Here's the break down:
1) I can get an open box (two days old) 64 inch F8500 for $2200. No damage or anything, like new. In the retailers system notes, was returned only because he discovered it wouldn't fit, so the original buyer got a 60" instead. So no problems.
2) I get a 65ZT60 for $3000. New.
3) I get a 65VT60 for $2500.
I rent an apartment, so I don't exactly have perfect control over lighting, but I can get curtains up. In short, I don't have a massive custom built theatre with perfect lighting, lol. But I do the best I can.
Best decision? What would you do? It's a tough one...
Panasonic 65" ZT60
Anthem MRX 720
Sierra Ascend Towers w/RAAL, Sierra 2 Center, HTM-200SE surrounds
SVS PC-13 Ultra subwoofer