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Why buy a extended warenty?

Many people think that spending another $100 for a warenty is just a wast of money.... Till they need it. TV's these days do not last,and have several problems within the first 2-5years.Parts are not cheep. You buy an off brand because it was such a good deal. Well it is not. Try finding parts!!!
A warenty covers you and you do noy have to worry about expensive parts and repairs. Do not still think you need one. LOOK AT THIS SITE? Dugh.
You need one. Power supply $80-325, T-con/Lcd cont $60-150 , X Or Y board $125-280 ,Buffer up/lower $60-120 ,inverter board $80-180 , Main PCB board $250-600,and screens Won't go there. Pluss the service call $60-120 and labor $80-150. An extended warenty is more than worth it.

Thanks,
Todd

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