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I've seen very few of these comparisons, and even the ones I've seen have been comparing deals involving differently sized TV's.

Long story short, I had a hookup for a 55" ST60 for $800 plus tax/delivery from a friend, and now his chain has decided to not to stock ST's this year. I think the best I can do to match that is going to be around $950 for something comparable with the 55st60

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There is a used 55vt50 available that I can get for 900 plus tax/delivery that is described as "pristine condition" all around, except for an L shaped scratch measuring about a quarter of an inch made up of three little pinprick type dots in the lower left part of the screen (within the black bars for 2:35 films, which will be the main function of this TV). If it's visible at all, it will bother the hell out of me, and there's a strong possibility it'd be visible in a dark room.

So I can't decide what to do frown.gif Anyone have any advice?
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I don't like buying used. Plus the ST60 is a hair better anyway. I would go with the ST60. Unless you're a hardcore gamer and input lag bothers you.
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What if it were between a 50st60 and 55vt50? I've finally seen pictures of the scratches (the TV is 75 miles away, so I can't see it in person).

PQ is my absolute priority. It's a smaller room, so the size difference isn't too killer, and if I'm super bothered, I have a 58v10 in the next room, ha. I think I can get the 50st60 for 900 plus tax with delivery included
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I have a hard time recommending a used set. Even if it's still under warranty I'm not sure if it's transferable (I don't think that it is, you might want to check on that).

Just a straight comparison of the two, I would go with the larger VT50. Whether you want to buy used is up to you.
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