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warranty exchange, dealer take old?

SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,486
After 6+ weeks my new mini base is in. I asked what they need from me and he mentioned bringing it in and they would chuck it if needed.
I thought it would make a great planter and backup if something tragic happend. I know its technically theirs upon getting a news, I may ask to keep as I seen many said they kept old.
Seattle, WA
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  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    last thing I had under warranty the dealer asked me to bring back the old (platesetter) in this case. I havent gotten round to that yet...
    Lynnwood WA
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 6,580
    Sounds fair, if they replace it they own it. Many dealers will keep and destroy warranty parts so the damaged goods are not anywhere in public. If they let you keep it, conversation piece it is. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,971

    Sounds fair, if they replace it they own it. Many dealers will keep and destroy warranty parts so the damaged goods are not anywhere in public. If they let you keep it, conversation piece it is. 

    If your getting a new free one, let em have the broke one!

    I haven't heard of this tho. Seams like most people just pick up the new piece.


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    LBGE & SBGE (big momma and pat)
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,820
    Yeah, if they are replacing I would gladly grab the new and hand them the old.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • chad408chad408 Posts: 140
    I just got a new dome and they did not ask for the old one.
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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Take it in for the exchange and then just ask them about it, if they are going to trash it they might give it to you. Perhaps they just need to see it for verification.
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,486
    Took 6 weeks but she is home now. They didn't ask for the other, guy last night maybe was new.
    Its got patent # on the draft door. Time to peel off gasket for Rutland, being new its going to pull right off
    Other will make a good planter.
    Seattle, WA
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  • I just had to send pics. I still have my old base, firebox and fire ring. 

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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,486
    Excited last gasket I hope to ever replace. Rutland
    Seattle, WA
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