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Old Mar 6, 2011, 2:03 PM   #1
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Default On-line site for camera purchase reputable or not?

Looking at picking up a Pentax K-r to try-out because I can't find one in any retail store near me. Theres a site called buy.com thats has the K-r with kit 18-55 lens for $619 and offers 45 day return policy. Anyone had any expierence with this site??

I already picked up the Canon t2i locally with a 30 day return policy, so I can try it too. Trying to decide between the 2 cameras. Not alot of expierence with dslrs (owned one briefly yrs ago) so want to start at entry level and have done some forum reading and these 2 stood out.

Anybody know of a US east coast store that readily carries the Pentax line...that would be helpful too verses buying and potentially mailing back if I chose the t2i.
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Old Mar 6, 2011, 3:10 PM   #2
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I've never heard anything terrible about them, and we've had them in our buy boxes within reviews for many years.

It's always a good idea to check out online retailers at sites like Resellerratings.com.

Here's a link directly to buy.com's reviews: http://www.resellerratings.com/store/Buy

They have 4 out of 5 stars, with a high number of reviews in the last 6-months.

Good luck! Both models are great.
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I did a search online on inbox Digital Camera Stores on the East Coast and this is one of the Links which gave a whole bunch more links...just use the search engines online.

This is but one of many answers which came up....
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Old Mar 6, 2011, 5:04 PM   #4
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I prefer to handle before I buy...even so far as to bring my own memory and try them out in the stores...see how they differ once I get home and check them out on the computer. I mean spend a couple hours with the store models and take a bunch of pics, close up, macro, distance, etc. Heck, I am INVESTING a lot of my money into it, even 150, and want to make sure it is good for me.

And, yes, I have several kinds of memory sticks to try them out on! It is cheaper and easier than to hassle with returns.
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I've purchased quite a few things through them. Always exactly what is advertised and fast delivery.
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