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Old February 20th 05, 06:21 PM
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I don't think I agree with your appraisal of EBAY sellers.
I have used EBAY for years and I have only gotten stung one time (and
eventually it got rectified). I just always check the feedback of the seller
and only bid when I'm reasonably confident that I'm dealing with an honest

So, I'm still hoping to get genuine Canon cartridges at a good price on
Ebay. I'll have to track a few of these currently up for sale and see how
the bids go (they may get very close to market price!)


"Larry" wrote in message
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Suppose I want to buy a complete set of these 5 cartridges.

What would be a good price for them.

I intend to look on EBAY and other sources, but I'm not sure what would
be a
good price. I know it would be about $60-$65. on the Canon site.


If you are looking for OEM cartridges, I dont think E-bay is the place to

The seller can TELL you they are OEM, but 'till you get them in your hand,
you have no way of knowing what you'll get.

The best you can do if you MUST have OEM is pay OEM prices.

There are occasional sales at reputable dealers, but overall OEM costs
OEM costs.

You cant make inkjet printing cheaper than commercial printing unless you
live somewhere so far away from the commercial printer that fuel (or
costs become a factor.

There is no way, so far, to make ink jet printing BOTH high quality AND
cheap. The very best you can do is either use OEM or refill the carts
the very best 3rd party inks available for your printer (an though they
less expensive than using OEM carts they arent CHEAP by any calculation.

Larry Lynch
Mystic, Ct.