I am trying to figure out the catch from this amazing deal

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  1. Soliloquy

    Soliloquy TPF Noob!

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    Thunder Cameras

    Look at the July promotion, then look at the camera selected. Then tell me you aren't skeptical...
     
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    benlonghair TPF Noob!

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    If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

    Unless it isn't, then you kick yourself for missing out.
     
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    Google "thunder cameras review" and you'll find some interesting results.

    The words "bait" and "switch" are common in reviews I've read of them.
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Okay. I'm not a bit skeptical. I'm certain it's a crock!
     
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    subscuck No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Caveat Emptor...
     
  6. Bitter Jeweler

    Bitter Jeweler Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Then you are doing it wrong. :p
     
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    MohaimenK TPF Noob!

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    I may be wrong here but I don't think Canon makes a 28-80mm lens? Probably some crap lens with the body...
     
  8. Nod

    Nod TPF Noob!

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    According to www.resellarratings.com Thunder camera has a 6.65 lifetime rating and a 6 month rating of 7.01. The average store rating is 8.09. It's up to you. They do have some good reviews so--?
     
  9. subscuck

    subscuck No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I wouldn't trust user reviews or testimonials. What's your guarantee they weren't written by the company in question?
     
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    Nod TPF Noob!

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    I can tell that you're from IL. too, you don't trust anybody either !:lol:
     
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    subscuck No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    ^ Especially not our politicians...:lol:
     
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    Derrel Mr. Rain Cloud

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    Plenty of margin for them with that 5-year idiot tax, err, I mean the 5 year accidental damage warranty at $299 that they offer as an option. Canon used to make a cheap 28-80mm kit zoom, for the film Rebels. Nikon also made some cheap 28-80 kit zooms. This place looks like a prototypical bait and switch, fly by night operation.
     

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