KEH or MPB for best buy rates?

3 months 2 weeks ago #680371 by Sanford
Last couple weeks I have used the time to go through all my photography gear.  Finally, this project is LONG overdue.  

I have a couple boxes of gear that I'm going to try to sell in one go.  Do you know which of these two offer the best buy rates?  


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680374 by Tim Wiener
MPB is from my stomping grounds here in England.  They do have NY location, not sure if they operate in same fashion.  If they do, I would recommend all day long.  KEH, don't know much about them for obvious reasons.  


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680379 by garyrhook
Neither will do you any favors. You can go online to get a basic quote from KEH, but ultimately you're going to have to contact each and see what they'll offer you.

Old stuff, you should try using eBay. Just sayin'.


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680381 by Nikon Shooter
Doing the same thing with the same range of products
in the same finality, I wouldn't expect much difference
but possibly location convenience.

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3 months 2 weeks ago #680383 by Ian Stone
Shop them both, why leave anything for chance?


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680384 by Screamin Scott
I recently got quotes from both of them for the exact same gear... MPB was offering a dollar more

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3 months 2 weeks ago #680490 by Flash Steven

Screamin Scott wrote: I recently got quotes from both of them for the exact same gear... MPB was offering a dollar more


Looks like both companies know  exactly what each are offering.  I think rates will be close between both companies on most cameras and gear.  MPB might have slight advantage due to multiple locations.   KEH has been around for long time. Still price shop both. 

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3 months 2 weeks ago #680525 by Scott Klubeck
+1 Always price shop, these days that is  more important!


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680543 by Jeff Scott
MPB has excellent customer service.  At least email wise.  Can't speak about  phone support though.  


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3 months 2 weeks ago #680558 by Photo Amigo
Are they both offering same warranty still?


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3 months 1 week ago #680596 by CatherineW
With business slowed from this Covid 19 thing, I've been going through all my old gear.  I'm going to reach out to both and see who will simply pay the most.  Need to these days.  

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3 months 1 week ago #680681 by Sawyer

CatherineW wrote: With business slowed from this Covid 19 thing, I've been going through all my old gear.  I'm going to reach out to both and see who will simply pay the most.  Need to these days.  


:agree: starting to do the same 

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3 months 1 week ago #680705 by Zach Mosher
To bad that KEH reviews aren't looking good these days   m.yelp.com/biz/keh-camera-smyrna


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3 months 1 week ago #680787 by Tristan R
:agree:  You beat me to sharing that one.   MPB or even B&H used department if you want my 3 cents on this matter.  Used Photo Pro and Precision Camera are a couple others to consider.  


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3 months 1 week ago #680891 by Sandy Smith Photos
I've had good luck with both, but i would recommend shopping them both for both your buys and sells. 


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