What is the Mu-43 of the 4/3 community?

stripedrex

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I'm asking mostly to post my 4/3 lens for sale. Anyone know the go to most popular 4/3 community forum? I went to a few but they seem pretty inactive. It might just be the community of 4/3 users are that small?
 

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I sold most of my 4/3 lenses here...but not really for the price I wanted to sell them at...just a heads up.

This was the other one I used, but you have to pay a fee to post in the classifieds.
http://forum.fourthirdsphoto.com/

Good luck with your sale(s)
4/3 photo used to be pretty good for selling stuff, but over the last year, the place has basically become a ghost town. That's pretty true of all 4/3-centric sites though - dead system = dead forums.

Much as I dislike them, I wound up going to eBay to unload my 4/3 gear, but as buy-it-now items rather than auctions. It's a slower process than selling via an eBay auction, but it lets you have some certainty about the final price.
 

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You won't find any solid 4/3 communities anymore. There's still the Flickr group, but the buy/sell thread is long gone. If I had the money, I'd be all over your 14-35. It would be the perfect match with my E-3.

If I was selling 4/3 kit, I'd try FredMiranda first, then the DPreview buy/sell forum. You can also try the SmugMug forums.

Most 4/3 users I know (there are very few of us now) tend to scour ALL of the big sites to score the rare occasion of a 4/3 lens on sale. It's purely a buyer's market.
 

stripedrex

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Thank you so much guys, going to check out all these suggestions. Just FYI I've sold 2 things now on amazon. For those looking for another avenue it seems a very good alternative to ebay with less fees and you can pull listings at will with no penalty. Going to check out KEH, post on DP and picture sites. I have a listing on FM already. It seems there is interest in the lens but the price point is just high.

Much thanks again!
 

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I recently did sell my E-5 and 8mm back to Amazon, for store credit...I actually got more for my 8mm than I paid for it :) I also sold my 7-14 to a gentleman in Switzerland, so just be open to international shipping.
 

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If I were you, I'd keep them and used them with mu-43 cameras with MMF-3.
 

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I take my unused gear to a local camera. For trade in they seem to match or beat KEH. In fact KEH is a one of the sites they use to set the value of used gear.
 

stripedrex

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For those hearing about KEH for the first time like me, I got the FULL price on the quote from them! I guess my copy of the o14-35 f2 was as mint as I claimed =p. They paid shipping and came back with a price a bit over a week.

So used mint o14-35 f2 for $1097. I've had it sitting for MONTHS at 1150 - 1300 with no results on various forums.
 
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