Anybody have experiece dealing with ExpressCameras.com?

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Mike Teezie, Oct 13, 2005.

  1. Mike Teezie macrumors 68020

    Mike Teezie

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    I'm about to order a Canon Rebel XT w/ kit lens next week.

    I've been shopping around, and these guys have the best deal. Their price is almost $100 lower than other places like Amazon - which makes me wonder if something fishy is up with them.

    Anybody dealt with them before?
     
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    I've not heard of them but if they're in Brooklyn, NY, I'd be extremely suspicious that they might be related to Infinity/Infiniti/Broadway. They are a scam operation.
     
  3. Flying Llama macrumors 6502a

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    Any online buissiness with express in their name and situated in brooklyn should be further investigated... :eek:

    Sometimes the few extra bucks might be worth the possible trouble you might encounter. Not that I have anything against people in brooklyn. ;)

    llama
     
  4. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

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    To be honest, if you have to ask then the deal may be too good. Working for a dealer I can say that their prices are below cost. And if they are not Canon USA imported products you will not be able to participate in the upcoming rebates (starts 10/15 according to rumors).

    The only deals that are below cost that I have any remote faith in are Dell's coupon deals. But then you have to ask where you will get support from. Who can you turn to if you have a lemon? Who can you turn to if the rebates don't come?

    The price that I saw on Amazon was $920 for the kit. Our price right now is $999, with a free 512mb card. But if you rush ahead right now, you may kick yourself for not waiting a 4 to 6 weeks as the Holidays draws near. It is possible that the competition in the DSLR market may see prices fall even further.
     
  5. Mike Teezie thread starter macrumors 68020

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  6. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    Unless they're selling bagels and they should be great. :)

    Mike Teezie:

    I'd be suspicious of the pricing. They're offering my camera body for about half price. Even the distributor wouldn't get it that cheap. You might try pricing at http://www.adorama.com/ I've had really good luck with them on everything I've bought.
     

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