Thanks for confirming that the $ on the six yr old set was less than $500.
Always been leery of projection sets. Going to look at it tomorrow. Since your more of an expert than me, would you buy this? If so, anything I should look for? Thanks, jan
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If it is in EXCELLENT shape, 500 is not too much, but I would only offer 400 or 450. Hitachis seem to be pretty solid units. Ask if they have had any work done to the tv when you pick it up so you can know what to expect.
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