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$400 P3A: Too Good to be True?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SamNetwork, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. SamNetwork

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    NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ADVERTISEMENT, ONLY A INQUIRY.
    I saw a $396 P3A on Amazon. It was Used, but the description was was saying it was Sealed in factory box. I did a background check of the seller, and they were offering a P3P for $473 and a P4 for $770. The seller has absolutely ZERO reviews, and their username was:
    !!=!Before placing your order, please contact me here┬╗MediaMarketCenter@gmail.com
    Looks to me like if you contacted them thru Gmail, they would sell it to you privately, make you pay thru MoneyGram, and rip you off.
     
  2. msinger

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    When buying Phantoms on Amazon, it's best to play it safe and only buy Phantoms that are shipped/fulfilled by Amazon or from an authorized DJI dealer.
     
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    Yes, actually if you go ahead and buy it Amazon will just cancel your order. You won't be charged a cent. Been there - done that.

    But I have to say I did buy an open box P3A from Amazon for a little over $500 maybe 4 months ago. Everything was still sealed no hours on it an no charges on the battery. It was a damaged box only. It has been the one I fly mostly. Couldn't be more pleased with it.
     
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    The only problem I have with Dealers is they are usually much more expensive. I could buy a P3A for $800 from a Authorized dealer or I could buy it off of Amazon for $720. Of course you could get an open box P3A off of Amazon Warehouse Deals for $600. So....yeah.
     
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    Woah $500? NOICE M8.
     
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    I often find authorized dealers are the cheapest on Amazon. Stores 123 is currently selling the P3A for $718.
     
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    It was already taken down LOL.
     
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    LOL, huh? It's a legit deal. See it here.
     
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    CamelCamelCamel has recored the lowest price for a P3A was $270. Yes. Two-hundred and seventy United States Dollars.
     
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    No the listing for the scam one.
     
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    Ah. Yeah. Scams are killed pretty quickly.
     
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    Well. I'll have to keep an eyeball out for good open box deals.
     
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    Professional for under $500... This scammer is all over the place now :(

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    Apparently he needs some Amazon gift cards lol

    Do not give him any of your money. He is trying to rip you off.

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    I scored mine for $650 posted "like new" on amazon. Great seller history. I contacted him first to make sure it wasn't a refurb and he said no its new just with open box. Even better it had the new motors. Very Pleased
     
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    Yeah. It'll be a while before I can get a Phantom :pensive:
    I'm accepting donations tho.:smirk:

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