Originally Posted by JKnievel
First time post, long-time reader of this thread. Thanks to everyone for all the useful information.
I pulled the trigger on the 50PZ85U last week through Big River and it's being delivered tomorrow afternoon. Tonight, I suspect, will be like trying to fall asleep when I was a kid on Christmas eve.
My question is probably off topic, but if anybody would know the answer you folks would: Big River delivers "white glove service", so the least I'm going to get is having it brought up to my 2nd floor apartment and unpacked. In that situation, do you tip the delivery guys?
Once I get it set up, I'll post pictures.
Thanks again everyone- without resources such as AVS, I'd be reliant on BB or CC salespeople, which would put me at disadvantage IMHO.
Yes...I didn't get much sleep the night before as well
I spent the night putting together my Init stand (will hold a 63" DLP) and moving my old 36" Sony CRT to the side (it's still in the LR, covered with a sheet).
I purchased straight from Amazon.com and their CEVA guy delivered it. It was "white glove" as well. Just so you know, only (1) guy pulls it off the truck and brings it into your abode. My wife told me to hurry, as the guy was taking it off the truck...I didn't hurry, as I thought there would be (2) guys to carry it up to my porch and bring it inside my house. The one guy schlepped it in himself and my wife chastised me later, saying that I was lucky that the guy didn't drop or damage the TV
He pulled the stand out and put it together...I helped him to lift the TV (the box comes off of most of the TV, so very little lifting), place it on the stand and then place it on the Init stand. He then attached the power cord and switched it on. He was early, prompt, and courteous. I think I tipped him somwhere between $10-$20. It was a painless and pleasureable experience. The anticipation was the hard part