Archives for December 2017

Sigma 150-600 f5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary with FREE 95mm UV Filter and $31 Rewards for $789 [C/N]

Happy New Year to the various cascading time zones as we slowly enter 2018 around the world!

The new condition Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” Lens is bundled with a FREE VU Ariel 95mm UV filter and $31.50 promotional rewards for $789 with free shipping for a limited time at Adorama in the Canon and Nikon SLR systems. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout while this promotion is running.

Also among their latest Year End Sales, Adorama is offering the new condition Apple 10.5″ iPad Pro (Wi-Fi, 256GB), Space Gray (2017), for $729 with free shipping. They are an authorized Apple dealer.

Fuji X-T10 with 16-50 and 50-230 for $589

If you are looking for a two lens “take pictures with” kit for the Fuji X system, Adorama is offering the black color scheme of the Fuji X-T10 with 16-50 and 50-230 for $589 with free expedited shipping…

If you don’t need the lenses, the X-T10 body only goes for $429 with free expedited shipping and $17~ promotional rewards.

Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD + $36 Rewards for $899 [C/N]

F2.8 PRO zoom lens time now! Adorama is offering the new condition Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD for $899 with free shipping and $36~ promotional rewards for a limited time in the Nikon F system and the Canon EF system. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed to checkout. The Sony A version is not on sale.

Adorama Year End Sale

Adorama is running another Year End Sale featuring a variety of products, including a DJI drone sale, along with the previously mentioned lighting sales and various doorbuster-y camera bag sales

Starts 12pm ET: Photoshop Week 2017 Re-Broadcast (FREE to Watch)

It’s a cold winter weekend, if you don’t want to brave the elements and go outside, fire up the coffee machine or the tea kettle, and dive into the FREE to Watch re-broadcast of the Photoshop Week 2017 at CreativeLIVE. The rebroadcast begins on Saturday at 12pm eastern and continues for three days. All 42 classes will stream for FREE during this window. If you like enough of them well enough, they have a promotional bundle where you can buy them all for $299.

But that’s not all. A number of other non-Photoshop classes are also streaming today for FREE at the CreativeLIVE ON-AIR page, including a Becoming a Better Speaker (today) and an Intro to Calligraphy (Sunday). Calligraphy can give you more macro shot test subjects ๐Ÿ˜‰

15% off Monoprice until Sun PM

Running until Sunday night at 11:59pm, coupon code NEW18 gets you 15% off most items at the Monoprice website. Exclusions apply as usual. You can test the coupon by entering in the shopping cart (you don’t have to login or sign-up for an account to test the coupon discount).

Separately, they are running an End of Year Clearance sale. Some of these items may be eligible for the coupon, but I have no way of knowing without testing every single one of them.

(ENDED) Sun: Bolt VM-210 Flexible Macro Light for $40 w/FS

These offers ended BUT for more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

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(ENDED) Weekend Magazine Sale: Under $5/YR: Outdoor Photo or Digi Pho; Shutterbug (Digital) for $7.50/YR

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(SOLD OUT) Used Nikon D850 body only for $2835

As of a 6:10pm ET, the used Nikon D850 body for $2835 sold out at B&H and the used listing has been removed (redirects to the new condition when it sells out). Congratulations to the lucky winner(s) of the used Nikon D850 “lottery”. Hopefully one of our readers saw this and needed/wanted it and scooped up one…

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(SOLD OUT) Used Sony a7r III body for $3134

This sold out as of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck… For future updates check the Stock Status Tracker

and we have a legitimate used Sony a7r III body only listing for $3134~ with free shipping at Adorama in “Used – Demo” condition.

Used items come with a 90-day Adorama warranty and a 30-day return policy (no questions asked). It goes for $3200 in new condition and it is in-stock at many authorized dealers.

