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Old 02-25-2005, 01:59 AM   #1
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What do ya think of em? Good, Bad? Gimme some feedback.

I'm thinking of getting this:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...754081129&rd=1
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just be sure to thoroughly inspect and test the unit within the 90 day period. i have gotten a lot of stuff refurbished. the only failure i have had so far is with a cd burner that lasted just over a year.
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Personally i don't like Home Theater in a Box. But you can't really do much better then that for $140
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jason i dont either, but buying a receiver and custom speaks arent in my price range right now. and that give me optical input and component in and out. so i think thats my best bet. id like to hear it though... best buy carries it for 250 i may have to run down and hope they have it there just to hear it.
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i have to agree with jason but if its all u can afford then go for it it will do the job just dont expect alot.
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I buy refurbished all the time, mostly through hp. I've never had a sour deal yet. Think of it as brand new, with no warranty.
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My Reciever, CD player and 1st PS2 were all used.

I had to buy a new PS2, it wasn't even fixable anymore. I bought my Palm Vx for $25 (used to go for over 300 new) My subs in my car are used. Quality products shouldn't need to be worried about used or new.

Camera salesman told me a few years ago for them refurbs are almost a non issue, any defects they may have had, have ben cleared up at the factory.
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Go for it! There'* always a gamble b/c you generally have a shorter warranty, but most of the time the lower cost up front is worth it. I have bought so much "gently used" stuff (most from eBay of course) that it'* not even funny, and with a few exceptions I've been overwhelmingly successful in receiving quality products.
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i guess there will always be a little chance, but for 100 dollars off you cant ask for much more. well im gonna shoot down to best buy to check it out today.
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Let'* not confuse 'used' with refurbished. There'* a big difference.
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