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#121519 - 12/21/05 10:58 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
raz_la Offline
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Registered: 07/07/05
Posts: 39
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland
Like I said, I WILL be ordering from the Factory Outlet without hesitation. I just found it interesting and you know what they say..."Inquiry minds want to know", or something like that.
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#121520 - 12/22/05 09:42 AM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
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Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5256
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
I just want to stress that the Factory Outlet is primarily there to handle minor cosmetic defects and you ARE going to get visible (but generally very small) dings and marks on the products some times. My QS8s did arrive with noticeable marks on them (like someone had pushed a thumbnail hard into one corner), although you couldn't see the marks from more than a couple of feet away.

Just don't want anyone to be disappointed...

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#121521 - 12/22/05 12:39 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
Amie Offline
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Registered: 02/06/02
Posts: 1620
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I hear if you send Amie chocolate, she might sneak your speakers out to you sooner....




Peter is totally making that up! Seriously!

That's Axiom Audio
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ATT: AMIE COLQUHOUN - PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL!!!

{giggles}

BTW, John is right - the speakers have to pass a distance test, meaning from a normal viewing position would you be able to see the flaw. If yes, we part the cabinet out. But you can see it if you are looking for it.

Regarding the discount if you find the blemish, I can suddenly see people scratching up their speakers and calling in for two percent! Shudder!

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#121522 - 12/22/05 12:42 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6215
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Good Point, John. After having my M60s for a couple of weeks, the light fell on one just right, and I noticed a flaw ithat occured in the production of the vinyl itself. There was an identical mark on each one, abeit in a different location. the marks were so slight that no one would ever notice unless they were looking for them, and the light was just right. So, slight flaws CAN be found. However, I think I should emphasize the word "SLIGHT."
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#121523 - 12/22/05 12:43 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6215
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
LOL! She's so SUBTLE! Too funny!
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#121524 - 12/22/05 02:42 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
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Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 2339
Loc: Madisonville, KY
Subtle and funny!

I understand she thin too.

I wonder what all the chocolates will do!

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#121525 - 12/22/05 02:49 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
Posts: 6215
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Wouldn't matter to me. You gotta love a lady with a sense of humor that wonderful?!
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#121526 - 12/22/05 03:18 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
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Registered: 05/16/02
Posts: 1115
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I had the pleasure of meeting Amie for the first time earlier this month. She is an absolute delight to talk to. The one word that consistently comes to mind when I think of her is "CLASS".
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#121527 - 12/23/05 05:27 PM Re: Factory Outlet lead time
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Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
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The one word that consistently comes to mind when I think of her is "CLASS".


Which class, math, english, biology?
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