Still Good: Corel PP2018U for $50, Pho Elements 18 for $68, Etc

The “Digital Day” is over, but as of Saturday 11:06am ET, this sale continues…

PHOTO AND IMAGING SOFTWARE

+ Corel Painter 5 Essentials for $25 as digital download or PC/Mac Disc

+ Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate – Amazon Exclusive for $50 as a digital download

+ Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 for $67 delivered by mail (PC/Mac), or $70 as a digital download (PC or Mac)

+ Pinnacle Studio 21 Ultimate for $90 as a digital download or Disc by mail

+ this sold out: 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan offered for $90, digital download, limit two per customer

EVERYTHING ELSE

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Adorama Closeout Lighting Round-Up: Foba, Lumo, Kino, Arri, Cool-Lux, Etc

In addition to the previously mentioned Lighting offers, we now round up the remaining Adorama close-out while-supplies-last lighting deals, with free shipping. They are sorted below by price:

+ Botero Backgrounds 006 10×12′ Muslin Background, Sky Blue/Pink for $30

+ Lumos 500MK 3200 approx. 5600K Multi-Function LED Light without Lens, 120W Power Consumption, 1000W Equivalent Tungsten for $1300

+ Foba DIBRO Large Shooting Table for $1500

+ Arri Snap-in Five Lens Set for sun 60 PAR for $1749

+ Cool-Lux CL3-1500 Bi-Color PRO Studio LED Spot Light Kit with V-Mount Plate, Includes 3x Spot Light, 3x Light Stand, 3x Stand Case, 3x Carry Case, Boom Arm, AC/DC Power for $1839

+ Kino Flo BarFly 200D 2 Light Kit, 100-240V AC for $1900

+ Lumos 700MK LED HD Studio Light, 3,200-5600K, 29 x 18″ Panel, Dimmable – Without Lens for $2499

Hensel Expert, Nova and Maxi sales, $1050 to $2999

We continue organizing the lighting offers at Adorama with a trio of Hensel brand products, with free shipping:

+ Hensel Expert D 500 Multivoltage Compact Flash Unit with Integrated Profoto Air Radio, Strobe Wizard Plus, FREEMASK Receiver for $1050

+ Hensel Nova DL 2400 Power Pack for $1299

+ Hensel Maxi Spot 3000, 3500 Watt Second Spot Flash Head with 30cm Frenel Lens, 650 Watt Modeling & Barndoors for $2999

Lowel Rifa Soft Lite System for $120, Triple System for $500

A couple of Lowel Rifa kits are also participating in the Adorama Lightning closeout sale with free shipping and handling as follows:

+ Lowel Rifa LC-88eX eXchange-Lite, 120-230VAC, 32×32″ Collapsible Soft Light System for $120

+ Lowel Rifa Small Triple Soft Kit, 1500 Total Watts, with Rifa-Lite 44, Rifa-Lite 55, Rifa-Lite 66, Light Stands, Bulbs & LB-35-Soft Case for $500

Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed AS 1100 WS Battery Power Pack Pro Kit for $2000

Elinchrom fans, unite and take over! Adorama is offering the new condition Elinchrom Ranger RX Speed AS 1100 WS Battery Power Pack Pro Kit, with Freelight A Lamphead, 2 Batteries, Varistar Set, & Ranger Case, all together for $2000 with free shipping as part of their lighting end of year closeout sale!

Metz mecablitz M400 Flash for Fuji for $100 + S&H

You can blitz your Fuji with this new condition Metz mecablitz M400 Flash for Fuji cameras, on sale for $100 plus shipping (around $5 for slowest option) at Adorama as part of their year-end closeout/clearance while-supplies-last sale…

Westcott Rapid Box Duo 32″ Octagonal Speedlite Modifier with 40 Degree Egg Crate Grid for $299

Another wave of lightning specials is in from Adorama! We start with the Westcott Rapid Box Duo 32″ Octagonal Speedlite Modifier with 40 Degree Egg Crate Grid on sale for $299 with free shipping.

