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Old 12th November 2010, 12:30 PM
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I thought other FADU members might be interested to learn that Mr Cad of Croydon are having a half-price sale of second-hand photography and darkroom kit. From what I can gather the owner is retiring and clearing stock. There is a two page ad in the current edition of Black and White Magazine listing some of what's for sale. Things seem to be going fast, but there may be a chance for a bargain.

For large formateers, I gather they've acquired the last of the Fidelity 5x7 and 8x10 production of film holders, so it could be a good chance to acquire some brand new holders.

Sale ends 18th November. Happy Shopping!

(For info, I am in no way associated with the business - I've just managed to bag some useful kit at a reasonable price).

http://www.mrcad.co.uk/shop/home.php
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He seems to have 50% off sales now and again, there's been a few in the last year or so. Slightly offset by the nornally quite high prices though!
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Old 12th November 2010, 05:50 PM
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Yes, I've taken advantage of those sales before and had some really good buys. But... can't see anything to tempt me this time...
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Hmm Looked at the site but couldn't see any mention of sale prices or closing down. Prices looked at best OK and at worst "pricey"

You'd think that 50% 0ff would be mentioned. Did I miss something?

I note that a similar big sale of Mr Cad's a few years ago seemed to be billed the same way on another forum with some familiar names of correspondents, saying that "big sales" every so often were a characteristic of Mr Cad

At that stage it seemed that the reduction applied to pick-up only so only London customers really benefitted.

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Hmm Looked at the site but couldn't see any mention of sale prices or closing down. Prices looked at best OK and at worst "pricey"

You'd think that 50% 0ff would be mentioned. Did I miss something?

I note that a similar big sale of Mr Cad's a few years ago seemed to be billed the same way on another forum with some familiar names of correspondents, saying that "big sales" every so often were a characteristic of Mr Cad

At that stage it seemed that the reduction applied to pick-up only so only London customers really benefitted.

Mike
Bottom of the linked page:

FROM TODAY UNTIL TO NOVEMBER 18TH
50% OFF ALL USED
From Lenses to Bodies, Processors to Enlargers, Cine to Motordrives
Please call us - when ordering online the discount will be taken when the order is processed


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Hmm Looked at the site but couldn't see any mention of sale prices or closing down. Prices looked at best OK and at worst "pricey"

You'd think that 50% 0ff would be mentioned. Did I miss something?
Mike, the text is there if you scroll down the front page.

I'd agree with some of the previous comments that their 'normal' prices seem a bit steep - that's certainly put me off buying before. However, with 50% off I got some useful Sinar bits at a reasonable price.
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Mr Cad seem to do this sort of sale around this time every year, Personally I find their prices expensive, The only time I bought anything from them when it arrived they had not taken the VAT off,we are VAT free and everyone else I deal with takes it off, and when I contacted them about it they simply refused, so I have not dealt with them since,and I should say it was not used equipment but some chemistry and paper, and when I ordered the stuff They promised to take the vat off ,Richard
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Thanks for flagging this up - I've managed to get a Ricoh GR1 fit skylight filter. Not particularly cheap but rarer than hen's teeth!

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