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“Waste of space”

Written on: 21/05/2017 by nocamerasfromhim1 (1 review written)

9 out of ten products faulty. Man is a liar.No email replies.Still owes me money from 2016.Should be reported to police.Changed payment method from Paypal No longer covered.Avoid like the plague… Read Full Review

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“Avoid! Don't Beliieve the Photos or Descriptions!”

Written on: 23/04/2017 by cyber_shock (1 review written)

The description on the site stated the camera body was in excellent condition, but unfortunately, what I received was broken and clearly not the item shown in the photograph. I immediately sent an email to rockycameras.com to inform the seller of this issue, but over two weeks later I've still had no reply at all (nor to my second email). I now realise this is a very common experience and I'm just glad it only cost me £11.99 in total, but I wish I'd checked some reviews before ordering from… Read Full Review

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“DON´T BUY ROCKY CAMERAS!!!!! IT´S FRAUDLENT...”

Written on: 21/04/2017 by YasmineIngram462 (1 review written)

DON´T BUY ROCKY CAMERAS!!!!! IT´S FRAUDLENT STORE!!!! BAD DEAL… Read Full Review

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“Rocky Cameras will be cheating you - don't buy”

Written on: 18/04/2017 by BrandenMcClure72 (1 review written)

He sent a piece of junk, NOT the camera pictured on his website. When I complained, he told me to send it back, he would refund me. And then... nothing. 5 more e-mails and he said, he had done the refund. It never arrived. He does not answer to mail any more. He does not answer his phone as well, the machine says "I'm out buying cameras..." Would please someone gt the authorities to close his business… Read Full Review

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“rubbish shop”

Written on: 17/02/2017 by Dominiquej467 (1 review written)

I orderd two lens and three sets of m42mm body caps,but missing one schneider 50mm lens and two body caps,almost 2 months use email no one answer me ,no refund,no one reply,bad customer service,so better buy on ebay and use paypal to protect yourself… Read Full Review

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“Rocky cameras complete waster”

Written on: 12/01/2017 by Itsnotmydog (1 review written)

Purchased Mint Zorki 4 (£29.99) from rocky cameras Nov 29 2016 received wrong camera from the one that was advertised and the wrong lens, shutter not working, lens etched with mold, and definitely not in the condition advertivesd Returned the camera (£7.99 postage) emailed and phone with only one call answered (No apology made) that the replacement was going to be sent out straight away,a week went by then another week went by and guess what?????? Fantastic a camera turned up guess what its… Read Full Review

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“Rocky = Rubbish, literally”

Written on: 11/01/2017 by EileenAlvarez (1 review written)

You don't need to browse this site for long before you notice a pattern - virtually everything is "optically perfect" and "exc cosmetic condition". Peer a little closer at the photos (which are all small and poorly lit) and you may begin to have doubts. You'd be right to. I recently bought an "exc" condition Olympus OM1. I knew something was up when I opened the package and the smell of damp hit me. If this was "exc" condition when Mr Rocky sold it, I'd love to know what superlative he… Read Full Review

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“WARNING - do NOT buy - you'll loose your money”

Written on: 09/03/2016 by Kassidy454 (1 review written)

My first order ( one item,50 pounds) was delivered ok. My second order ( 4 items,146 pounds) releasing a "discount" was never delivered. I received a dispatch mail without track ID number, but never received the parcel (I suspect it was never sent). I've been trying to get a refund for more than one month now, and have complained to : 1) Trading Standards 2)/webgate.ec.europa.3) My bank I still hope to get my money back, but strongly advice you to trade somewhere else. This site is a cover for… Read Full Review

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“WORST OF THE WORST”

Written on: 27/11/2015 by AdrienLaw237 (1 review written)

Don´t ever buy here. Don´t buy and warn everyone you know about it!… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“You Get What You Pay For”

Written on: 29/10/2015 by Lilyb416 (1 review written)

Pile 'em high, Sell 'em cheap and don't bother with any QA. If you bear that in mind Rocky can be very useful. If you need a hood, a widget or a Tamron adapted mount the huge stock means he's probably got one. If you want a pristine, collectable one the maybe you should go elsewhere. Maybe, if you are buying a bunch of small stuff and get up to his discount level it could be worth taking a punt on a lens or camera, but only if you can afford for it not to work or some lens elements to have… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Pleasantly surprised after reading so many negative...”