These are end of year while-supplies-last type of sales. I will post some separately, some grouped together depending on how they flow. I just don’t want to create two dozen one-sentence posts ๐Ÿ™‚

10% off Used Cameras and Lenses at KEH

KEH Camera is closing the year with a 10% off sale on Cameras and Lenses. The prices are reflected automatically on their website. There’s no coupon code to enter! The sale ends 12/31/17 at 11:59pm ET, which is when the free 365-day warranty promotion ends as well.

If you want to trade-in your own camera gear and you are a fan of shopping at KEH Camera for more gear, you can get 5% more on your own used camera gear if you get paid with a KEH gift card instead of a cold hard cash cheque.

Flashpoint 19″ AC Powered Fluorescent Ring Light + Stand + Ballhead for $100 w/free S&H

Thunderbolt and Lighting, not Lightning, although Lightning can serve as Lighting ๐Ÿ˜‰ Okay, now that I got that joke (attempt) out of my system…

… Adorama is offering the new condition Flashpoint 19″ AC Powered 600W 5500K Fluorescent Ring Light Kit for a limited time, as a …flash sale, for $100 with free expedited shipping.

This includes automatically while this promotion is running:

+ Flashpoint 19″ Fluorescent AC Powered Ring Light (the main item)
+ Flashpoint Pro Air Cushioned Heavy Duty Light Stand – 7.2′
+ Flashpoint Lightweight Mini Ballhead with Cold Shoe

For more action, take a deep dive into the Adorama Year-End Clearance Sale (over 7300 items included)…

Open Box Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight (Bowens) for $399 with full warranty

If you are a fan of open-box lighting gear, Adorama is offering the open-box Flashpoint XPLOR 600 HSS Battery-Powered Monolight ~ Bowens Mount (Godox Witstro AD600BM) ~ for $399 with free expedited shipping.

Per the message below the price over there, this is:

“Open Box Items are fully backed by the manufacturer’s warranty and have been designated for items that may have been displayed in our retail store, used occasionally for training. This item is OPEN-BOX EXCELLENT Product looks brand new and includes all original parts and accessories.”

Walgreens Photo: 75% off Wood, 30% off Photo Gifts

More coupon action at Walgreens Photo with the following limited time coupon promotions:

+ coupon NEWYEARGIFT is 30% off Cards, Premium Stationery, and Photo Gifts

+ coupon NEWPANEL75 is a nice 75% off Wood Panels

+ free store pickup; shipping to an address of your choice is extra (unless they are running free shipping promotions)

AdoramaPIX: 15% off Photo Prints, 10% Site-wide

We have a new set of coupons at AdoramaPIX running until Saturday 12/30/17 at 11:59pm. They are as follows:

+ YREND15EM gets you 15% off Photo Prints

+ YREND10EM gets you 10% off Sitewide

FREE to Watch NOW: Joe McNally’s Life in Photography

The headliner of the current CretiveLIVE ON-AIR schedule, the free to watch online classes during their promotional free-streaming window, is a class by the one and only Joe McNally, “Lighting, Logistics, and Strategies for a Life in Photography”.

The Sony a7r III Floodgates have opened: IN-STOCK at Many Authorized Dealers for $3200

I just updated the Stock Status Tracker, and we have great news for Sony a7r III hunters! The camera is now in-stock for its starting price of $3200 at various authorized Sony USA dealers:

+ Adorama with FREE Overnight Delivery

+ B&H Photo with FREE Next Day Delivery

+ Various at Amazon including Murphy’s (fulfilled by Amazon), Cameta and Focus

+ Various Authorized on eBay including Beach, Photo Craft, and more

+ I will add a more detailed list in the Stock Status Tracker later today when I’ll be using a full size keyboard

Dell Refurb Coupon: 45% off items $399+

Dell Refurbished is back with a duo of coupons running until Tuesday at 11:59pm central time (that’s 1/2/18). Free shipping. Coupons cannot be used on clearance items or combined with other offerings.

