Oh, those do show up from time to time. They just sell them through different outlets. Groupon has had refurb Panasonic cameras as have Newegg. Don't see many refurb lenses though.I can't help but wonder why we don't see these refurbished specials on the Lumix/Panasonic side of the house....
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