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Old 02-08-2015, 02:45 PM   #1
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Big Daddy Lifetime Warranty

Big Daddy advertises that it offers a free lifetime warranty with all purchases, 100 percent of parts, labor anywhere in the US.

And this comes on top of wholesale prices.

Is this for real?
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Old 02-08-2015, 03:08 PM   #2
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It likely is for real if you read the fine print. Often times, the lifetime/free warranties require annual inspections which are often costly.
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Old 02-08-2015, 04:43 PM   #3
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From the research I've done, I think the required yearly inspection scenario would go something like this:

1. Get required annual air conditioner inspection for $100.
a. Inspection identifies other things needed to keep warranty valid.
b. $290 to clean out AC unit and replace gaskets.

2. Get required roof inspection for $100.
a. Inspection identifies other things needed to keep warranty valid.
b. $300 to clean and seal roof.
c. $175 to caulk all roof seams.

3. Get wheel bearing inspection for $100.
a. Inspection identifies other things needed to keep warranty valid.
b. $390 to repack all wheel bearings.
c. $275 to bleed and adjust brakes.

Your annual inspection just cost you $1,830
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Old 02-08-2015, 05:23 PM   #4
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There is NO such thing as free warranty or free whatever in anything
Your paying for it one way or another...I would steer clear of this.
When it looks to good to be true...it's probably not !
My opinion anyway...nothing is free in life !
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