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post #1 of 6 Old 05-27-2012, 05:40 PM - Thread Starter
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Seller called barkingspider1 has a few 65vt50's for sale. His ratings are perfect and his sell history is full of AV products and glowing reviews. My questions are : would you do it? is the manufacturers warranty valid? He says it s brand new, factory sealed, etc.

As a side note : got a def tech pro cinema 800, and onkyo tx-nr818 for my sound and looking to get a 65vt50. This is my first foray into home theater stuff. Does this setup seem okay?
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I would only buy from a seller with a great return policy and long history.
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Yea - 30 day return policy (including shipping). He has a history since '99. I can't find anything wrong with his Ebay history at all.

I'm more worried about the warranty.
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Manufacturers cannot deny a warranty even when they claim they can.

Panasonic doesn't even run the ridiculous game of claiming they can circumvent federal law by whim and deny you a warranty.

Get a receipt on a sealed-box product and you have a warranty. Also, if you're a Costco member, your $99 insurance policy of a SquareTrade warranty is not a terrible idea. (I believe even non-members can buy from there for not much more on Costco.com but you'd have to verify that yourself.)

There is no difference in HDMI cables. If you can see the picture without visible dropouts or sparklies, the cable is working at 100%. No other cable will display a better version of that picture. You're simply wrong if you think there is a better digital cable than one that is already working.
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Try Mack warranties as well. I got a Samsung 3d tv off ebay a couple years ago. Warranty was like $69 for $1500 of coverage.
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Why not ask the seller about the warranty?
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