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Would you buy a re-furb?

I came across a site that offers NAD factory refurbs with a one-year mftr's warranty. BAsically 30% off of list.

Would you go for it? Seems like a no-brainer to me, but I'm not an expert (yet).

Any input is greatly appreciated.

Chris

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Re: Would you buy a re-furb?

In the past I have purchaced a number of "B" stocks and as long as they are offering a good warranty I'd go for it. They are as good as new, excepting the possibility of some minor cosmentic damage. Maybe even better since the repair was done by a human who probably double checked their work.

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Re: Would you buy a re-furb?

Thanks for the response. FYI it's a NAD C372 that I can grab.

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Re: Would you buy a re-furb?

Hi, Reeks, welcome!

I'm with MrLowry, the units are probably less problem prone than a random new unit.

Just make sure the warranty is the actual manufacturer's warranty and not a "store warranty."

If the warranty is real, I'd say, "Buy buy buy!"

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I've had pretty great luck with b stock myself - if the warranty is legit and the dealer is reputable - go for it!

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Re: Would you buy a re-furb?

Would you mind sharing the site with us? I am starting to look for a new integrated and am interested in NAD as well.

Thanks

Dave

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Re: Would you buy a re-furb?

If it is, in fact, a manufacturer's warrantee, do it. Do you have any return privileges it, when you get the product and audition it you're not satisfied?

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Would you mind sharing the site with us? I am starting to look for a new integrated and am interested in NAD as well.

Thanks

Dave

Dave, I'm not sure where the OP was referring to, but from talking to NAD I believe there's only a few retailers selling their refurbs. I've dealt with a store called Spearit Sound in MA. It's a retail store that ships out many, but not all their items. From my one experience with them they were very helpful over the phone. The NAD refurbs they sell have a 1 year manufacturer warranty.The store has a 7 day return policy,which seems tight for mail, but it's from the time you receive it to the time you call them for the RA number, so it's a full seven days. I had to return an item once and they were just as good, promptly crediting my account and sending me the receipt. I wouldn't hesitate to buy from them again.

http://www.spearitsound.com/specials.htm

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Spearit audio. spearitaudio.com

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