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Apr 24, 2013 12:43 |  #1

Hey everyone,

If you haven't heard of GreenToe (external link), I'd recommend you check it out. It's a site in which buyers can submit the highest offer they're willing to pay for an item and retailers can decide whether or not to sell it to them at that price.

I was skeptical at first but decided to give it a try. I "bid" $96 for a Benro Travel Tripod (usually $139) late last night, and an authorized Canon Dealer, Unique Photo, had accepted my deal by the time I woke up. I just called them to confirm my order. I'll keep you all updated with what happens but it sounds good so far!


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Apr 24, 2013 19:48 |  #2

Interesting. I'm looking forward to how it works out. What payment methods do they take?


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Apr 24, 2013 23:11 |  #3

They take credit card and debit card via PayPal


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Apr 24, 2013 23:18 |  #4

Nice. Unique Photo is who I wound up getting my Lee 4x4 CPL from when I needed a replacement; their whole process was good and straight forward.


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Apr 26, 2013 03:31 |  #5

Sounds interesting, thanks for posting.


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Apr 26, 2013 03:41 |  #6

Took a quick look...now if I just had the extra cash for more gear....


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May 03, 2013 13:29 |  #7

Worked for me (also from Unique photo). Saved a few bucks. Make sure to look for coupon codes before you make a bid if you check it out.


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May 14, 2013 15:38 |  #8

Update: The tripod is awesome!

I purchased a Canon 6D last week for a great price and it arrived today! Big shoutout to the GreenToe team--they're spectacular and have saved me hundreds of dollars! :)


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May 14, 2013 16:09 |  #9

Glad it worked out. I'll have to try it out.


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May 14, 2013 17:18 |  #10

DM Photo wrote in post #15931903 (external link)
I purchased a Canon 6D last week for a great price and it arrived today! Big shoutout to the GreenToe team--they're spectacular and have saved me hundreds of dollars! :)

What was the price on the 6D, and which merchant ended up fulfilling your order?




  
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May 14, 2013 17:29 |  #11

I was able to purchase the 6D brand new for $1600!! But this was before Canon apparently increased the retail price. $1600 includes shipping, tax, and was after the $100 rebate/limited time offer that Greentoe gave when I made an account.


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May 16, 2013 14:53 |  #12

I put in a bid Tuesday for a Tamrac Evolution 9 for $145 and Unique photo accepted the offer the next day. Today the bag arrived and it's brand new. Nothing that I can see is wrong with it. I saved about $80 on it.
Shipping was fast but it's in New Jersey which is like a 5 hour drive from where I am.


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May 16, 2013 15:08 |  #13

^RHChan84 I'm glad it worked for you too!


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May 16, 2013 15:15 |  #14

Thanks for the site. I will be buying my next item through them.


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May 16, 2013 16:53 |  #15

I bought Canon 600ex-rt by 445 dollar through Greentoe.




  
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