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post #4201 of 4212 Old 07-28-2014, 01:41 AM
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t. Does this look normal or is it a little worse than that?
Normal for this set. Either deal with it or take it back.
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Hey guys just I just wanted to see if anyone had taken advantage of Sony's current deal on a refurbished one for $1169 plus tax and free shipping. Are these going to be the panels everyone here returned only to have Sony reset and reship as meeting their minimum requirements? It comes with a 90 day warranty but wanted to see if anyone had dealt with them directly (as well as their extended warranty service) and how helpful they were if an issue did arise. Really wanting to justify getting a 4k but I just don't know if the 1K price bump is worth it with the current lack of content. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
Buy something reasonable now like this W850a set at low price. The rather high priced 4K sets may improve possibility with a larger screen including lower pricing. Their is not that much 4k programming from what I read. I do remember that Netflix was going to offer a similar 4K service, but I have no idea how many movies would that involve. That may start out very slow and increase over time.
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Normal for this set. Either deal with it or take it back.
Guess I will be dealing with it. Thanks for the reply.
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Refurbished sony 65 inch 3D TV - 65W850a for only $1169.99 with my EPP it is $1,116.17

http://store.sony.com/refurbished-65...ecently_viewed

POOP -I just purchased a new one from frys for $1599. Was $1710.93 after taxes. Wonder if I should return this and re buy it here? What's the deal with refurbished TVs? Wonder if frys would price match it? Thats almost a $600 savings... but im really happy with my TV and would hate to get a crappier screen as mine seems great. Guess i should go to frys and see if they can do anything for me? But i have a feeling that they will not since this one is a refurbished vs a new tv which i got from frys...

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Refurbished sony 65 inch 3D TV - 65W850a for only $1169.99 with my EPP it is $1,116.17

since this one is a refurbished
Likely nothing is done to the TV. I think most of these are customer return units but of course could have some repair done.
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Refurbished sony 65 inch 3D TV - 65W850a for only $1169.99 with my EPP it is $1,116.17

http://store.sony.com/refurbished-65...ecently_viewed

POOP -I just purchased a new one from frys for $1599. Was $1710.93 after taxes. Wonder if I should return this and re buy it here? What's the deal with refurbished TVs? Wonder if frys would price match it? Thats almost a $600 savings... but im really happy with my TV and would hate to get a crappier screen as mine seems great. Guess i should go to frys and see if they can do anything for me? But i have a feeling that they will not since this one is a refurbished vs a new tv which i got from frys...
How come I don't see the tv anywhere on that page
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Just wanted to say thanks WS for the settings.
The TV looks fab
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Looks like the deal is dead.
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A BIG thanks to Whitesands for his settings and screenshots.
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Refurbished sony 65 inch 3D TV - 65W850a for only $1169.99 with my EPP it is $1,116.17

http://store.sony.com/refurbished-65...ecently_viewed

POOP -I just purchased a new one from frys for $1599. Was $1710.93 after taxes. Wonder if I should return this and re buy it here? What's the deal with refurbished TVs? Wonder if frys would price match it? Thats almost a $600 savings... but im really happy with my TV and would hate to get a crappier screen as mine seems great. Guess i should go to frys and see if they can do anything for me? But i have a feeling that they will not since this one is a refurbished vs a new tv which i got from frys...


Besides, a brand new one for a couple hundred bucks more is def better
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Refurbished sony 65 inch 3D TV - 65W850a for only $1169.99 with my EPP it is $1,116.17

http://store.sony.com/refurbished-65...ecently_viewed

POOP -I just purchased a new one from frys for $1599. Was $1710.93 after taxes. Wonder if I should return this and re buy it here? What's the deal with refurbished TVs? Wonder if frys would price match it? Thats almost a $600 savings... but im really happy with my TV and would hate to get a crappier screen as mine seems great. Guess i should go to frys and see if they can do anything for me? But i have a feeling that they will not since this one is a refurbished vs a new tv which i got from frys...
You could always ask Fry's for the pricematch, but they may say this is refurbished which is clearly not the same as new! Also, the deal is gone now, so the point is moot. Maybe that's a good thing!

If you really like the one you have, don't putz with it! You'll start the endless cycle of comparing and regret
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Here is a early season screen shot that I have never posted. I'm not sure why the white on-indicator don't show. I may been experimenting with my camera and the screen set to Vivid.

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