1. ok I have asked NUMEROUS people on photography forums about Ebay and buying cameras... some people say go for it and other are like fuck that hoopity hoop blah... I can get a 350D for SOOOO much cheaper on ebay then say B&H:ugh: I can even get a black 300D! what would you say about the whole thing? since OT consumes my life and all, what better place to ask right? I plan on buying from a reputable supplier with good feedback.

    cheers,
    Ryan
     
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    Toogy New Member

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    Just make sure to look at their selling history, if there history says that all they sold was knick knacks and then all of a sudden they are selling cameras and electronics, it may be a hi-jacked ebay account.
    Also if they request payment via western union money transfer, RUN LIKE HELL away it is 100% a scam.

    PS, I bought a Canon 10D off ebay last year without any problems.
     
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    Some of the places (the one selling for $959 or whatever) make you pay $50 shipping, 7.5% "insurance" fee AND give you a high pressure sales call before they will place the order - needless to say I cancelled my order with them.

    I got my 350d from newegg for 958.00 and $0.99 shipping, it arrived in perfect condition, and works like a champ. I just won an auction for a 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 lens off of ebay, and it should arrive in the next few days. I will post some sample pics and condition of the lens when it arrives (got it for $150 cheaper than new, ~50%).
     
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  5. yewa I always check the feedback to make sure it's all legit stuff, and I always try to buy from people (for this kinda thing) with more than a few thousand feedback

    do you know of any online stores I can get one in black also? to compare to ebay that ISNT B&H?
     
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    There are some camera sellers on there with like 85k positive feedbacks.
     
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    fixed.. and :werd: mother fucker :o
     
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    I've had over 100 transactions on ebay since '98, never been ripped off once.
     
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    A lot of people can't figure it out. :o
     

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