Comment deleted by user 5 months ago More than 2 children. Do you agree with KEH Camera's TrustScore? And then Robert’s Camera “Good” is like “fungus on multiple elements, focus ring turns when it wants to” level 1. My jaw literally dropped when I unboxed my KEH camera lens! Add to Wish List Add to Compare. KEH bargain Lens Search this Thread: 01-06-2007, 01:02 PM #1: twilli53. If you can afford it, go with their excellent rating for more peace of mind. 2 months ago. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality. KEH charges you $4,200 for the same lens in "EX" condition for just the lens and maybe a lens case. Looks like it will indeed need some work. Bought it fr $41.00. Plus you can always return it if you don’t like what you got. A friend of mine bought a bargain camera from KEH and it looked great to me. All of it was good. I purchased a "bargain" KX slr from KEH and decided to take a gamble on a lens from their new "as is" category, a 35mm f2.8 for $41.00. A few small dents and a chip in the paint near the filter threads, but overall it looks very good. Now is my question to anyone who has bought of KEH, is the condition stated by KEH regarding the cosmetics (scratches etc.) 5 months ago. The KEH salesperson said that "Bargain" lenses can have all of that and perhaps other issues. Shipping was fast as always, but what shocked me the most was the overall quality of this "bargain" lens. Visit the Sony Lens Recommendations page for more recommendations. May have small dings, pecks and slight finish wear. Hey guys, I have spent the last 2 years of my photographing without a 50mm lens. I’ve been told not to be afraid of buying their items that are labeled “bargain “ and man were they right. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Vivitar 75-205mm F/3.8 Close Focus 2-Touch Lens For Canon Manual Focus {58} $3.84. Some examples: $225 -- 17-35 D $76 -- 24-50 $62 -- 24-85 $109 -- 24-105 $254 -- 28-75 D $19 -- 28-85 $189 -- 28-135 (Secret Handshake) $21 -- 35-70/4 $69 -- 35-105 (Hidden G) $72 -- 70-210/4 (Beercan) $76 -- 75-300 (Big Beercan) $819 -- … I decided on buying some lens from keh, and they have it in both bargain (for 80 bucks) and EX (140). They have a "no-questions asked" return policy on equipment - they've always made sure things were satisfactory. You pay a bit more but you get them. $599 is the Canon Refurbished Price. | Read 61-80 Reviews out of 1,225. If after inspecting the gear you don't like it, just return it. Forgot Password: The Latest Forum: Cameras: Lenses: Accessories: Articles: Groups: Photos: Buy/Sell PentaxForums.com → The Photographer's Marketplace → Pentax Price Watch → KEH 12% Off Bargain, Excellent & Excellent+ … Those not able to afford the Sony FE 90mm Macro Lens should consider the Sigma 105mm DG OS Macro Lens. Discussion in 'Medium Format' started by justin_kroman, May 15, 2005. This was my first "bargain" lens purchase and since the lens would stay inside, I figured it was a good way to test the quality of those items. Barely had any scratches and the glass was super clean too! Retails for $799 usually. "Bargain" lenses from KEH, for me, have always meant: focus helicals with 'dry' movement, chunks of dust that can be visibly seen on the inner elements with the un-aided eye, heavily-worn barrels with multiple marks, scrapes. Anyone bought a "Bargain" (BGN) lens from KEH ? View Details . As other readers have indicated, they're willing to re-grade an item if it's not up to expectations. Invest around $20 in some Meike auto tubes too. Because of the cosmetic wear or problems, the price is usually discounted quite a bit. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Pentax 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 SMC DA ED AL IF DC WR K Mount Autofocus Lens For APS-C Sensor DSLRS {62} - Used SLR & DSLR Lenses - Used Camera Lenses at KEH Camera I've never seen it that low. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > justin_kroman. Check out what 1,225 people have written so far, and share your own experience. I ordered two bargain lenses from KEH, and one which had a note about loose zoom ring (75-150E) was accurate to description but not too bad. View Details . Posted by 6 days ago. I just wanted to share my experience with buying a "Bargain" graded lens through KEH. 12-22-2019, 11:40 AM - 2 Likes #2: … Shows moderate wear. Bargain gear shows heavy wear but is in good working order. This all means that regardless of the cosmetic appearance the lens produces images that do not reflect any marks, scratches on the glass or coatings, wear, or other possible imperfections with the lens itself. