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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Extreme24, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. Extreme24

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    So i had my p3a for 5 days, DJI announced 200 price drop, Was i wrong for sending it back got my 1000 back and then bought another one today for 800. Hey i did save 200 bucks.
     
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    You would. Minus S&H.

    For $200 I wouldn't even bother. Unless $200 is a lot of money to you.
     
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    Heck yeah. I bought the P3A off Amazon for $799 shipped on Wednesday. Found out today, if you have a .edu email address, DJI will give you a 10% off discount. So I ordered my new P3A for $719 shipped from DJI. When the one from Amazon arrives tomorrow, I'll send it back free of charge.

    $719 for a new PSA. No question.
     
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  4. dirtybum

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    Whats a.edu
     
  5. Extreme24

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    shipping free, lol well sir you are lucky, 200 dollars is enough to not just throw away, at least for me.
    a email from a school
     
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    I can't see a problem if you send it back without a fraudulent reason... if however you lie about the reason for returning it, then that's fraud and that's not right...
     
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  7. Extreme24

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    No, nothing fraud, just returned, 90 days, no questions asked was in pristine condition.
     
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    I would of returned it too and use the savings for an extra battery.
     
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  9. Extreme24

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    exactly what i did plus a backpack
     
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    I wish I could have done the same, ordered mine on a Thursday before Christmas. Then found out eBay had 15% off the next Tuesday after Christmas and I would have saved $250
     
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    It's an email address that ends in .EDU

    Example- JohnSmith@Clemson.EDU
     
  12. Extreme24

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    thats a bummer, so i guess i did do the rite thing, at least in my case.
     
  13. Rumbaar

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    Yeah it was, worst still the eBay seller said they sent it on the Thursday, but actually only sent it on that Tuesday.

    But I did use the discount to get more batteries and gear.
     
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    If shipping back is free.. I guess. That's a lot of risk though. You're still responsible for the bird until DJI (or company you're sending it to) accepts delivery. There is a little risk there, for sure.

    I almost lost my P2V+ I sold on eBay. Sold it to a guy in TX and it took nearly two weeks to get it back to me (he gave me wrong address first time around so I had to have package re-routed to me which was a nightmare in itself). Then he wanted me to ship it back to him again!! That's when I learned from both Paypal/Ebay that I would be the one to loose money/bird if the product never actually made it to the buyer. (FedEx and I assumed package was going to be delivered to wrong address as multiple attempts to catch the package was unsuccessful)


    Any who!! Either way $200 is a new battery and a couple small accessories (like a weatherproof case from MCM!) :)
     
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    Hmmm must find .edu address
     
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    I tried with Helipal but they did not honour it , so ended up having to loose money having taken up the Christmas deal


    Sent from my iPhone using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
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    I did the same exact thing. Had one ordered from the Christmas deal (get the backpack) and figured I would resale it and try to get a few bucks back... next thing you know the price comes down $200 so I cancel my DJI order and reorder through them for 799. Don't regret it one bit. Ordered an extra battery and a few other little things. Best part is: it already shipped and will be here Monday (I ordered it yesterday)
     
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    Now that's what I like to hear
     
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    Most resellers have 30 day price protection from most vendors that run specials to prevent useless shipping risk. Before returning something in this scenario you should give the reseller a chance to refund the difference, saving everyone a lot of hassle.
     
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    Go point, didn't want to go into details, but my retailer insisted I return it and replace my order with the cheaper price. That's why I waited until they had more in stock and purchased from them. 1 phantom p3a
    1 extra battery
    1 backpack
    And I also bought a walkera 250 racer because of the good business they are doing, won't use the 250 until summer, they gave me a great deal