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Old 11-25-2008, 04:14 PM   #1
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Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

Some good deals to check out:

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Old 11-25-2008, 04:39 PM   #2
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

Got a link to Best Buy's Black Friday circular:
Best Buy - Weekly Ad Specials

They have a few decent prices for 720p HDTVs...
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Old 11-25-2008, 05:45 PM   #3
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

Man, I am thinking about it bad. I have a 42 inch in my LR and am thinking of looking at a 58 inch. I guess within the next two to three weeks will be the sweetest time to buy.
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Old 11-25-2008, 09:44 PM   #4
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

I've got a 37" Panasonic plasma in my living room right now, but I've got my eye on upgrading to a 46". This is definitely the time to do it.
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Old 11-26-2008, 10:26 AM   #5
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

that's funny. a guy i work with swears by them. and they are also building one right down the road, near all the outlets
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:40 AM   #6
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

I bought my last 2 TVs from Best Buy (6 and 5 years ago, so both are CRTs), but did buy the extended warranties, and both paid off. My 32 inch was pretty much rebuilt on the inside right before the warranty expired (needed a new system board).

However, I did have a problem with their outsourced delivery vendor for their appliances...so I won't buy appliances from them anymore.

But to each their own. Smaller stuff I wouldn't hesitate to go, but larger ticket items I'd do some research.
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Old 11-26-2008, 12:15 PM   #7
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I wouldn't buy a peice of bubble gum from Best Buy. Their customer service (or lack of customer service) stops the minute the item is out the door. Unless you buy their extended coverage then they might help if you have a problem. So in another words you have to pay for them to stand behind any product they sell.
That's pretty much how things work, why would they help you if they don't have a vested interest?
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That's pretty much how things work, why would they help you if they don't have a vested interest?
That don't mean they can sell you a DOA product and then treat you like a criminal. My boy bought a big screen TV from them, put it in the back of his truck and when he got home with it the front panel glass was broken. When he returned it the return clerk had the audacity to say "how do we know you didn't break it?"

Except for maybe little things you need ASAP BestBuy is trash and as it turns out the competition is trashier around here, especially Fry's. Thankfully Amazon is here...point, click, you're done!
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

It was Best Buy, or a local repair shop that was contracted by Best Buy to do my service, not Sony. But like I said, I did get the extended warranty on the TVs...
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

i gotta agree with you firstdown, best buy sux. my inlaws had some major issues with best buy.
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

All my big electronic purchases are through Crutchfield, best damn customer service ever and most knowledgable.
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Old 12-02-2008, 10:52 AM   #12
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Re: Anyone in the market for a new HDTV?

I try to deal with costco every chance I get. Prices are sometimes stellar but almost always better than fair. They automatically extended the Vizio manufacturers warranty for an additional year when I bought my TV as well. Not only that but I can get a TV, a lawnmower, and get filet mignon for 8.49/lb.
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