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. If anything they tend to grade there lenses rather conservatively, the difference between like new and excellent is pretty indistinguishable to me. I have only bought a bargain lens once because it was the only option. Reason: fixed link. Remember Me? It's actually a really good opportunity. This lens requires an adapter such as the Sigma Mount Converter MC-11 to be Sony E-mount compatible, but otherwise, the Sigma 105mm Macro Lens is a bargain. KEH is a good outfit. I'd have no problem buying a Bargain camera body or lens from KEH if the price was right. It obviously had some wear but it was pretty minimal, I was surprised. That is, they look pretty dang clean. KEH Bargain Lenses A * bargain* lens should function properly and the glass should be in a condition to render images that are free from defects. Doesn't matter if you purchased the lens in the morning of purchase. The lens was obviously quite used as the paint is pretty worn in parts, but the glass is flawless. Has anyone had any trouble with there "bargain" parts from KEh, and if so, what parts would be safe (body, back, lense...) to buy at bargain, and what would keep for excellent or higher? in Canon EF and EF-S Lenses Quote. Just received an e-mail from KEH indicating they are offering 12% off bargain, excellent and excellent+ grades. Voice your opinion today and hear what 1225 customers have already said. Never bought any Ugly stuff though. 671. View Details. I have bought a lot of bargain stuff from KEH. That 50-1.8 is a great lens. Kiron 70-210mm F/4 Macro Breech Lock FD Mount Lens {62} $3.84. They packed the item very good. EX according to KEH Excellent" 80-89% of the original condition. Do you agree with KEH Camera’s star rating? The lens to my standards was actually super clean. I've used KEH before, but typically only on "new" or "excellent" items. Views: 815. Quote Reply Topic: KEH Lens buy Posted: 19 October 2011 at 19:32: Hey everyone, I'm willing to buy a Min 50/1.7 of KEH (as prices are low and services are good, I hear). 2.) They have two rating levels lower than bargain. On the other hand I bought a V rated camera from Adorama that was been pretty trashed. UG - Ugly, and AI - As Is. About 5 years ago I bought a "bargain" Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L (NON-IS) for around $700. 180 DAY WARRANTY! I would absolutely purchase a bargain lens from KEH again. The lens is the Canon 200mm 2.8 II prime. That is, the lens is often in better shape than the rating would suggest. Used copies range from $509-$599. RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 sale (and more) LensAuthority is the used outlet of the LensRentals company. Keh Camera. I have been browsing B&H, Adorama, and KEH. KEH has a good return policy. Albinar 28mm F/2.8 Manual Focus Lens, Breech Lock for Canon FD Mount, Black {52} $5.24. KEH Camera's BARGAIN grade rates 70 to 79 percent of original condition. No additional accessories are included. Photography forums to discuss digital photography, film photography, photographers, techniques and cameras and equipment, along with advice on buying and using cameras. Author: analytical Subject: 104425 Posted: 24 January 2014 at 15:49 Note that KEH if anything under-grades used lenses. I've read the description of the conditions of . or also the optics (sharpness & focus) . Includes lens with caps ONLY! I wouldn't worry about buying bargain rated gear from KEH and consider them to be the most conservative when it comes to used gear ratings. It's like the Hertz car sales, where they sell off the rental vehicles after a few years. View entire discussion ( 35 comments) More posts from the AnalogCommunity community. In general the KEH "bargain" lenses look better than pretty much any lens that I've bought new and had for more than a couple of years. KEH will be my go to for used gear from now on forever Keep up with me ️ !! Code is BEXP7 and also shown as a . The Nikon 50mm … Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. "bargain" KEH. I bought a lot of body caps, prism caps , top covers etc from them when eBay is dry. Last edited by photolady95; 12-22-2019 at 08:06 PM. Remember, if you shop smarter and know where to look, KEH is not that great of a deal. View Details . View Details. While still a good lens, the f/1.8D version of the lens does not autofocus with some Nikon camera bodies, so be sure to check if it is compatible with your camera before purchasing the lens and thinking you’re getting the same lens for a lesser price. This lens isn't easy to find used so I feel that my judgement could be a bit clouded now that I found one. Ugly graded lenses are simply that, ugly, the glass should be clean unless otherwise denoted. Quote Reply Topic: KEH Maxxum Bargain lenses Posted: 24 January 2014 at 15:17: It looks like KEH just got a pile of Maxxum zoom lenses in bargain condition. And here is the section for all Pentax that's on sale. And any but AI can be returned. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Remember Me? One thing I like about KEH is that they sell all the hard to find accessories. Optically, regardless of grade, except "ugly", you can be sure that the optics are in perfect shape, at least from a basic visual inspection. Their shipping is pretty slow and may take upwards of 24 hours to ship.