Written on: 08/09/2015 by andymor (2 reviews written)

I was looking for an 1980 Olympics Zenit E camera and came across Rocky Cameras after a google search. While there i saw a Pentax Z-1p & decided to order, having missed out on far too many bargains by dithering in the past. It was only afterwards I came across many negative reviews about Rocky & prepared for the worst. l couldn't have been more wrong as the cameras arrived four days later in excellent condition. I then ordered another Zenit E and that came in two days! I did take screenshots of… Read Full Review

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“Bad choice! Forget this online store”

Written on: 27/08/2015 by 25Harris (1 review written)

I made two purchases in this site. First I bought a promenader for a mamiya c330. The item arrived in the schedule but missing an important piece to the promenader to work. I send a photo, he answer me that he resolve the problem, but did not. The description in the site his one thing the product is another.... The second purchase has a 250 mm lens for the same machine. In the site it says it has the covers but I only receive the back covers. And it had some damage in the rings in the lens. I… Read Full Review

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“dishonest and incompetent”

Written on: 13/08/2015 by Kamarip378 (1 review written)

I ordered several times on the site, the first time I did not know where I fell and I placed a large order of light meters with a large percentage reduction. I was very unhappy to see that my order did not correspond at all to what I had bought: light meters double, triple, broken, do not correspond at all to the description (eg if you have multiple identical models. and you buy it in better condition, he will give you the worst), in short the scammer in all its forms. Conversely, when I board… Read Full Review

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“No Reply Rocky”

Written on: 12/08/2015 by graham8520 (1 review written)

Item missing from order, emails and phone ignored. Wish I had paid more attention to the reviews rather than the discount being offered as he was away on holiday. What he sells is certainly cheap but, for the most part to be in poor/average condition. The finder I purchased was described as mint but has a chunk of paint missing. Mint? Might be time for an eye test Mr Rock… Read Full Review

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★★★☆☆

“Take with a pinch of salt”

Written on: 12/07/2015 by Faulkner37 (1 review written)

First things first: You get what you pay for - Rocky Cameras is usually pretty cheap, with 40% off sales sometimes and the standard "Buy 19 bits of junk with what you actually want for 25% off" but be aware that you might have to clean or refurb whatever you buy, and it won't always be cheaper after doing so. I've bought about a dozen things from here. Never had anything go missing completely but certainly had things not present in the box and had to chase it up. but they always sort it out… Read Full Review

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“Ordered 3 items, two arrived, one broken and the other...”

Written on: 22/06/2015 by RyannHalsey (1 review written)

Ordered 3 items, two arrived, one broken and the other not as described, returned the items, 10 emails and 2 phone calls later - no response, £125 out of pocket!… Read Full Review

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“High risk of losing your money”

Written on: 19/06/2015 by 209Henderson (1 review written)

I ordered and paid for a lens and light meters. Light meters arrived broken down and lens has never been shipped even. No refund made, just promises until he went quite totally. I must admit I found some positive feedback on this store but it was from long time ago. Over the recent few years I have found only complaints - my bad I should have researched before I paid. Based on my research there is some probability you will get what you ordered but it's very low. Most probably this guy will not… Read Full Review

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“Does not ship the goods”

Written on: 13/04/2015

I give up on this seller. I ordered at least 6 or 7 times from this seller over a period of three years, from three different locations in France (Paris and outside Paris). I received the first two orders, to my satisfaction(yes, you should not necesseraly believe the descriptions, but photos are OK). However I never received the last 3 or 4 orders. No tracking number, not confirmation of expedition, nothing. And this is not a problem with the mail. The good side is that I have been reimbursed… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great value, excellent range”

Written on: 12/04/2015 by 335Wells (1 review written)

I have been buying from Rocky for several years - he has operated from a market stall in my local town, and it has been very useful to be able to talk to him about what he has coming up. I have bought 4 camera bodies and several lenses, all of them in good condition, apart from one which he promptly replaced. You need to know what you are looking for, and to be able to relate price to condition. I would never buy used camera equipment without having a good look first or at least talking in… Read Full Review

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★★★★★

“Great value and very fast delivery”

Written on: 31/03/2015 by KarenLRPhoto (1 review written)

I've been an avid photographer all my life and have come to regret disposing of some of my early cameras. I decided recently I wanted to collect "my life in cameras" to display in my studio and came upon Rocky Cameras whilst doing an online search for a Zenit E. I was blown away by the great prices but concerned about the poor reviews I also found online, but in the end I decided to take a chance on the basis the cameras I was ordering (the Zenit E and a Lubitel 2 TLR camera) were to be display… Read Full Review

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Bearshit's Response to KarenLRPhoto's Review

Written on: 30/07/2015

Isn't it interesting that the positive comments both start "I've been" and "I have been"?

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Bearshit's Response to KarenLRPhoto's Review

Written on: 30/07/2015

Isn't it interesting that the positive comments both start "I've been" and "I have been"?

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