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Cheapest place for Canon speedlite 430ex ii

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by sisko, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. sisko

    sisko Active Member

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    As the title asks, anyone got any recommendations of where to buy Speedlite 430?

    I have seen them on eBay for £180-190 but am always wary of electronic goods on eBay. Has anyone bought Canon camera gear on eBay?

    I can get one for £200 at Dixons but would appreciate any other suggestions.
     
  2. jonnypb

    jonnypb Well-known Member

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    keep an eye on here or contact kerso (flash camera on ebay) if you contact him outside of ebay he does his gear cheaper
     
  3. sisko

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    Thanks for this.

    Will try Kerso and see what he can do.
     
  4. senu

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    £200 from currys is not OTT TBH. You may save £20 but it has to be from a reputable source
     
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    How desperate are you as deals come up now and then, I managed to get one for £168 from Jacobs digital, there was a code for £12 off then free postage and it started off at a special deal price of £179.99 so keep your eyes pealed and good luck :)
     
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    You can get one from OneStop (Canon 430EX II Speedlite E-TTL Shoe-Mount Flash) for £178.53 incl p&p.

    Ok, so they're based in Hong Kong and it can take a couple of weeks to receive, but I've never had a problem with them. Plus they promise to refund you any tax / import costs that you may incur.
     
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    That is a saving of £11.47 from Currys at £200
    Is it such a big saving?
    Granted if not needed quickly and happy to ship back there if any issues , that money will buy a set of batteries but ... just a thought..
     
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    True, but the thread title is "Cheapest place for Canon speedlite 430ex ii" and thus far I have posted the cheapest place. But yes I have to agree on this one - for an extra £11.47 you can get it from a UK supplier which could end up being less hassle if things go wrong.
     
  9. sisko

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    Thanks for all the posts guys.

    I got one from kerso as per jonnypb's suggestion.

    I have heard from other sources that he is reliable.

    :thumbsup:
     
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    How much?:confused:
     
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    Not wishing to be pedantic, but isn't the difference £21.47?! ;)
     
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    It is but TBH , but the average of differences between highest and lowest price quoted so far isnt far off and you can usually easily knock off a Tenner at Curry's with a little haggling ( Managers discretion).. cant you?;)
     
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    Hat off for the Body Swerve on that one Senu :D

    Jim
     
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    :rotfl:
    ....
    Whats a tenner between friends.?. a few.:beer:.( which is what Im having now):laugh:
     
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    Snap - but only because the winebox ran out :D

    Jim
     
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    Hope you don't mind me asking,but how much did you pay? I'm looking at getting the exact same flash myself.
     
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    I've already asked the question a few posts ago:rolleyes:
     
  18. sisko

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    Sorry guys, been busy. My Sky+HD box died, again, only 6 months after being replaced :(

    Got the flash for £175 + £9 postage. Only a tenner cheaper than his normal eBay price, but £10 will buy four decent AA rechargeable batteries :smashin:
     
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    Thanks for the reply,I might try and sweet talk the girlfriend into getting me it for Christmas!!
     
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    Has anyone got an email address for Kerso as I tried via the bay, but it would not accept the numbers I tried
     
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    kerso1123 at msn.com
     
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    I'd edit that to (at)... else he won't be happy when the spambots get him!
     
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