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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-26-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
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, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By JerryW
It may well have been stolen goods.

It may well have been stolen goods.
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-14-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
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, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
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, 05:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,759
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, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
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, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
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, 06:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,450
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
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, 06:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,367
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   08-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,367
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, 01:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,367
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...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-15-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By JerryW
That is a great price. There is no free way...

That is a great price.

There is no free way to unlock it from AT&T.
But you can use it with AT&T MVNO's like H2O Wireless without any special procedures.
H2O Wireless is much cheaper than AT&T,...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By JerryW
You can probably resell the egift card for at...

You can probably resell the egift card for at least half the face value, probably a lot more.

Do a search for "sell dell egift card" - never done it myself, but I hear about people buying them on...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By JerryW
Now down to $299.00 at walmart. Seiki must be...

Now down to $299.00 at walmart. Seiki must be about to start shipping a new model.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Seiki-Digital-SE39UY04-39-4K-UHD-2160p-120Hz-LED-HDTV/33490005
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-28-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By JerryW
There is no such thing as too bright. Well,...

There is no such thing as too bright. Well, maybe somewhere up around 5,000 fL might be a problem.

Consider this - the outdoors on a sunny day is 10,000-30,000 fL (...
Forum: Great Found Deals   06-28-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By JerryW
Down to $349.00 at Wal-Mart. You'll pay tax,...

Down to $349.00 at Wal-Mart.
You'll pay tax, but you can order for store-pickup and pay no shipping.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Seiki-Digital-SE39UY04-39-4K-UHD-2160p-120Hz-LED-HDTV/33490005
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-26-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,317
Posted By JerryW
Note that it is YUV420 - that's OK for bluray...

Note that it is YUV420 - that's OK for bluray video which is encoded at 4:2:0 already.
But it is definitely not OK for text which won't look right for anything less than 4:4:4 and it will reduce the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   06-15-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,114
Posted By JerryW
There is a ton of discussion about tax on coupons...

There is a ton of discussion about tax on coupons and rebates out there. It varies by state and it can also vary by the form of the discount. Although products that are "on sale" are pretty much...
Forum: Great Found Deals   05-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By JerryW
Based on your description it sounds like your...

Based on your description it sounds like your PS3 is mixing the audio down to 2-channel stereo and then your receiver is up-mixing it to 7.1 with something like Dolby Pro-logic II or DTS NEO.

I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   05-07-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 834
Posted By JerryW
Buydig has the XBR65X850A for $2799 with free...

Buydig has the XBR65X850A for $2799 with free shipping.
Amazon's current price is $3288.

>> At first the price is listed at $3298, the discounted price does NOT show up until the very last step...
Forum: Great Found Deals   04-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By JerryW
They are legit, been around for at least a...

They are legit, been around for at least a decade.
Forum: Great Found Deals   04-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By JerryW
dead I'm curious where you found this deal....

dead

I'm curious where you found this deal. The amazon affiliate tag on that link is "best-plasma-tvs-20" which I am having difficulty finding anywhere else with google.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-17-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By JerryW
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by frankcocoz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1527823/buyers-beware-beware-beware#post_24618484)

nah man. just really wanted...
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