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Old Jun 28, 2008, 8:30 AM   #1
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Just wondering if traditionaly there is a better time to buy a new DSLR - like are "deals" more prevelant now, late summer/back to school, Christmas or just "pays your money and takes your chances" ?
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Old Jun 28, 2008, 10:37 AM   #2
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There are no true cycles. Typically older models will go down in price when it's replacement comes out or when it hits the end of its life cycle.
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Old Jun 28, 2008, 11:15 AM   #3
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yup i was going to say that too

old models are sold off when new one is coming out......thats the only time there are good deals.....but when there gone they are gone.........no need to discount current models because prices are very very similar between all sellers as the cost to them is the same.........just depends how much their profit margins are

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Old Jul 16, 2008, 4:38 PM   #4
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The best time to buy is when you need the camera and never look back as they will always be getting cheaper. Obviously keep an eye for new models but if you need/desire a better camera then get it so you can get the benefits of it.
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Old Aug 12, 2008, 10:37 PM   #5
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The best time to buy is when you can afford it!
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Old Aug 13, 2008, 3:11 PM   #6
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Hi Terry, it's good to see you back at Steve's, how have you been?
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Old Aug 15, 2008, 7:33 AM   #7
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The best time to buy a camera will ALWAYS be about one month after you make the actual purchase. Thats when something newer, cheaper and better(?) comes out.
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