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5535Re: [BCD396XT] SquareTrade Warrany Cost

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  • Dr. Mark Levine
    Jun 26, 2011
      They wouldn't let you off the phone?. What? Did they have a gun to your
      head?

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "David Nordmann" <davidnordm@...>
      To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2011 8:28 AM
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] SquareTrade Warrany Cost


      >I was on the phone with US Fidelus and they wouldn't let me off the phone
      > until I committed to getting one of their extended warranties. They are
      > now
      > being sued in Federal court for fraud. They were the pits. Glad I didn't
      > give them my credit card number. You are right on target about extended
      > warranties.
      >
      > On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 7:22 AM, Derek Helling
      > <dereklh2001@...>wrote:
      >
      >> **
      >>
      >>
      >> I have never purchased extended warranties for anything and am way
      >> ahead, because I have never had a situation where an extended warranty
      >> would have been beneficial. Essentially I am self insuring, saving all
      >> those premium dollars in my bank account in case I have to replace/repair
      >> something.
      >>
      >> I purchase major items (not cars of course) using my American Express
      >> card
      >> which adds a free
      >> extension (one year I think) to the manufacturers warranty - never used
      >> that either.
      >>
      >> It seems to me that warranties, extended or otherwise are designed to
      >> expire before major breakdowns occur. This must work most of the time,
      >> otherwise the the companies selling the warranties would not be in
      >> business. So they get to keep most of the premiums and pay out on few
      >> claims.
      >>
      >> I am wary of the extended warranty industry which some bad apples
      >> have given a bad reputation. We had a case here in St. Louis recently,
      >> (US
      >> Fidelis).
      >>
      >> Derek
      >>
      >> --- On Fri, 6/24/11, Lance <milcom_chaser@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> From: Lance <milcom_chaser@...>
      >> Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] SquareTrade Warrany Cost
      >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      >> Date: Friday, June 24, 2011, 2:11 AM
      >>
      >> Thanks for sending this. Too bad I'm passed the 90 day mark...
      >>
      >>
      >> On Jun 23, 2011, at 7:40 AM, mo town wrote:
      >>
      >> > Here is the warranty cost information. This is with a 30 dollar
      >> > discount
      >> (they run discount codes all the time), and 6% WV sales tax.
      >> >
      >> > You have to purchase it within 90 days of buying something. Now, I'm
      >> > not
      >> pushing SquareTrade. I have no investment/interest in them. Just put it
      >> out
      >> there, as someone was interested, when I said I bought the warranty. And
      >> I
      >> didn't include the cost then.
      >> >
      >> > Type of coverage:
      >> > 3 years with ADH
      >> > Coverage starts:
      >> > 6/22/2011
      >> > Coverage ends:
      >> > 6/22/2014 more
      >> > Care Plan Price:
      >> > $74.99
      >> > Purchase Date:
      >> > 6/21/2011
      >> > Purchased for:
      >> > $79.49
      >> >
      >> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, Lance <milcom_chaser@...> wrote:
      >> > >
      >> > > Hey Danny,
      >> > >
      >> > > So basically you got a extended warranty for the radio?
      >> > >
      >> > > Basically how does it work. What do you get for the price.
      >> > >
      >> > > Thanks,
      >> > >
      >> > > -Lance
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > On Jun 21, 2011, at 5:39 PM, danny r wrote:
      >> > >
      >> > > > Try to look at it as a learning experience. Instead of just buying
      >> > > > a
      >> box to listen to the local police/fire/EMS, think of all the learning you
      >> can do, such as trunked systems, how to use freescan or bctool, and all
      >> the
      >> extra's the 396XT can do. (priority scan, special alert lights/tones, etc
      >> etc).
      >> > > >
      >> > > > If you don't want to do that, perhaps you can get a local radio
      >> > > > shop
      >> or scanner enthusiastic just to load what you want on it, and be done
      >> with
      >> it. (basically, turn it on and off). Or perhaps, you can try to return
      >> the
      >> unit, for something much simpler to operate. After all, the 396XT is
      >> about
      >> top of the line, in ability and complexity.
      >> > > >
      >> > > > As a new user myself, I looking forward to learning much more about
      >> how to use it and radio transmissions.
      >> > > >
      >> > > > On a side note, I warrantied my 396XT with Squaretrade.com. I put
      >> accidentally on it too, as it would be easy to drop and damage.
      >> > > >
      >> > > > --Danny
      >> > > >
      >> > > > dannypa_27@...
      >> > > >
      >> > > > http://danny.lookscool.com
      >> > > >
      >> > > > --- On Tue, 6/21/11, Matt Roberts <n9gmr@...> wrote:
      >> > > >
      >> > > > From: Matt Roberts <n9gmr@...>
      >> > > > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: In way over my head....
      >> > > > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      >> > > > Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 10:20 AM
      >> > > >
      >> > > >
      >> > > >
      >> > > > On Jun 21, 2011, at 6:53 AM, Yousaf M. Sh... wrote:
      >> > > >
      >> > > > > Yes, well aside from it being a great program can you help me
      >> program & better understand how to use it?
      >> > > >
      >> > > > >
      >> > > >
      >> > > > What kind of help do you need specifically? Please tell us exactly
      >> what you want to do, and someone will provide the steps to do it.
      >> > > >
      >> > > > Matt Roberts
      >> > > >
      >> > > > n9gmr@...
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