, 2010, 4:49 PM   #4
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Look into getting a refurbished body; I wouldn't buy used unless it was for a cheap backup body.

Got my 50D on ebay with full 1 year manufacturer's warranty; it had less than 1,000 shutter actuations and was in brand new condition, but it was 20% cheaper than a new unit.
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Originally Posted by TCav View Post
Check the seller against http://www.resellerratings.com
I second that recommendation.

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