Extinct lens - new, but weirdo NY store won't sell to Canada

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  1. michael_r

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    So this store in New York called Hudson Pixels "hudsonpixels.com" has in stock, for some reason, a *new* Nikkor SW 120/8. WTF? But they don't sell to anywhere outside CONUS. I called and they said it was because they don't have a shipper for Canada. Again, WTF? I said just ship it USPS or FedEx or whatever and bill me for it. Simple as that. They said no. Come on!
     
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    You might want to take a deep breath, read this, and keep shopping:

    http://www.scambook.com/browse/index/company/22387/Hudsonpixels.com

    Broooklyn schlockmeisters with loads of unhappy customers.
     
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    Interesting. This thing did seem a little odd, and too good to be true. It's selling for the same price as used ones on ebay etc. And the guy on the phone sounded a little shady. I probably wouldn't have gone through with the order but thanks for the link. Schlockmeisters indeed.

    The other thing, about the quoted "retail" prices they quote vs their own prices - total nonsense. Completely inflated, by very large amounts.
     
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    This is probably a little out of date but it shows the scale of Brooklyn discount biz. Doubt things have changed all that much:

    http://donwiss.com/pictures/BrooklynStores/