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recertified or reburbished

by jinx69 / September 6, 2009 6:47 AM PDT

I am looking around for a portable GPS for the care. Not sure this is the right place to ask this question but here goes. Newegg has a refurbished or recertified I was wonder if you believe this is a good thing to buy. On the site some people said they were very happy with the recertified Garmin nuvi 255. Just want you opinion.
Thank you.

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recertified gps
by dklinder / September 18, 2009 10:50 AM PDT

a recertified is probly tested harder than a new one ,I've always bought them and liked them.Try tiger direct also

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Really wonderful Buys..
by MAZIEDAZIE / September 18, 2009 2:49 PM PDT
In reply to: recertified gps

I bought Christmas 2207 3 Gps for all my kids, they were Garmin's and were refurbished, I bought them on line from a vendor who stated they were "REFURBISHED" but offered the same warranty as a new product. The prices were so reasonable, about half of what a new one would be
at the time, I was a little apprehensive because of this. At first I only ordered 2 but after they arrived in what appeared to be new condition with the original box and internal dirctions, I ordered another, I was so pleased. We have had them now almost 2 years and they all operate wonderfully no complaints here...A True Value Buy..!!

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by Dango517 / September 18, 2009 7:14 PM PDT

75% chance you'll get a good one.

25% chance you'll get a "lemon".

Get a warranty

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refurbished GPS
by rsbrsb2 / September 24, 2009 4:08 AM PDT

I've purchased several refurbished Magellan units over the past five years and never had a problem.

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certified is good than refurbished
by opinionated1opinionated1 / September 29, 2009 3:38 PM PDT

certified is good than refurbished... you can depend on it than having refurbished one

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refurb depends on the company
by jt tabencki / September 30, 2009 4:03 AM PDT


I have picked up a couple of refurb apple macbooks. They sold less than retail and still carry the normal warranty through the normal channels.
Only negative is that it doesn't come in the nice lil box you get from the apple store.


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