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The Deals DISCUSSION Thread (READ THE FIRST POST!!!)

  1. antdroid
    I put in for an order. Not the end of the world if it gets canceled. I just wanted to get one to mod and mess around with. It's been years since I owned a grado too.
     
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  2. KG Jag
    ^^^ Interesting that the picture is of the newer (and more balanced) "e" version.
     
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  3. willywill
    Free streaming over at SiriusXM
    player.siriusxm.com/home
     
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  4. antdroid
    Well, I'll take whatever they give me. :)

    Or if not, I'll cancel or return since its sold by Amazon.
     
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  5. r2muchstuff

    "Usually ships within 1 to 2 months.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available."

    I placed an order for one ... who knows what, when or if. Will be my new You Tube listening set, if it arrives.
     
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  6. phthora
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  7. alpha421
    FYI: I purchased a new DAP from joybuy and received it defective. I followed their procedure to open a return and it was denied because they wanted a video proof, which is reasonable. So, after uploading the video proof, they replied and suggested that I should get it fixed locally - What! It's one of those damn wheel navigation mechanism. I had to open a PayPal claim to return and shipping back to joybuy (HK) isn't cheap. That's my experience and hopefully it is in the minority of things.
     
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  8. Lurk650
    I've been tempted to get the ZX300 since it's so cheap And apparently legit but issues like yours keep me from doing so.
     
  9. Dsnuts Contributor
    I bought my Sony ZX300A from Joy buy. Sonys being legit their QC is tops. So the likely hood something will happen to your player is not likely. I am not the only person who got one from them either. For the other players will lesser QC I would pass however.
     
  10. Ggroch
    I am usually not a fan of comments on this thread about vendor reputation because too often they reference an individual experience (ie...I got a defective one) and then generalize it (ie...so everything they sell is defective and no one should ever buy from them).

    But I appreciate alpha 421's input because it clearly points out possible issues with overseas vendors without generalizing. From what I can tell Joy Buy is legitimate....but similar to buying from Ali-express, if you have initial issues you will probably get hit with return shipping charges a bit of a hassle, and a good wait. Similarly, though the product may be legit, it probably does not have a USA warranty.

    Knowing that, we can each make our own decisions on the risk/benefit of dealing with Joy Buy. Thanks alpha421 and Dsnuts
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2018
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  11. Slater
    I bought a Yugo once. The generalizations were accurate!
     
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  12. Ggroch
    Ipso Facto: All Generalizations are accurate :)
     
  13. Lurk650
    Yes, my worry was more on warranty from Sony and dealing with overseas return should need be. That's why I don't deal with AliExpress much anymore.
     
  14. trellus
  15. groucho69
    Generally yes. My own experience with JB was 0 stars.
     

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