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Hey,
I was browsing through this forum, and came upon a site called LaserPenShop.com
I found a pretty good deal (specifically, this one 200mw 405nm Blue Violet Purple Laser Pointer Pen with Five Heads), and I wanted to know if it was legitimate or not. I've searched the forums and online, and haven't found anything that makes them seem bad, but since this forum seems to be a good authority on lasers, I'd like to ask your opinion.
Is this site trusted? If not, why?

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Old 12-10-2011, 03:38 AM #2
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Nope, they have absolutely no reputation here. Go elsewhere.

EDIT: I'm intrigued (in the sense that I'm "curious") about this:
http://www.laserpenshop.com/High-Pow...s/lgr135s.html

They're probably full of crap, but what caught my attention is that it's titled:
"1000mw 1W Waterproof Adjustable Focus Green Laser Pointer Flashlight"

Yet they later say:
"The real ouput power of this waterproof laser pointer is 800-950mw."
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"We always want to make sure you get each mw output you pay for."

That doesn't guarantee anything, but it does suggest that they're at least conscious of the fact that whatever they're reselling cannot be taken for face value. I've *stupidly* rolled dice on high powered "cheap greens" twice. The first was from DHGate, and it ended in disappointment. The second, was with that first 300mW FireDragon from DD that spawned a really good resource of affordable 300mW+ greens.

I'm considering rolling the dice a third time. Best two out of three?
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Nope, they have absolutely no reputation here.

Go elsewhere.
Actually they do have a history here...

Specifically a history of blatant lies.

http://laserpointerforums.com/f52/10...rue-66447.html
http://laserpointerforums.com/f52/re...com-66446.html

I do agree 100% with the recommendation to go elsewhere though.
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Actually they do have a history here...

Specifically a history of blatant lies.

http://laserpointerforums.com/f52/10...rue-66447.html
http://laserpointerforums.com/f52/re...com-66446.html

I do agree 100% with the recommendation to go elsewhere though.
good find I was looking for those, I thought I remembered something about them.
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It strikes me that although they spammed us, nobody seems to have purchased and LPM'd their lasers yet.

It's a huge gigantic risk, but I thought REALLY poorly of DinoDirect before taking a chance on that first 300mW 532. It was right after their new-years shenanigans, and I don't think most people were willing to trust them with $3, let along $150 for that first FireDragon I ordered.

This is sketch sauce for sure, but I'm weirdly curious.
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I'm considering rolling the dice a third time. Best two out of three?
It's your funeral.

Uhm money I mean
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Wow, thanks for all the fast replies!
Since I'm on this topic, and looking for a strong violet laser, the thread underneath this one (http://laserpointerforums.com/f38/ne...ser-69532.html) was posted by a member who got three lasers from bestofferbuy.com, and I looked at this laser of theirs
Slim 200mW Blue Laser Flashlight (2 x CR2) [E54234] : Electronic Gadgets, Home Gifts & Unusual Novelty Gifts - BestOfferBuy

Does anyone know anything about this site?
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Wow, thanks for all the fast replies!
Since I'm on this topic, and looking for a strong violet laser, the thread underneath this one (http://laserpointerforums.com/f38/ne...ser-69532.html) was posted by a member who got three lasers from bestofferbuy.com, and I looked at this laser of theirs
Slim 200mW Blue Laser Flashlight (2 x CR2) [E54234] : Electronic Gadgets, Home Gifts & Unusual Novelty Gifts - BestOfferBuy

Does anyone know anything about this site?
Thanks again!
If you're interested in a strong violet, take a look at these:
http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/fs...0mw-69548.html
You need good laser safety glasses.
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If you're interested in a strong violet, take a look at these:
http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/fs...0mw-69548.html
You need good laser safety glasses.
As incredible and appreciated as that is, I'm looking for less powerful and less expensive.
Lasers aren't my hobby... yet

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They are Trustfull, but sucks! I have the "Boss" friend on Facebook.

Go with Lazerer, LasersMan, O-like & Jetlasers
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They are Trustfull, but sucks! I have the "Boss" friend on Facebook.

Go with Lazerer, LasersMan, O-like & Jetlasers
What the heck is with people using this "trustful" word all of a sudden.

It's a really f-ing stupid thing to say, because "trustful" means you have a pre-disposition to trust other people, it does not mean you are trustworthy yourself.

Lazerer is calling themselves "trustful". What they're saying is "we generally trust other people". That's great of course, but I'm pretty sure that's not what they really want to convey. Every time I read that, I laugh my arse off.
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Why not buy one from someone here and get a real laser?
Even the used stuff has been lpm'ed alot of the time.

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