RFI Binocular Repair

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Subject: RFI Binocular Repair
From: "Bill Stent" <>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 08:12:29 +1100
 > The quote came back as non-repairable

Hmmm, adds new meaning to "price fixing".

(Um, maybe that's too much of an economist's joke...)


-----Original Message-----
 On Behalf Of Carl Clifford
Sent: Tuesday, 30 January 2007 5:13 PM
Subject: RFI Binocular Repair

Hi Marnix,

I would recommend taking the binos to Maxwells. They are the agents and
would have all of the necessary tools for repairs. They also may give
you a good deal if they turn out to be non-repairable. If they are still
under warranty they will probably repair for free and refund the
quotation fee. Most repair places charge for a quote these days, saves
them being lumbered with the time and cost of doing a quote and never
hearing from the owner of the quoted item again.

I have just had a rather dramatic accident with a Pentax PF80ED scope,
it had fallen off the tripod and broke in two when it hit the ground. I
sent it to the Australian agents for a repair quote, for insurance. The
quote came back as non-repairable, but with the offer of a new unit at
wholesale price. The crazy thing about the incident was that the
insurance company wanted to use their own supplier, whose price was 50%
Good luck with the Nikons,


Carl Clifford

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