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"RE: New D800 vs Refurb"

Tinkers Realm Registered since 24th Feb 2011
Sat 30-Mar-13 02:19 PM

>There are plenty of items where buying a refurb is a good
>idea. The D800 is absolutely not one of them. Given the AF
>issues and challenges people have had, the $400 savings is far
>from worth it. I'd buy new from a reputable store with a good
>return policy should you have any issues. I reserve refurb
>purchases for items of lesser value that have more
>technologically simple and are supported by companies that
>will replace items rather than attempt repairing them.
>
>Do yourself a favor and get a new one. You won't regret it.

I completely agree plus the ones that Nikon have supposedly "refurbished/fixed" still have issues- some worse than before the repair so I would just stay w/ new from a store where you can return if there are problems.
>
>-Alex Rosen
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