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FroshKiller
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Sure, it sounds like a bait and switch, but it's at least a plausible one.

[Edited on June 22, 2017 at 8:30 AM. Reason : Peace, we outta here.]

6/22/2017 8:30:19 AM

smoothcrim
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if they sell the 2017 models at that kind of discount, including the 65, then bait and switch me.

6/22/2017 6:31:44 PM

FroshKiller
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I wound up buying the LG B6, but I got the 65" model instead.

6/27/2017 8:06:01 AM

smoothcrim
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from the seller you listed? I'd buy any 65" oled for <2000
having said that, after seeing the new sony that uses the lg panel, i think that'll be my next tv

6/27/2017 9:19:02 AM

FroshKiller
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No, actually. When I called back and spoke to Al, I asked whether they had the 65" in stock. He actually tried to talk me out of it, saying the difference in price wasn't worth it.

In the end, I ordered from a seller called Electronics Expo through Amazon. Paid what I would've paid at Best Buy, but it made sense to do it with the free shipping, scheduled delivery, and the points I got on my Amazon card.

6/27/2017 9:57:12 AM

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Black Friday is coming up and I’m in the market for 60-65”...seeing a lot of QLED stuff...is it worth it?

11/13/2017 9:23:37 PM

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Costco has the new 55" TCL 55C803 on sale for $450 through 1/21. Selling for $700 on Amazon (listed as 55C807 on Amazon).

4K, HDR, Dolby Vision, Built-in Roku. Doesn't have local dimming like the P Series but is still supposed to be very good, especially for the price.

1/4/2018 2:19:55 PM

beatsunc
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got me a 4K Samsung UN55MU6290 55" down at the wally world for $498.

2/17/2018 11:16:04 AM

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55" is so 2012

2/17/2018 11:37:10 AM

beatsunc
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^hah, the way i have room set up the couch is only 7 feet from TV so 55" is plenty. thanks for being an ass tho

2/17/2018 12:15:06 PM

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I am familiar with the dimensions of ur living room.

A 65" would be better

2/17/2018 2:21:43 PM

moron
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https://www.rtings.com/tv/reviews/samsung/mu6290

Not a bad tv for that price at all, but still a mediocre TV overall

It’s the Jeb Bush of TV purchases

2/17/2018 7:48:19 PM

beatsunc
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^thanks for the link. i will try the settings they recommended to see if i like it better than what i came up with by just changing settings and seeing if i like it better

2/18/2018 7:45:59 AM

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On the hunt for something in the 40-43" range. Was hoping to find something in the $400s these days for that size, but I'm not finding consistently decent reviews until closer to 6 (something like the X800 series from Sony).

Anyone have any recommendations?

3/19/2018 2:49:54 PM

CalledToArms
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PS Sold both the nicer TVs during the move to Dallas a couple years ago since it was a downsize from a house to a little urban apartment. The only TV that was kept was a free 32" 720p from 2009 Two years later, finally getting around to upgrading.

We only turn on the TV maybe 2-3 times a week max for netflix/hbo/playstation, but id still rather get something decent since it will be several years before I consider another one.

3/19/2018 3:25:07 PM

smoothcrim
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you have OLED and quality full array dimming that are pretty much 55+" and then substantially lower quality stuff we'll call mid grade, and then a lot of trash. vizio p-series is about the cheapest I'd go, but if you don't want to upgrade for a long time, I'd go with lg oled 55. they can be had around 1299 these days. projectors are also cheap for a 1080 unit and as sparingly as you use it, would be good for the use case. you can also "put it away" if your spot is really small

3/21/2018 5:05:12 PM

CalledToArms
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thanks. I have considered projectors and perhaps I will look into them more. The space is very open and rather large for a studio; however, the area where the TV lives and the way the space is arranged, a 55" would just be too much. I was hoping to keep it less than 46. 42-43 is ideal for us here.

But you're exactly right. This is the issue I've run into - the smaller TVs just are not at the quality I was expecting.

3/21/2018 6:02:41 PM

beatsunc
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42" is not big enough to need to be the highest quality imo

3/21/2018 8:47:20 PM

moron
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Scroll down to the 2nd section here, there’s an applet where you put in your parameters and it shows your best options

https://www.rtings.com/tv

[Edited on March 21, 2018 at 9:31 PM. Reason : ]

3/21/2018 9:30:51 PM

CalledToArms
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^^ i agree to some degree, but the 'smaller' TVs in the 40s just don't seem to be as good over all. Poorer viewing angles, colors that seem a bit washed out compared to what I would expect, etc. It may be anecdotal, but if you read consumer reviews (which should be taken with a grain of salt of course) it seems like they have a much higher rate of failure.

^ Appreciate this. I looked through that this morning. The options they listed were the ones I have looked at and have not been that happy with. However, any of them are technically a pretty large upgrade over the one I've been using the last 2 years. I just figured I'd see if anyone had any hidden gems. If nothing else that link kind of reaffirmed what my top couple choices were given my parameters.

3/22/2018 9:47:40 AM

Jeepin4x4
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anyone own an LG OLED55C7P or B7A?

3/23/2018 11:35:09 AM

smoothcrim
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just ordered a B7
https://slickdeals.net/f/11406927-refurbished-lg-oled65b7p-65-oled-1250-shipping-walmart-com

3/24/2018 11:19:05 AM

BigMan157
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i got the b7a too, it's alright

3/24/2018 3:54:06 PM

Jeepin4x4
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I haven't bought a new TV since 2011. I still think my Sony LED is great but I know I'm due for an upgrade.

3/26/2018 8:09:18 AM

jbrick83
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^ Was in the same boat a few months ago...except my Sony was 2010. Got a new Samsung 65"....it's beautiful.

The Sony is now in my office...and its still pretty solid.

3/27/2018 10:26:18 AM

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