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amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« on: December 01, 2012, 04:20:52 AM »
wow...  dealnews.com (just a viewer, i dont work for them) listed that amazon has the body for 2999 and with the kit lens for 3299...

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-Frame-Digital-Camera-24-105mm/dp/B007FGZ1V0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1354352708&sr=8-2&keywords=5d+mark+iii

i'm ready to pull the trigger, so to speak...  :)  but since they added the kalif tax deal... sigh...

would adorama or B&H or any other AUTHORIZED dealer price match this?

thanks...

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amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« on: December 01, 2012, 04:20:52 AM »

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2012, 07:45:08 AM »
Amazon has historically been combative with Canon on MAP pricing. It seems to have limited their supply of certain products in the past.  Doubtful that Adorama or BH would match it, but it never hurts to ask...

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2012, 08:13:25 AM »
wow...  dealnews.com (just a viewer, i dont work for them) listed that amazon has the body for 2999 and with the kit lens for 3299...

That's only $300 for a new 24-105L lens?! That's ridiculous, looking at these prices my eyes water when I look at the prices in Germany :-o

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 08:15:03 AM »
wait...  so is amazon an authorized canon dealer then?

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 08:26:50 AM »
Yes, Amazon is an authorized Canon dealer.

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 08:46:12 AM »
Wow not a bad deal.

Should I go with the Mark III with the 24-105?

or my original plan, The 6d with the Tamron 24-70?

decisions decision decisions.

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 08:51:31 AM »
wait...  so is amazon an authorized canon dealer then?

Yes.

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 08:51:31 AM »

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2012, 09:20:03 AM »
Wow not a bad deal.

Should I go with the Mark III with the 24-105?

or my original plan, The 6d with the Tamron 24-70?

decisions decision decisions.

This is no brainer.  Buy 5D III + 24-105L of course.

If f4 is too slow for you, then sell the 24-105 and get tammy f2.8.
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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2012, 10:16:20 AM »
screaming deal on the kit, hopefully some folks can jump on this.  Actually no reason to buy body only, buy the kit, sell the 24-105 for $700 (which should get it sold fast) and whammo $2600 5diii

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2012, 10:45:53 AM »
Huh? The Amazon price is $2999 body only, and $3699 w/24-105.

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2012, 11:44:12 AM »
Huh? The Amazon price is $2999 body only, and $3699 w/24-105.

It looks like the deals have ended.
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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2012, 12:05:26 PM »
Oh don't worry...the deal will pop up somewhere else (B&H, or adorama again...etc)... this is called a "managed slide" ;) ... low prices will pop up breifly, but then go up again, repeat the cycle, all along moving down till the body price hits probably ~$2500 stably. Lets not forget, it has already hit that ...but went back again. You just have to wait till they bring the baloon down slowly :)

But the amazon deal would have been a fair buy if one had been in the market for a 5DIII. But like I said, Just wait, same or similar deal will be back soon. :)
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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2012, 12:30:47 PM »
Oh well. I added it to my cart and had one second thought.

I came back and the deal expired :(

Let's wait then.

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2012, 12:30:47 PM »

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2012, 02:54:38 PM »
Oh well. I added it to my cart and had one second thought.

I came back and the deal expired :(

Let's wait then.
I hate it when that happens!!  That was a great deal!
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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2012, 02:56:39 PM »
Should I wait or get the body only?

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Re: amazon - 5d3 -- $2999/3299 wo/w 24-105L...
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2012, 02:56:39 PM »