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Old 03-12-2009, 03:23 PM
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Default Are there a bunch of scammers on ebay?

I decided to search ebay and am wondering why sellers would offer so much equipment for such a low price on new products. Either it's a scam, or they are misleading me. I am wondering if they are cleverly wording it such that it doesn't include the camera body. I tried searching, but I think the search function is not working.<ul><li><a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/Canon-EOS-50D-Digital-SLR-Camera-Body-5-Lens-16GB-Kit_W0QQitemZ290299797206QQcmdZViewItemQQptZDigita l_Cameras?hash=item290299797206&amp;_trksid=p3286. c0.m14&amp;_trkparms=72%3A1234%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12% 7C39%3A1%7C24
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:32 PM
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Default The add-ons are junk

0.5X Professional Deluxe Wide Angle Lens Black
Professional High Speed Auto Focus
Auto Focus

Right. Auto Focus. It's a screw-on adapter for a camcorder, no way to use it with a DSLR. The 16G cards are slow as molasses.

If you see a listing that includes completely irrelevant "bonus" stuff, stay away.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:54 PM
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Yep, its a bunch of chinese crap! The CF's are made to look like Sandisk cards,but have no name etc
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Yeah, buy what you need now and buy quality.. most of that will end up being worthless junk!
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2nd...you're going to toss all that other crap out the window in a month anyway
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4th!
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Old 03-13-2009, 01:33 PM
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Default really? I use the 0.5 wide angle adapter with my 1Ds Mk II with excellent results - very sharp

okay, that's a lie, they are junk

Just showing off with my new 1Ds
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Default LOL! at the wide angle and telephoto 'lenses'

even better when he states: "Your pictures are only as good as the glass in your lens."

like others said, they're all crap.

no-name memory cards, flimsy tripod, undpowered flash (that probably won't mount on your hotshoe), q-tips (really?), and other worthless garbage you would just throw in the trash anyway. it's sad that some people probaly fall for that crap.
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Default The add ons are crap but you can get a good deal on the body. I got a d200

a while ago for $150 less than I could get the body at b&amp;h / adorama... Ya, never used the lenses but for the price, I did well for just the body.
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