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  1. #1 buying a used Monstro still under warranty. 
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    Would you consider about 650 hours on a Monstro a lot? I wanted a full frame sensor and got one for about $32K under warranty. I have a Red Gemini that I am debating on keeping or selling.
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    650 is pretty low. I've seen cameras with a few thousand hours out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil Holland View Post
    650 is pretty low. I've seen cameras with a few thousand hours out there.
    Thanks Phil. Think I got a good price on it?
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    I actually picked up a different Monster with 20 hours on it and 2 year factory warranty for about the same price.
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    Why is everyone so worried about hours?
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    Actually.. I think the longer the hours the better, so you don't need to be the crash test pilot. My S-W was showing critical errors at around +/-300hours, a board was replaced under warranty and now 2 years later it's still going strong at 2450+ hours and counting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Audy Erel View Post
    Actually.. I think the longer the hours the better, so you don't need to be the crash test pilot. My S-W was showing critical errors at around +/-300hours, a board was replaced under warranty and now 2 years later it's still going strong at 2450+ hours and counting.
    That's my feeling. Everyone wants a camera with 0 hours... I'm like, "How the hell do you know if it works?" Just don't get it.
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    If waranty is still valid and it works I kind of consider it better than new. Had my monstro since it came put and have way more hours than that on it. Never had a problem with it. If it works it usually continue to do so.
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    Perhaps I am mistaken but isn’t the red warranty non-transferable?
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