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Reliable place to buy Canon Camcorders

Postby Austanman » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 1:04 am

Hi

I am looking to get a Canon HD camcorder and would like to know if anyone can recommend a shop or shops. Also is there a website where I can check out the prices so I can bargain intelligently?


Thanks in advance

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Postby anaesthesia » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 4:42 am

Hello Austanman.. i too am in search of the same thing you are looking for please do post here some one if you have information on the same, its really getting hard to find a good web site. i do not want to get fooled by some site asking me to pay then not shipping the goods.

Cheers!!!
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Postby pakjohn » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 7:40 am

I'm going to offer up my advice and welcome people to flame away. :)

Check prices and spec's at Best Denke or other chain stores. Look online at Bestbuy.com, Amazon.com, etc and look at sale prices including shipping. Compile a short list and take it with you when you go to Funan so you're not tempted to make an impulse purchase. If you don't find exactly what you've priced from the internet, I'd recommend you take down the information on what's offered and go back to the internet for pricing.

I no longer recommend Lucky Plaza, Far East or Sim Ling Square as there are so many crooked shops; even if you manage to get something at a decent price, it's not likely they'll stand behind their product if there's a problem. I've bought from Lucky and SLS and managed to get a fair price but was armed with a lot of information. I've become tired of having to be more clever than they are and decided not to use them anymore unless I absolutely have to. With the economy as it is, you can usually buy it from the west and have it shipped cheaper than you can buy it here and you don't have to be worried about the quality or follow up service. If you don't want to buy online; go to Funan. The prices are a bit high but they don't seem quite as inclined to get their money by trickery.
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Postby durain » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 8:06 am

pakjohn, good post.

but need sms to bring out the tic toc tic toc to check out the 2 newbie that register the same date and on first post!

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 8:39 am

durain wrote:pakjohn, good post.

but need sms to bring out the tic toc tic toc to check out the 2 newbie that register the same date and on first post!


Yup... India IP address.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 19 Feb 2009 8:42 am

Good post, pakjohn. I have to agree that it is getting worse than it was, say, 4 years ago. There are some good shops at Lucky, and some good shops at SLS but too many bad ones.

The gahmen really needs to put some teeth into the consumer protection laws, and not just for the locals. Especially at Lucky, the touristas get ripped off left and right, with no recourse.

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Postby pakjohn » Fri, 20 Feb 2009 3:12 am

Yup... India IP address.


Dang it... completely missed that! :)
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Reliable place to buy Canon Camcorders

Postby Austanman » Sat, 28 Feb 2009 1:28 am

Found this site

http://www.bargaincity.com.sg/

Is it any good?

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Postby ksl » Sun, 01 Mar 2009 8:41 pm

Sale is on at the expo centre for all camera's, been today! No idea when it finishes though.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 01 Mar 2009 8:42 pm

Sale is on at the expo centre for all camera's, been today! No idea when it finishes though.


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