Great deal on Nikon 70-200 on amazon, is it too good to be true?

Started Feb 25, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Bitingimpression Regular Member • Posts: 192
Great deal on Nikon 70-200 on amazon, is it too good to be true?

From what I know, amazon seems pretty safe, I buy almost all my things from amazon. Is it possible to be scammed on amazon? There is a camera lens that I want to buy.

This usually goes for about 1000 dollars used with the lens having a 6/10 shape, or missing parts
For a very good used lens, it usually goes for about 1200-1800
This guy is selling the lens Brand New with everything for 900 dollars to me. I have been waiting on a deal like this for over a year. Do you think I should?

Here is the listing. It says that it is being sold for 760 dollars, but when I contacted him, he said that it was a promotion, and the actual price he is selling is for 1200 dollars. He said that he will sell it to me for 900 since I told him that I was a student.

He does offer a 21 day return policy, a full refund. I am not sure if that will mean anything.

I contacted him and he has a Gmail account. He asked me for my Full name and address so that he could contact amazon?

This is my dream lens, and I have been wanting and saving for this for over a year. Being 15 years old, 900 is still a lot of money for me. I want to make a fast and quick transaction and be happy with this lens for years. If a problem were to occur, how easy is it to deal with scams with amazon? I have been in many situations where I find a good deal, but when something bad happened to the product, resolving the solution was a pain in the ass, and caused more work than what needed to be done. Any opinions would help.

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Nikon D7100 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical (IF) +3 more
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