Originally Posted by hondo164
I pulled the trigger and just ordered the 65HM167 via 1Call. With 5 YEAR ( ACTUALLY 4 YEAR - COVERED FROM DELIVERY DATE) warranty that includes one bulb replacement the whole deal came to about 2K.
An update. I just got my call from One Call. Since I used their credit card they asked if I wanted to do 12 month no interest or 2% off with 90 day I think.
I guess this shipping is curb side even though 2 years ago they moved it to the front door. They said any further by the delivery guy would all be on him if it got damaged moving it further. Then you have 72 hours to uncrate and unbox to examine for any shipping damage to report to them.
One thing that bugs me is that if the tv does have a defect or problem not related to shipping you basically have to cover it by the warranty, they won't replace it, which is understandable with the logistics of the size of these things.
I'm worried since the first 65hm167 I got from CC had an obvious spot behind the screen it could happen again. Though, if it's only that I guess that could easily be repaired by opening it up, but if the tv loses a bulb or just doesn't want to work I wouldn't want to be stuck with a dead tv for a while and months of repair or wait from a backorder. Suddenly paying a couple hundred more locally seems better.
Otherwise I was told it would ship tomorrow and once I get tracking I'll get information on who to call to setup the delivery.