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#1 OFFLINE   goblazers_6

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:22 PM

So my 2 year old threw a domino at our tv and it put a "rock-chip" in it the size of a quarter, and it now has a 4-5" white bar across the middle of the 59" screen. I plan on buying a new tv today, so my question is what to do with the Samsung? Sell it to someone? Throw it away? Part it out?

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#2 OFFLINE   WestDC

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:46 PM

Recycle it.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:04 PM

Or add the Protection Plan Premier and get it fixed for $50.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:06 PM

Or add the Protection Plan Premier and get it fixed for $50.


Insurance fraud:eek2:

#5 OFFLINE   goblazers_6

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:11 PM

Or add the Protection Plan Premier and get it fixed for $50.


Not only would that be dishonest, but premier with ADH only covers accidental damage to laptops and tablets/handhelds.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:10 PM

Insurance fraud:eek2:


Whatever....

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:35 PM

Whatever....

No, not "whatever" -- that's an adolescent response. It's called character and honesty. :rolleyes:

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:29 PM

So my 2 year old threw a domino at our tv and it put a "rock-chip" in it the size of a quarter, and it now has a 4-5" white bar across the middle of the 59" screen. I plan on buying a new tv today, so my question is what to do with the Samsung? Sell it to someone? Throw it away? Part it out?


I would sell it at eBay. As a person who doing repairs I would appreciate the your step.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:57 PM

Yikes, I guess the "terrible twos" are aptly named.

P Smith, so you think that this is something that can be repaired where if someone buys it on ebay they can end up with a good deal?

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:32 PM

I've been in search of similar case, when a panel was OK, but some components failed and I didn't able to find the chips - I end up buying a PCB from eBay.
Perhaps if OP is handy, he could dismantle the TV and sell internal boards separately instead of whole heavy TV.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

Are there high voltages like back in the CRT day?




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