If people are visiting this thread or comparison reasons when evaluating "Replacement Offers" be sure to read the post on SlickDeals.
My own experience;
Broken KF-50WE610 bought in October of 2003.
It's plagued with a large area of blue dots, large blue blobs in the corners, and inside 'smudges' that go across the screen.
More importantly, it's got significant melting/warping of the lamp door and inside the lamp...