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How can Abes of Maine be offering $720 off the Canon EF 11-24 f/4 L lens?

 
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May 21, 2017 08:16 |  #1

http://www.abesofmaine​.com …_4L_USM_Lens_10​02907.html (external link)

The lowest price I've seen that's consistent is $2699 with Canon's instant rebate on B&H & Amazon. Abe's is offering it for $720 off which makes it $2,279. Is it grey market? No US warranty? Says New condition.

Is Abe's of Maine as credible as B&H?


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May 21, 2017 08:31 |  #2

dougsturgess wrote in post #18359591 (external link)
http://www.abesofmaine​.com …_4L_USM_Lens_10​02907.html (external link)

The lowest price I've seen that's consistent is $2699 with Canon's instant rebate on B&H & Amazon. Abe's is offering it for $720 off which makes it $2,279. Is it grey market? No US warranty? Says New condition.

Is Abe's of Maine as credible as B&H?

I suggest you read our article here (plus the reader comments below) about Abe's of Maine:

http://www.canonpricew​atch.com …er-bait-switch-retailers/ (external link)

They are a bait-and-switch retailer and NOT a Canon USA authorized dealer.




  
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May 21, 2017 14:09 as a reply to  @ PhotoPrice's post |  #3

Thank you. Very informative. Glad to be aware of this now.


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May 21, 2017 15:30 |  #4

dougsturgess wrote in post #18359591 (external link)
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Is Abe's of Maine as credible as B&H?

Er, no.


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May 21, 2017 17:50 |  #5
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They used to be legit....fyi....


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May 23, 2017 13:00 |  #6

TooManyShots wrote in post #18359949 (external link)
They used to be legit....fyi....


Yep use to be legit *L* I bought stuff from them and visited their old store in Edison. I would NEVER buy anything from the new owners..


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Jun 01, 2017 09:19 |  #7

I can confirm they are a Bait and Switch retail from experience. Don't buy from them.


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Jun 01, 2017 10:01 |  #8

Don't even think about it.


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Jun 09, 2017 14:17 |  #9

I had bad experience with them as well a long time ago.


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Jun 09, 2017 15:47 |  #10

I bought a dvd from them a few years back, "10-minute Abe's of steel". I was left very disappointed as it wasn't what I expected. Buyer beware!


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Jun 14, 2017 15:05 |  #11

Chet wrote in post #18374777 (external link)
I bought a dvd from them a few years back, "10-minute Abe's of steel". I was left very disappointed as it wasn't what I expected. Buyer beware!

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Jun 14, 2017 21:41 |  #12

Chet wrote in post #18374777 (external link)
I bought a dvd from them a few years back, "10-minute Abe's of steel". I was left very disappointed as it wasn't what I expected. Buyer beware!

You mean "Abe's of steal", right??




  
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