I got a floor model 65638 for $800 after tax at Paul's TV today. I want the warranty for this but the Warrantech company they offer for a 5-year replacement plan doesn't instill any confidence whatsoever:http://www.*******************.com/h...arrantech.html
(from plasma tv buying guide.com, don't know why they're banned)
While I am in need of some peace of mind after buying a floor model, I don't know if a warranty is going to give me that... First I'll have to pay multiple hundreds for the plan, and then I MAY have to pay additional fees if/when the warranty services are required, but how would I know how much those could wind up being?
As someone who doesn't like buying warranties, would I be safer off settling on an HD66 teamed with a 3D-XL instead? Or would buying a truly new Mitsu be more advisable?
Another thing: they originally tried to sell me a Monster power strip (says AV700 on initial receipt) for $80, claiming it was worth $100 or $130 or something on Amazon. I checked the site just now and I can't find the exact match- but I think it's #2 here, which is priced at $19, regular $59
And prior to purchase, I was requesting they hold the TV overnight with a down payment of about half the purchase price. The woman supervisor told me in this holier-than-thou tone that she knew and I was completely clueless to how significant this deal was. She said, "I know, you don't. This is priced to move. New models are coming out and Mitsubishi is absorbing a lot of the losses for this new program to quickly get rid of last year's floor models. So we are serious about selling it." Should I have told her about the deals I was seeing for BRAND NEW 60638's that came with free 3D starter kits ($400 value) for less than the price of this floor model 65638 bare?