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Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
Ok, you got me! Rambling incoherence and...

Ok, you got me!

Rambling incoherence and circular arguments: 1
Logic and thoughtfulness: 0
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
Time to rip that fig leaf off once and for all --...

Time to rip that fig leaf off once and for all --

As you just wrote those serial numbers can be tracked. Thus any stolen units will be tagged as stolen in the system so Denon can identify them...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
No, but you sound like you are. The...

No, but you sound like you are.



The same way we know that any other item sold by any retailer is not stolen.

Did you buy every single item that you own from an "authorized" dealer?
Of...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
> unauthorized to sell a product, are also...

> unauthorized to sell a product, are also unwilling to service a product, as documented already in this thread.

And how would an authorized dealer have "serviced" the product?
They would have...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
It is the OPPOSITE of that. A good dealer adds...

It is the OPPOSITE of that. A good dealer adds value by providing service that earns that price premium. Denon's policy just protects bad dealers - letting them do nothing more than any other...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-03-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
> and how do you know the details of this? ...

> and how do you know the details of this?

Because it is the rep's job to know their customers.

> My point is the merchandise could have come from anywhere....stolen comes to mind

That's a...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-02-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,976
Posted By JerryW
Guidelines like not off-loading their inventory...

Guidelines like not off-loading their inventory to grey-market resellers?

Your argument is self-contradictory.

There is absolutely no doubt that Denon is the bad actor in this story. Their...
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   05-20-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,566
Posted By JerryW
FWIW, Crutchfield has a reputation for sterling...

FWIW, Crutchfield has a reputation for sterling quality. Their market has always been people who are willing to pay more, sometimes a LOT more for above and beyond service. They've probably been...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-10-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By JerryW
> I'm not sure whether to be mad at Google or...

> I'm not sure whether to be mad at Google or Sony or both.

The blame belongs 100% on Sony. They sold us the product. They chose not to update the software. If Google changed youtube's API so...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 427,674
Posted By JerryW
I have an NX720 and my guide stopped working at...

I have an NX720 and my guide stopped working at about the same time too.
I just finished updating to the latest firmware but that did not fix it.

Looks like it is official - the big FU from Sony:...
Forum: Great Found Deals   04-18-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By JerryW
FWIW, the price history at camelcamelcamel.com...

FWIW, the price history at camelcamelcamel.com shows that it has been $30 since december except for that bump up last week right before the sale. Looks like you got unlucky.
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By JerryW
That domain didn't exist 3 months ago and it...

That domain didn't exist 3 months ago and it seems like the website is about a month old itself.
Your account is also about a month old too.
This is the second time you've posted a link to them....
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-26-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,223
Posted By JerryW
I wouldn't go near that website. It didn't exist...

I wouldn't go near that website. It didn't exist 3 months ago.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By JerryW
It may well have been stolen goods.

It may well have been stolen goods.
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-14-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By JerryW
As qz said, it comes down to quality of...

As qz said, it comes down to quality of management. Since the turn of the century buybacks have become more and more about extracting cash from the company and giving it to shareholders instead of...
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-13-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,291
Posted By JerryW
It's more like terrible management. They were...

It's more like terrible management. They were profitable for 11 of the last 15 years, but they blew over $3B on stock buybacks. That's $3B they could have used to reinvent their business to be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-13-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,134
Posted By JerryW
Buy from an unauthorized dealer and then purchase...

Buy from an unauthorized dealer and then purchase a warranty from SquareTrade.

Grey market units are no different from 'legit' units. The only reason a grey market even exists is because the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   01-05-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By JerryW
It is a "secret" policy to refund price...

It is a "secret" policy to refund price differences within 7 days of delivery.

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-get-a-price-match-from-amazon-2013-12
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   11-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By JerryW
Amazon: Sharp LC-80LE650U 80-inch $2300 shipped

Sharp LC-80LE650U 80-inch Aquos HD 1080p 120Hz Smart LED TV (edge-lit)
MSRP $5000

Cheapest previous price seems to be about $2750 in May.
Now $2300 including free shipping.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,059
Posted By JerryW
Merely having a reseller stock your products in a...

Merely having a reseller stock your products in a state does not obligate the manufacturer to collect sales tax on sales through other channels. Absent any other laws, a company must have a physical...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By JerryW
Velodyne Makes a Scene

There is a thread on amazon about Velodyne going off the deep-end (and I don't mean below 16Hz) about a dealer named “20YearsUSAF." They sent the guy letters threatening him with jail written by...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By JerryW
Shows "discontinued" and out of stock for...

Shows "discontinued" and out of stock for me.
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-19-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,583
Posted By JerryW
I grew up working in the family business,...

I grew up working in the family business, including operating the register as a kid and then the back office as a teen. I've been working for myself for nearly 20 years now. I understand how resale...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-18-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,583
Posted By JerryW
That sounds like a non-denial denial. Just so...

That sounds like a non-denial denial.
Just so it's clear.
Did you collect sales tax on the craigslist sale?
And if so, why would you do that?
Because ~6.5% sales tax on $1100 is more than ~6.5%...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,583
Posted By JerryW
It is probably not a good idea to admit to tax...

It is probably not a good idea to admit to tax fraud in public.

That is, unless you paid sales tax when you resold it which wouldn't have been very smart since the tax on $1100 is more than the...
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