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Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« on: June 04, 2013, 10:14:15 AM »
As of 9:10 this a.m. at Canon Refurb Store.
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Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013, 10:30:39 AM »
Just got my 2nd one.

Damn...about $16 more than a week or so ago...but still, happy to get it.

I'm still pi$$ed that they charge me for tax....

But if you use the code DAD613 you can get free shipping...

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2013, 11:45:03 AM »
Sold out now.
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2013, 12:45:56 PM »
Just got my 2nd one.

Damn...about $16 more than a week or so ago...but still, happy to get it.

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The best deal, in my opinion, for someone wanting a 600 during this sale is to add a 50mm 1.8 for $100 more. That puts you over the $500 threshold and you end up getting the 50mm for ~$25 (vs buying the 600 alone). If you don't want it, sell it or give it as a gift  :)

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2013, 01:06:08 PM »
Just got my 2nd one.

Damn...about $16 more than a week or so ago...but still, happy to get it.

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The best deal, in my opinion, for someone wanting a 600 during this sale is to add a 50mm 1.8 for $100 more. That puts you over the $500 threshold and you end up getting the 50mm for ~$25 (vs buying the 600 alone). If you don't want it, sell it or give it as a gift  :)

Ok, that's s weird thing. I thought along the same lines..and was adding a battery pack....but when I did, it still only reflected the $50 off, it didn't switch to the $125 off no matter what I added.
Ididn't know how long I'd have to finish the buy before they were out, so I emptied all out but the 600 flash...and purchased.

I wonder if the discount is for any single item that is > $x amount....?

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2013, 01:16:51 PM »
Just got my 2nd one.

Damn...about $16 more than a week or so ago...but still, happy to get it.

cayenne

The best deal, in my opinion, for someone wanting a 600 during this sale is to add a 50mm 1.8 for $100 more. That puts you over the $500 threshold and you end up getting the 50mm for ~$25 (vs buying the 600 alone). If you don't want it, sell it or give it as a gift  :)

Ok, that's s weird thing. I thought along the same lines..and was adding a battery pack....but when I did, it still only reflected the $50 off, it didn't switch to the $125 off no matter what I added.
Ididn't know how long I'd have to finish the buy before they were out, so I emptied all out but the 600 flash...and purchased.

I wonder if the discount is for any single item that is > $x amount....?

cayenne

I just tried adding 2x 270s and one 430 for a total of $511 and got the $125 discount. Maybe the battery pack isn't eligible.

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2013, 01:36:31 PM »
Just got my 2nd one.

Damn...about $16 more than a week or so ago...but still, happy to get it.

cayenne

The best deal, in my opinion, for someone wanting a 600 during this sale is to add a 50mm 1.8 for $100 more. That puts you over the $500 threshold and you end up getting the 50mm for ~$25 (vs buying the 600 alone). If you don't want it, sell it or give it as a gift  :)

Ok, that's s weird thing. I thought along the same lines..and was adding a battery pack....but when I did, it still only reflected the $50 off, it didn't switch to the $125 off no matter what I added.
Ididn't know how long I'd have to finish the buy before they were out, so I emptied all out but the 600 flash...and purchased.

I wonder if the discount is for any single item that is > $x amount....?

cayenne

I just tried adding 2x 270s and one 430 for a total of $511 and got the $125 discount. Maybe the battery pack isn't eligible.

Ahh...interesting.

I was thinking ANYTHING on the site that added up to $x would trip the discount thing. I didn't see anything that said what it was limited to...

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2013, 01:54:48 PM »
Discount is only on refurbished items. So battery pack wouldn't count.

The first time through (at the beginning of May) I bought two 600s and got the $125 discount. Unfortunately, when I went to buy another two, they were sold out. At the time I did some quick math and figured out the difference between the $125 off for two and 15% off was something like six bucks each.

Of course, if you can find something right at that $500 sweet spot, you can score a great deal.

I find the Canon Refurb store fascinating. Usually, a day or so after the sales end, many of the items that were out of stock magically go back in stock. Then, another sale begins and suddenly things go out of stock again right away. During the sale, some items may come back in stock for an hour or so, but it is pretty random.

I'm set with 600 RTs for the time being. One of these days, I hope to score a 200 2.8 prime, but I've found that one a real challenge.

I'm not complaining, in fact I kind of enjoy the game. But, I'm pretty much know that Canon USA is manipulating the stock. I wonder if they have an office  pool going – "Let's put ten 70-200 2.8 zooms on the site and everyone in the pool guesses how many minutes it will take to sell them out."
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2013, 02:16:17 PM »
I find the Canon Refurb store fascinating. Usually, a day or so after the sales end, many of the items that were out of stock magically go back in stock. Then, another sale begins and suddenly things go out of stock again right away. During the sale, some items may come back in stock for an hour or so, but it is pretty random.

I'm set with 600 RTs for the time being. One of these days, I hope to score a 200 2.8 prime, but I've found that one a real challenge.

I'm not complaining, in fact I kind of enjoy the game. But, I'm pretty much know that Canon USA is manipulating the stock. I wonder if they have an office  pool going – "Let's put ten 70-200 2.8 zooms on the site and everyone in the pool guesses how many minutes it will take to sell them out."

Totally agree with this. I find it very amusing, and quite a fun game. Plus I've gotten some pretty good deals (50 1.4 for $270, 430 EX IIs (which are always there) for $203, both of which are cheaper than I usually see those items used on POTN).

Next purchase will probably be a 100L next time they have a 15-20% off sale... :-)
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2013, 02:08:10 PM »
I find the Canon Refurb store fascinating. Usually, a day or so after the sales end, many of the items that were out of stock magically go back in stock. Then, another sale begins and suddenly things go out of stock again right away. During the sale, some items may come back in stock for an hour or so, but it is pretty random.

I'm set with 600 RTs for the time being. One of these days, I hope to score a 200 2.8 prime, but I've found that one a real challenge.

I'm not complaining, in fact I kind of enjoy the game. But, I'm pretty much know that Canon USA is manipulating the stock. I wonder if they have an office  pool going – "Let's put ten 70-200 2.8 zooms on the site and everyone in the pool guesses how many minutes it will take to sell them out."

Totally agree with this. I find it very amusing, and quite a fun game. Plus I've gotten some pretty good deals (50 1.4 for $270, 430 EX IIs (which are always there) for $203, both of which are cheaper than I usually see those items used on POTN).

Next purchase will probably be a 100L next time they have a 15-20% off sale... :-)

I'm set on 600's for the time being myself, I'll start off with these two....eventually maybe get a 3rd one....

I too, am eyeballing the 100L macro on refurb sale at some point.

Ah....what a rush feeding the hardware addiction I've given myself ever since buying the d@mned 5D3...
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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2013, 05:12:56 PM »
Back in stock at $373.99; just ordered one.

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2013, 05:14:01 PM »
GONE!!! *smashes keyboard.

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Re: Act Fast! 600 RT Refurb in Stock
« Reply #12 on: June 10, 2013, 10:59:09 PM »
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