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Refurbished? By whom?.. Monkeys?

Discussion in 'Android Tech Support' started by aaronmcc11, Feb 26, 2011.

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    Every refurbished D1 they send me is junk.. I'm on droid number 3 after my original got loose in the headphone jack area. 2nd had small dust particles literally colonizing UNDER the glass. 3 times the charm? Nope.. Could barely even slide it open it was so messed up. I could turn the screen at about a 10 degree angle to the keypad.. Soo, lucky number four is on it's way. I've rooted and unrooted all of em.
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    Is it an insurance replacement

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    Mine has been fine.
    In the last few months I've used and abused it...dropped it on the floor et cetera.
    No issues?
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    The one I got is fine, other than a loose USB port -- and it's not THAT loose, just looser than the one I had first that had fallen on the plugged-in USB cable a couple times... But it works fine and is tight as a drum elsewhere.

    The CPU won't take LV kernels, though. Shame. My old one would run 1.2ULV kernels.
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    Yeah, that's [not right]. We pay for new phones initially, and when it breaks, even though we have insurance on it, they give us some one else's used phone. That's not right at all

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    Lucky Number 4 has a loose screen too. It's going back. Lucky Number 5 maybe?
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    Hey, they only make so many of these things and it's a couple months shy of being a year and a half old....that is almost ancient in tech years.

    I am not surprised that supply has gone down to refurb'd models




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    Good luck. They're legally required to give you a usable phone. If after 5 you still can't get a decent one start talking upgrades -- POLITELY. :)
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    I decided to make due w 5. Its a little loose but whatever.
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    Welcome to the club. Although I had wonderful luck with my D1....I have been through 7 or 9 D2's....all of them with their own flaws.
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    After my wife's third failed replacement they gave her an early upgrade... you should consider that if you're not content with #5...

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