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richardHaw

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Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« on: November 23, 2017, 08:23:07 »
http://richardhaw.com/2017/11/23/shopping-lucky-camera-shinjuku/

The first of my new series!  :o :o :o

hope you enjoy it  ::)
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2017, 10:40:20 »
Nice report, Ric!  Has the shop moved?  IIRC, the original Lucky Camera was located much closer to the Shinjuku Station and next to the porn movie theater?  :D
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 10:48:34 »
Nice report, Ric!  Has the shop moved?  IIRC, the original Lucky Camera was located much closer to the Shinjuku Station and next to the porn movie theater?  :D

yes, some years ago. they used to be beside Green Peas pachinko  :o :o :o
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2017, 10:23:32 »
just updated the article with more pictures  :o :o :o
http://richardhaw.com/2017/11/23/shopping-lucky-camera-shinjuku/
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2017, 10:27:21 »
nice? report, GAS comes out painfully :(
letīs have a NG meeting there
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2017, 21:20:15 »
Camera stores with that kind of used equipment selection disappeared in the Los Angeles area in the 1980's. 
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« Reply #6 on: November 25, 2017, 00:05:58 »
Camera stores with that kind of used equipment selection disappeared in the Los Angeles area in the 1980's.

Camera stores have disappeared altogether in the San Bernardino valley. Are there any camera stores left in Hollywood or do I have to drive to NY, NY to find a brick and mortar with a professional stock.

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I used to do most of my buying at Lee-Mac Camera Exchange in Pasadena, CA. I had an open account from 1977 to 2002 when they closed. I sometimes drove to Hollywood.
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #7 on: November 25, 2017, 01:02:39 »
I really miss something like this in Copenhagen.
I just browsed their website, unfortunately it is only in Japanese if you want to see what they have in stock.
Wonder if they ship to Europe?

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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2017, 17:15:37 »
I really miss something like this in Copenhagen.
I just browsed their website, unfortunately it is only in Japanese if you want to see what they have in stock.
Wonder if they ship to Europe?

I doubt it. Maybe they can if you ask :o :o :o

shops here rarely ship pverseas due to the hassle.
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2017, 17:16:45 »
http://richardhaw.com/2017/11/25/shopping-nitto-camera/

here is Nitto Camera. unfortunately, they are going to close by the end of January  :o :o :o

this makes me sad because the shop owner has been very nice to me
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« Reply #10 on: December 02, 2017, 18:17:58 »
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Re: Camera shopping in Japan!!!
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2017, 22:23:46 »
Yes, Alps-Do is a fun shop.  I've seen Ais 1200/11 ED-IF there sold for 298,000 JPY several years ago.   8)
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