+ 45% off any item priced $399 & up using Coupon code: NEWYEAR18

+ 31% off any item priced $398 or less (excluding E6430 models) using Coupon code: NEWYEAR18

(SOLD OUT) 1-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $90

As of a Saturday 5:12pm ET recheck, this sold out. It is rare for digital software to sell out but this one did. They either ran out of licenses or there was some other technical issue, or Amazon yanked the listing to end the promotion…

The “Digital Day” is over, but as of Saturday 11:06am ET, this sale continues… One of the Amazon Digital Day offers running at the moment is a 1-Year Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan offered for $90 for the 12-month term prepaid in advance. This is the download option. The key card by mail is not on sale. Limit two per customer during this promotion expires Saturday 3am ET. Thanks to one of our readers for the alert!

(ENDED) Sat: Poweradd 30,000 mAh PowerBank/Charger for $30 w/FS

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DIY LIGHTNING DEALS CHECK

+ for all the Gold Box posts here, follow the Yellow Brick Road of Gold-Box tagged posts

+ for more deals, check our Gold Box table of lightning links below, to check both IN-PROGRESS and UPCOMING deals:

IN-PROGRESS NOW UPCOMING
CAMERAS (LIGHTNING) CAMERAS (LIGHTNING)
ELECTRONICS (LIGHTNING) ELECTRONICS (LIGHTNING)
ALL LIGHTNING DEALS ALL LIGHTNING DEALS
CAMERAS (SAVINGS & SALES) CAMERAS (SAVINGS & SALES)
ELECTRONICS (SAVINGS & SALES) ELECTRONICS (SAVINGS & SALES)
ALL SAVINGS & SALES ALL SAVINGS & SALES
ALL of the GOLD BOX ALL of the GOLD BOX

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(ENDED) GoPro HERO6 Black for $400

As of a 12/31/17 at 12:52pm ET recheck, this sale ended…

The new condition GoPro HERO6 Black action camera is currently on sale for $400 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three sets per customer at the sale price. This is an old fashioned sale, not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown. The prices of the various other kits are adjusted accordingly to the sale price of the root model.

Refurbished Nikon D3400 with 18-55 and 70-300 DX for $390

Back to the eBay Deals where we have a new low price. The manufacturer refurbished Nikon D3400 Two Lens Kit with the 18-55 and 70-300 DX lenses has dropped from $400 to $390, but also lost the $20 eBay gift card that had during the Black-Cyber season. It also gets a Nikon gadget bag. I don’t recall if this was included the Black-Cyber offering. They come with a 90-day Nikon USA warranty.

GoPro HERO5 Session with Choice of Extras for $199

The GoPro HERO5 Session currently goes for $199 with free shipping and your choice of freebies depending on the seller of choice:

+ at B&H Photo you get a free Head Strap + QuickClip Kit

+ at Adorama you get a free 64GB Sandisk Extreme card

+ at Adorama you get a free 32GB Sandisk Extreme card and GoPro Tripod Mount with Mini Tripod

Panasonic GX85 with 12-32 and 45-150 and $50 Gift Card and $24 Rewards for $598

If you are looking for a Micro Four Thirds “take pictures with” kit, Adorama has a bundle for you. The Panasonic GX85 with the 12-32mm and 45-150mm f4-5.6 lenses, along with a $50 Adorama gift certificate and $24 promotional rewards, all together for $598 with fre expedited shipping in the silver color scheme or the black color scheme.

B&H Photo also offers the two lens kit for the same price, but instead of the gift card and promotional rewards, you get a SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I Memory Card and a Ruggard Hunter 25 DSLR Holster Bag.

Panasonic GX8 body for $748, with 25/1.7 for $898

The Panasonic G9 is on the horizon for $1300, but if you don’t want to wait or pay the deputy-flagship price (I will add this to the Stock Tracker as we get closer), the silver color of the Panasonic GX8 is on sale for $748 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards ($30~) at B&H Photo until Saturday at 11:59pm ET. Note however that B&H does not accept orders during the Sabbath (Friday PM to Saturday PM), so plan your ordering accordingly!

What if you like the GX8 but also want a price lens with it? B&H Photo has you covered there too, the GX8 with 25mm f1.7 lens for $898 with free shipping and 4% promotional rewards ($36~). This offer ends Sunday at 11:59pm ET.

Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO with FREE Hoya 67mm UV Filter and $20 rewards for $499 [C/N, A {no VC}]

The other Tamron lens that has joined the B&H Photo 2-Day Sale is the new condition Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO going for $499 with free expedited shipping and a FREE Hoya 67mm UV Haze NXT HMC Filter along with 4% ($20~) promotional rewards in Canon, Nikon, and Sony A systems. The Canon and Nikon are VC (stabilized) while the Sony A is not.

Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC for $199 with $8 rewards [C/N, A {no VC}]

This is the first of three lenses that are hitching a ride on the B&H Photo 2-Day Sale, it is the new condition Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC going for $199 with free expedited shipping and with 4% promotional rewards ($8~) in the Canon, Nikon and Sony A mounts. The Canon and Nikon are VC (stabilized), the Sony A is not.

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 with FREE TAP-in Console and $52 rewards for $1299 [C/N] {corrected}

CORRECTED 12/30/17 at 10pm ET
The new condition Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 going for $1299 with free expedited shipping along with a FREE Tamron TAP-in Console and 4% ($52~) promotional rewards in the Canon and Nikon.

The Sony A version is not VC, and it does not get a free TAP-IN console.

End of Year Apple Sales

The year is almost over, and the year end sales of Apple products are in currently in-progress at Adorama and B&H Photo, both authorized Apple dealers.

36-page Japanese Nikon D850 Brochure for $12.75 w/FS

This surfaced while updating the Stock Status Tracker

IF you want a piece of the Nikon D850, but you just don’t want to wait, or pay $3300, the wide world of eBay sellers have an alternative for you! The official Nikon D850 Japanese Brochure. This is no single page leaflet. It is a 36-page color publication, 21 by 29.7cm, roughly 8.25 by 12 inches, with the text in Japanese. It goes for $12.75 with free slow shipping from Japan. Faster shipping is available for $5 more.

Seven units are left. 19 of them have been sold already. There are multiple pictures from inside the brochure in the eBay gallery of the product listing… Screenshot of one of them below:

So you can get the Nikon D850 purchase out of your system, with just a $13 (instead of a $3300) hit on your wallet ๐Ÿ™‚

Last Call: FREE 365-day on KEH Camera Used Purchases (BGN or better condition) until 12/31/17

The clock is now ticking for this KEH Camera promotion: used camera gear purchases, in condition “BGN” (Bargain) or better, get a free 365-day KEH warranty, instead of the usual 180-day warranty, IF the purchase is made by 12/31/17. There is no coupon code to enter, their system determines this based on the purchase time. Just don’t wait until 11:57pm on New Year’s Eve to place an order ๐Ÿ™‚

So the question is, how much do you value a 1-year warranty? For example, the used Fuji X100S goes for $650 at KEH Camera (condition “LN-” (Like New Minus) with a 1-year warranty, while prices at B&H Photo start at $580 in condition “8+” with a 90-day warranty…

(ENDED) Ruggard Five Pocket Filter Pouch for $13 w/free S&H; Etc

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Expiring Instant Rebates for Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Fuji and more

The year is almost over, and a number of instant savings promotions will end with it. Adorama has rounded up all the expiring instant savings promotions as follows:

+ Canon DSLRs, Lenses, Powershots, Etc: over 600 options

+ Nikon DSLRs, Lenses, Coolpixies, Etc: over 170 options

+ Sony iLCs, Lenses, Etc: over 300 options

+ Olympus Cameras, Lenses, Etc: over 50 options

+ Fuji Cameras and Lenses: exactly 100 options

+ Panasonic Cameras: 41 options

+ Sigma Lenses: over 80 options

+ Tamron Lenses: 21 options

+ Tokina Lenses: 20 options

+ various products from various manufacturers

Profoto LiIon Battery for B1 500 AirTTL OCF for $170 with FREE Overnight Shipping

Power up! With instant gratification! The new condition Profoto Lithium-ion Battery for the B1 500 AirTTL Off-Camera Flash is on sale for $170 with free shipping at Adorama, where for a limited time you even get FREE OVERNIGHT shipping on this! The free overnight promotion is shown on the product page over there while this offer is running. The free overnight expires Thursday PM as the window is closing for the various delivery services to make it before New Year’s.

Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens With T-Mount Adapter for $70 with free S&H (C/N/K)

The new condition Bower 500mm f/8 Preset Lens With T-Mount Adapter is on sale for $70 with free shipping at B&H Photo in the Canon, Nikon and Pentax K DSLR systems. This sale continues as of a 12/30/17 recheck…

Sony a7r III Body Still In-Stock: Supplies ReLoaded!

I just updated the Stock Status Tracker and the situation is this for the three currently tracked cameras:

+ used Fuji X100F prices have gone up as hungry holiday shoppers nom-nom’ed the used inventory at various sellers

+ the Nikon D850 body is out of stock at authorized dealers for $3300, while the importers are now $20 under the authorized dealer price

+ Adorama sold out of the Sony a7r III body but it continues to be in-stock and with FREE NEXT-DAY DELIVERY at B&H Photo (expires Thursday 2pm ET)
+ also in-stock for $3200 by DataVision thru Amazon (not Prime eligible)

Manfrotto Windsor Explorer Camera Backpack for $50 to $53

It’s not the power of love. It’s the power of Costco! The new condition Manfrotto Windsor Explorer Camera Backpack is on sale for $50 with free shipping for Costco members. But if you are not a Costco member, you can buy it too! You just have to pay a 5% non-member surcharge, making it $52.50 instead of $50.

Speaking of Costco, if you want to join as a new member (offer not good on renewals), they are offering three freebies for their customary $60 1-year membership: steak strips, a dozen bagels, and dish soap. The three freebies are not intended to be consumed together ๐Ÿ™‚

Nikon Lens Instant Savings (9 options, $247 to $2097)

Nikon too joins the party of the B&H Mega Sale with a Nikon Lens Instant Savings sale featuring a total of 9 lenses, with prices ranging from $247 to $2097. All the featured lenses get free next day delivery. Hiding among the nine lenses are also three Nikon D7500 kits ~ bundles with lenses, so they fit the lens theme ๐Ÿ™‚

The sale ends Saturday 12/30/17. The FREE NEXT DAY Delivery promotion ends Thursday at 2pm ET. There’s no coupon needed for the free next day delivery ~ you see the option on the product page while this offer is running.

Canon 5D Mark IV bundles (11 options, $3200+)

More B&H action, they are featuring until Saturday 12/30/17 a soccer team (eleven) Canon 5D Mark IV bundles with a variety of FREE accessory bundles. One of the offers is a PIXMA MIR bundle. The rest are “Add to cart” and checkout, no coupon, no rebate. Prices range from $3200 to $3949. All bundles except for the Pimxa bundle get FREE NEXT DAY delivery!

PS: B&H customarily closes every Friday PM to Saturday PM, so plan your purchases accordingly! Don’t wait until the last minute!

Sony Serious Mirrorless Bundle Sale (43 options, $1422 to $3705)

The B&H 2-Day Sale is getting more mega with the addition of 43 (forty three) Sony Mirrorless Camera Bundles featuring select a6300 and a6500 bundles, along with a feast of 35mm full frame a-series model bundles. Prices range from $1422 to $3705.

The a7r III is not participating in this sale. Check the Stock Status Tracker for existential answers about its stock situation ๐Ÿ™‚

(ENDED) Thursday: Force1 F100 Ghost Drone with Camera for $107

These lightning deals expired… For more action, follow Gold Box Yellow Brick Road of posts

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(ENDED) Friday’s Gold Box: YI Action Cams, Etc

These lightning deals expired… For more action, follow Gold Box Yellow Brick Road of posts

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(ENDED) Samsung EVO Plus MicroSD Cards with Free Shipping: 32GB for $10, 64GB for $20 [limit 3 of each]

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