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What are your thoughts on picking up a refrigerator versus having it delivered? I have the helpers I need to pick it up myself, and I have a trailer. My only concern is that the trailer is a bit ''bouncy''. The freezer weights about 170, so the bouncing will be fairly subdued versus an empty trailer...but it'll still do a bit of bouncing. I can adequately secure the freezer (a Frigidaire 13.7 cu ft upright), but I do worry about any internal damage that could result from bouncing. Self-pickup will save me about $75. It's worth my trouble to pick it up to save $75, but not if there's a high risk of damage.

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  • robert_sh121 Sep 08, 2009

    Hey, petemac1...

    Your response indicates that it is a "clarification request", but I can't tell what it is you would like me to clarify. Please explain if there's something else you are looking for.

    In response to your comments, that's a good suggestion to inquire about voiding the warranty by doing self-pickup, and I will do that. Reading between the lines of your response, I think you are saying that the only real risk is cosmetic, and nothing more. Am I reading you right on that front?

  • petemac1 May 11, 2010

    If you use moving blankets an appliance dolly and the help is careful you should be ok. If the store delivers and it gets a ding. You just send it back but if your friends help you are on your own. I would make sure putting it in your self does not void any warranty.

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Clarification: Just be careful. If you damage the appliance during the move it would probably not be covered and if there was a problem with the appliance and you needed it replaced then you may have to take the first one back and get the replacement.. My daughter had it delivered and there was a ding so back it went. The next one had a different problem and it went back as well. The third one had problems with the doors. A real hassle but the fourth one was perfect. If she had picked it up they would have most likely blamed her. Hope this helps.

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It's like having some one pick up your wife to be. Pick it up yourself, this way you have the opportunity to check the merchandise over befoere taking it home. Plus you save yourself $75. Use padding and pick you up a stablizer bar at any hardware or Harbor Freight. You still save $60 with the bar and padding.

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