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#200229 - 03/13/08 04:55 PM Factory outlet - savings worth it?
rick240 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
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Loc: Calgary
Is slight defects found in factory outlet worth accepting for 10% discount to list?

Has anyone ordered factory outlet and then sent it back to re-order full price? If so, why?

Thanks,

Rick


Edited by rick240 (03/13/08 05:02 PM)

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#200230 - 03/13/08 04:57 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: rick240]
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If I had a dollar for every time this question go asked....


Yes, yes, mainly because they wanted a custom color.

To clarify, the defects are generally very, very minor, and do not affect the sound quality. These aren't returns, they're pulls from the production line.


Edited by kcarlile (03/13/08 05:00 PM)
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#200231 - 03/13/08 05:01 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: Ken.C]
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Search tool is nice. ;\)

Not sure I would use the words "product rejection defects", that is a little strong.

Yes, well worth the 10%, you will unlikely not be able to find any small nicks or blemishes.
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#200232 - 03/13/08 05:02 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: Ken.C]
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I have 5 pieces of FO gear. I found a small scratch on the side of one speaker (which I am now hard pressed to locate).
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#200233 - 03/13/08 05:04 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: doormat]
rick240 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
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Loc: Calgary
Definitely sounds worth it.

That's what I was expecting.

sirquack - OP has been softened.

searching...mmmmm....good idea....d'oh

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#200234 - 03/13/08 05:06 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: rick240]
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To bad the search function sucks.
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#200235 - 03/13/08 05:15 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: Wid]
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I have pretty good luck with the search tool, but then again I read the instructions. \:\)
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#200237 - 03/13/08 05:21 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: SirQuack]
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Geez, Randy, what are you thinking--reading the instructions?!? Who does that?
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#200238 - 03/13/08 05:23 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: SirQuack]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

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#200240 - 03/13/08 05:31 PM Re: Factory outlet - savings worth it? [Re: Wid]
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The search tool may not be the greatest but "factory outlet" brings up 4 threads this year:

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