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post #1 of 4 Old 05-05-2012, 12:14 PM - Thread Starter
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Need some advice, found an open box 65vt30 at BB. I can get it for around $2000 with 36 mos financing which is why im considering. They say its a customer return ,not display item. Im gonna check how many hours are on it. If there are no defects i can see and i still have 30 days to return, would you do it? How many hours on the tv would be a deal breaker for you?
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Would I buy it? No, but I don't buy floor models. Check the hours, but also look at it very carefully to make sure there is no burn-in, dead pixels, etc. My concern would be if somebody returned it for a reason, ie, a defect. Also make sure it comes with all included equipment (remote, Wifi adapter, etc). Since it's being replaced by the VT50, you also may be able to get a great deal on a new VT30. Check around, locally and online.
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Could be green blobs/pink edges or loud buzzing also to look for as defects.
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For what it's worth. The TV is still backed by the full manufacturers warranty and the same return policy as a new set. As long as everything mentioned above looks good, it will be just like a new TV. I don't think there are any better values out there!

Though I am an employee of Magnolia Home Theater, the views and opinions I express on this forum are those of my own and not my employer.
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