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lew

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04-23-2010 04:25 PM

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I have been getting emails from this place. It looks like they have some pretty good deals. A lot of reconditioned stuff.

http://www.toolking.com/?utmsource=Tooliday.com+List&utmcampaign=30ce9e9ca8-RSSEMAILCAMPAIGNMAILCHIMP&utmmedium=email

Lew

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#1 posted 04-23-2010 04:29 PM

Have you bought anything from them? Also, have you purchased reconditioned equipment before?

I bought a reconditioned dvd/video player once and two days after the warrantee expired it went kapuut. Although, I have purchased a reconditioned lithium drill for 1/4 the original price and when the battery died a month later, the manufacturer (Skil) replaced it without any charges.

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#2 posted 04-23-2010 04:34 PM

Meilie,

No, I have not purchased anything from them yet.

I, too, have purchased reconditioned stuff- mostly computer related- with good results. I always check to be sure it comes with full manufacturer’s warranty, however.

Lew

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#3 posted 04-23-2010 05:18 PM

Tool King is here in Denver, and I bought from them (at the store) a Delta dust collector. When I got it home, I noticed that a corner of the box had been damaged. I wasn’t overly worried at first, but a leg was bent to the point that it wouldn’t go together nicely and I was concerned about the long-term stability if I just bent it back.

So I re-boxed the DC and took it back. They didn’t even blink, didn’t check the box contents. A nice young man dashed off to find a replacement and came back about 10 minutes later. Said he had gone through all the pallets in the store room (they had probably 15 or 20 boxes on the showroom floor but he bypassed those) to find the box that looked in the best condition. By then, the paperwork was done and he even carried the new unit to my vehicle and helped me load it in.

I’ve also bought several items through their www.tooliday.com web sites and have had great experiences all around. I don’t work for the store, have no other stake in them other than they’re local, but I’d buy from them again in a heartbeat. All the reconditioned tools I’ve bought are still going, some of them 3 years later.

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#4 posted 04-23-2010 05:52 PM

Thanks for the info guys. I wondered about Tool King, Bret, so thanks for the endorsement. I have done well with reconditioned computer stuff, which mostly seems to be returns. I have done that for my wife’s computer on two occasions, since she needs just middle of the road stuff, nothing fancy. My needs are different.

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#5 posted 04-24-2010 06:01 PM

I’ve always had good luck with Tool King (been going there for the past 16 years?). And as a bonus for locals in the Denver-ish area, the retail store will always match or better their online prices. Besides, its fun (and financially dangerous ;) ) to wander around the store.

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