I've purchased refurbs from Accessories for Less and have been happy with the product. Wouldn't worry about it.
That said, I do agree that the Boston's are fine speakers, but you might be able to find a something better for the money. The retail savings listed on the site is sometimes a little generous.
Those RBH speakers look like a great deal. Try to stay away from the HTIB.
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