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kazuya Dec 21, 2015 9:38 AM

do you think these are fakes
 
theyre selling lowepro bags for less than half price brand new on ebay, but they are from hong kong or china.

im a bit wary, i like a bargain but not at the risk of buying something that might not be waterproof or fall to pieces

do a search on ebay for Toploader Pro 75 AW and you will see what i mean

SIMON40 Dec 21, 2015 3:29 PM

There are an awful lot of counterfeit goods on ebay- many being very difficult to tell apart from the originals- both the said item and its packaging. I guess if the item is REALLY inexpensive, one might conclude it's possibly a fake.
Curiously,however- maybe the originals are manufactured there (HK or China) anyway..!!

wanaclick Dec 22, 2015 12:02 AM

I wouldn't mind gambling a few dollors on them and get one.If they are good, then good,if not ,what the heck !

kazuya Dec 22, 2015 11:42 AM

ok ive taken a punt 29 including delivery, the one i chose had lots of + feedback from people buying lowepro bags so heres hoping.

ill let ya know what i think when it arrives

TCav Dec 22, 2015 12:43 PM

If it works, who cares who made it?

kazuya Dec 22, 2015 3:15 PM

yea they probly are made in same factory, my only worry is, strap snaps or crap padding, or getting caught out in the rain and it not be waterproof, ive the smaller version of the same bag so ill be able to compare them both side by side.

TCav Dec 22, 2015 5:50 PM

Yeah, but you're buying it, so it's not like you won't use it if it doesn't have double stitched seams like the genuine article.

wanaclick Dec 23, 2015 5:37 AM

The same maker may be supplying to Lowepro who must be selling it with "Lowepro" band.

VTphotog Dec 23, 2015 10:09 AM

The last time someone asked me that question, I just replied "Honey, they look real enough to me!"

Bynx Dec 26, 2015 12:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by VTphotog (Post 1395663)
The last time someone asked me that question, I just replied "Honey, they look real enough to me!"

hahaha Ya I bet they do. hahahahahahaha


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