A&P d70 & nikon 28-80 and 70-300 for $1300

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  1. focusralf

    focusralf New Member

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    Nikon 28-80/3.3-5.6 G AF Nikkor Lens
    Nikon 70-300/4-5.6 G AFD Nikkor Lens
    Sandisk 1GB Ultra II Compact Flash Card
    Aluminum Compact Flash Card Case
    Compact Flash Card Reader USB
    Vidpro VID 80 Durahyde Video/Photo/Digital Camera Bag
    ENEL3 Lithium Ion Rechargable Battery f/Nikon
    Sakar TR60 Tripod w/2 Way Pan Tilt Head


    for $1300? is it a scam? is it a good deal (b/c it doesnt come with out of box lens)?
     
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    BLKDVLGSX OT Supporter

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    yeah it's a good deal
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    Let's see..

    The first lens is basically ass.
    The second one is okay.

    The bag and tripod are cheapies.

    Buy only what you want. You'll be happier.
     
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    yup, lenses are shit, not sharp at any point. I have a few friends with the 70-300 and they're gonna sellem. The tripod is crap. Good memory though. Outpost.com has the Lexar 40x and maybe even 80x 1gb for 59 after rebate. rebate ends today though

    I'd personally get the kit lens, the 1gb card, a better tripod and case, and get a better lens when you figure out what you want to do.
     
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    BLKDVLGSX OT Supporter

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    Actually if you know how to use the 70-300 they(G, D) are great....look on Dpreview...a few of the people really nailed how to use the lens and have produced insane images with them

    one example...there are many more on the board
    http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1034&message=10608333
     
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  6. focusralf

    focusralf New Member

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    wheres the cheapest/ most reliable (interms of warranty) online? to get the d70.


    what do you think about just getting the d70 body and get a different lens.? interms of price?
    i only have 1300
     
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    BLKDVLGSX OT Supporter

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    I'd get it from Best Buy and get the warranty they offer (4 years)
     
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    I'm assuming you found this online like ebay. My thing is if you are going to spend $1300 pay $200 more to buy it at best buy, when you know you will get exactly what you want and their warranties are cheap as HELL. Ritz Camera charges like $300 for 2 year warranty on the canon rebel and nikon d70. I think bestbuy charged me like $80 for 4 years. Bestbuy teh win
     
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    You can get D70 body only for around 923-1000 from reputable online dealers (uscamera, mpsuperstore, pcvideo online, beach camera)

    and kits from 1135-1200 from reputable online delaers (wells digital, buydig, uscamera, pcvideo online, mpsuperstore, butterfly photo, etc).

    1GB CF cards are like 80-100$

    :dunno:
     
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    Ritz includes accidental damage though. You could toss it off a bridge after 2 years and they'll replace it. Best Buy will try to wiggle their way out of it. :wiggle:
     
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    Or you could get a 4 year and by then the d70 will be discontinued hopefully and u can break it to the point where it cannot be fixed then they send u the next best model. :bigthumb:
     
  12. ATlasIAm

    ATlasIAm peace will never exist in the world...but it's a n

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    some of the sellers on ebay are actually camera stores. I bought my d70 with the 18-70 mm lense off a dealer in NY, and i got a year warranty on both the lense and the body for about 1250 including shipping.
     

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