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Old Tuesday 10th May 2011, 22:48   #1
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Is B&H Photo reputable and reliable to buy from over the internet? Thanks.
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Old Tuesday 10th May 2011, 22:52   #2
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I've been dealing with them for more than 10 years. Never a disappointment.
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Old Tuesday 10th May 2011, 23:03   #3
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Absolutely, but they are closed a lot for Jewish holidays.

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Old Tuesday 10th May 2011, 23:56   #4
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 00:10   #5
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Absolutely - I wouldn't be able to afford to be in the hobby if it wasn't for the likes of B&H. You get free shipping on most stuff in USA - overseas we have to pay and its still cheaper so USA peeps do well. The order-to-packing time is usually only 48 hours so pretty good. You can look at the site but not order during the Sabbath or holidays so bear that in mind, but very reliable.

Don't stock Think Tank products unfortunately.

There are other sites too like Adorama, Hunts etc
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They've got a decent used department as well.
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 01:08   #7
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One of the best I have dealt with!
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 02:21   #8
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Yes excellent reputation and very competitive prices. I've dealt with them for over 20 years for camera and sport optic equipment.
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 04:59   #9
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Almost all my photo equipment has been bought from B&H. Not only are they reliable but also have some of the best prices on many items. I got my Pentax PF80 ED with the big zoom for $789 with a $50 gift card and my XW14 for $269 brand new.
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I have ordered a variety of optics from them and have always been pleased by their prices and condition of their merchandise. They are usually one of the ones that I check first when looking for a specific optic.
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 13:34   #11
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I oredered Pentax scope there, they had the Vixen eyepiece.
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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 19:32   #12
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Same here - Top dealer. No questions asked returns.

The store is worth a trip to New York. Its huge. The optics section is spectacular. They have in stock all the scopes and binoculars they list on their web site. I once spent the better part of a day comparing binoculars (they almost asked me to leave). But I did finally buy.

I have deposited many of my pay checks at B&H with no regrets.
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Was at B&H for the first time 2 weeks ago, the sales help is typical rude, NYC nasty attitude, no smiles and no feedback. I would not recommend a trip to the store, just
buy on line!
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They're an excellent business, among the very very best, for buying camera and related gear (I've bought a lot from them over the last 24 years with no problems, or at least any that they didn't immediately resolve) but I don't think I've ever bought a binocular from them because I've always found their prices (+ shipping, when applicable) for bins and scopes that I sought to purchase to be higher than at equally reliable competitors (e.g. Eagle Optics, Adorama, Cabela's).

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Old Wednesday 11th May 2011, 23:43   #15
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Was at B&H for the first time 2 weeks ago, the sales help is typical rude, NYC nasty attitude, no smiles and no feedback. I would not recommend a trip to the store, just
buy on line!
Hello Raptorbfl,

I bought a tripod from them, years, ago, with the terrific help of a salesman.

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Was at B&H for the first time 2 weeks ago, the sales help is typical rude, NYC nasty attitude, no smiles and no feedback. I would not recommend a trip to the store, just buy on line!
First I want to thank everyone here kind enough to post compliments about us. This is very gratifying and much appreciated.

raptorbfl -- I am very sorry for your uncharacteristic experience. I'd be happy to look up your recent purchase, presuming you made one, which will tell us which sales associate assisted you. I can then share that information and your comments with his or her sales manager.

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Henry,
Thats nice of you to respond to me. I obviously did not purchase because of the terrible
attitude I received at the binocular counter. Maybe the gentleman was just having a bad
day and I should give him the benefit of the doubt.
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Old Wednesday 18th May 2011, 20:37   #18
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I just ordered a pair of Nikon Extreme binoculars for a good price and they included a $25.00 B&H gift card. Fast delivery, great product, and $25.00 back! What a deal.
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Old Friday 20th May 2011, 00:09   #19
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Buy with confident. They have lots of my $$$!
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