Used Gear - Yes or No?

I have been a proponent of buying good quality, pre-owned equipment for quite a long time. Most of the "stuff" I have is used and performs exceptionally well.  I have bought from dealers, on ebay and from local sellers using Craigslist.  I've been lucky and never had an issue.  For some advice, take a look at this recent article:

https://www.lightstalking.com/10-important-tips-purchasing-used-camera/