35681Re: [midatlanticretro] OT: Apple discounts?
- Apr 27, 2014On Apr 27, 2014, at 9:29 AM, madodel wrote:
> On 4/27/14, 8:59 AM, Ray Sills wrote:In fact, I did just that. A refurb Mac Book had a battery that was
>> On Apr 26, 2014, at 10:41 PM, Richard Cini wrote:
>>> Not much of a discount on Macs. There is an educational discount
>>> program but you have to be a teacher, administrator, or matriculated
>>> I mostly buy refurbished Macs right from Apple. They sell at a
>>> little discount to the price of a new unit.
>> I have purchased several re-furbs from Apple.... never any problems.
>> AND... you still get a 1 year warranty, just like a new unit.
> I agree. I have purchased Macbook Pros and iMacs via both Apple
> refurbished and their education program (need to be a student,
> faculty or
> institution). Discount is small but the products are excellent and
> you can
> take the products to an Apple store for service under warranty just
> same as if you bought it for the full price.
going south after 11 months... and it was replaced under warranty...
and still going strong after 5 years. So, no complaint on that. I
guess I'll have to spring for a new battery one of these days.
Fortunately, with this model, it's a snap to replace... no pun
73 de Ray
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