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Old 29th October 2018
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Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

here https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Olympus-1...1vpA:rk:2:pf:0

A legendary lens by all accounts. But not lightweight, and not for me ...

P.S. 150mm f/2.0 - not 300mm. Had a temporary brainstorm and no idea how to edit the title
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

Now 999 o.n.o.
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

Wex have one at 841 - (relatively) cheap but it looks as if it has been round the block a few times! But I don't think Wex sell rubbish.

https://www.wexphotovideo.com/olympu...-used-1673872/

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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

Yeah, this seems pricey for this lens. Yes, it has great image quality, but its still 1.5kg, which doesn't really go with the whole point of the m4/3 system. The 40-150mm f/2.8 is also pretty great at 150mm, is only 1 stop slower and is half the weight.
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

And here is the so-called "Big tuna" (300mm, f/2.8, "used, like new") for only 441. Sounds dodgy to me ... too good to b true?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-li...condition=used
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

That link was for a 7000 lens I'd say that was expensive!
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

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That link was for a 7000 lens I'd say that was expensive!
The content has changed! There was someone called Itch-mo selling two used copies for 441 and 443.
In my "Save for later" list it now says "This item is no longer available from the seller you selected." :-(
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

But here it appears again ...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-li...edLikeNew=true

Looks seriously dodgy ...
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

I agree Rob seriously dodgy This sort of thing definitely makes me more wary of Amazon, surely they ought to take more care over what is advertised on their platform.
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

I've just sent the 'Thames Trade Centre' an email, asking if I can pick it up and pay cash.

I'll post any reply I get!

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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

I got a reply from them, which repeated paying by Amazon. Their reply also stated that it was a three for the price of two offer!

I've replied to them repeating that I want to pick it up.

The link is now to a different seller (in America) for 6,999! I guess that it's the original advert, but it had been 'hijacked' and has now been restored.

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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

Well done Jim looks like you showed them they had been rumbled. Wonder if Amazon will follow up with the hijackers? I doubt it!
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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

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Well done Jim looks like you showed them they had been rumbled.
No Phil, I'm an authentic potential buyer whose anxious to clinch a 'cash on hand over' deal!

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Re: Little tuna (FT 300 f/2.0) - 1150 o.n.o.

Just an update:

I've contacted the seller several times, stating that I'd like to pick the lens up and pay cash. All they do is to send me the same email:

"To set up our transaction, I need the following info( because I not see this on Amazon web ):
Full Name:
Address:
City:
POSTCODE:
Country:
Mobile number :

Product / ASIN:
Quantity:
Amount (price):
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It's certainly a scam as originally suspected. I wondered just how far they would pursue a prospective sale, but they didn't go any further than above.

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