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Old Jun 23, 2010, 10:20 AM   #41
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Even from the camera shop who are giving him 6 months warranty?
A camera shop is willing to give a 6 month warranty on a used dSLR?

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Even from the camera shop who are giving him 6 months warranty?
I don't know where you are located but in the middle east as well as some cities in India, it is common for camera stores to provide 6 months warranty for used DSLR's & Lenses ... they usually give this in writing on the receipt. If anything goes wrong they take care of repairs within the 6 months period.
One of my 3 DSLR's I sold (Canon 400D) was through a camera shop and he gave the buyer 6 months warranty ... small time camera shops do not give 6 months warranty unless they are absolutely sure of it lasting at least that long ... in this part of the world this is common, don't know about your area ... you will have to make that call based on how much you trust your seller.
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A camera shop is willing to give a 6 month warranty on a used dSLR?

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Why? Explain please!

In the UK, lots of camera shops give 6 months warranty on 2nd hand gear!
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6 month warranty on a used lens? No problem.

6 month warranty on a used dSLR? There's just too much that can go wrong. I'd be worried that the shop was patching it up with bailing twine and chicken wire just so it could outlast the warranty.
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6 month warranty on a used lens? No problem.

6 month warranty on a used dSLR? There's just too much that can go wrong. I'd be worried that the shop was patching it up with bailing twine and chicken wire just so it could outlast the warranty.
That might be the case in your country but not over here
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If you're comfortable with it, fine. But I'd be extra careful when recommending it for a brother-in-law. If things don't go well, either your wife or your sister is going to hate you for a long time.
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Old Jun 23, 2010, 4:41 PM   #47
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If you're comfortable with it, fine. But I'd be extra careful when recommending it for a brother-in-law. If things don't go well, either your wife or your sister is going to hate you for a long time.
Rubbish!! He has to make the final say and anyway, us brits are not like that buddy!
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