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Jawbone UP by Jawbone Wristband - Onyx/Black - REFURBISHED (Small, Medium or Large) $19.99 + Free shipping (eBay Daily Deals - sold by Buydig)

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There's no such thing as a refurbished Jawbone UP. Jawbone resells returns by visually inspecting them, but they do not refurbish them in the technical sense of the word.

Also, remember that Jawbone did a huge warranty return campaign when they were exposed as having made an engineering fault on these bands that caused every single unit to break. However, when the news died down, they flatly rejected all warranties (1 year warranty denied for all retail purchases even with proof of receipt/invoice). This led to customers creating accounts and posting on help forums. When the forums became overrun with requests and complaints, Jawbone deleted all references to the warranty from their site, deleted the entire forum, and deleted only the customer accounts that had posted negative comments or filed a request for warranty through the forum.


And let's not forget about BuyDig, who is selling this item through their eBay front. This company is featured heavily on Slick Deals now, but anyone who was on these forums five years ago knows about their deceitful business practices. For example, they sold a Klipsch speaker set as "manufacturer refurbished", but everyone reported back that they had received used and broken units that did not look refurbished (frayed, dings, dents, fingerpints, dander, etc.) BuyDig forced everyone to pay for freight shipping to return the items. When some SDers contacted Klipsch for the short-term refurb warranty claims, Klipsch created an official web page denouncing BuyDig as an authorized retailer, stating that the items they sold did not come from them and never went through the refurbishment process. After this was posted, BuyDig started backpedaling and offering free returns.
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Last edited by okinawanmatt September 12, 2015 at 03:52 PM
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I got mine for like $11 New from Local PX at fort Campbell.
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Quote from okinawanmatt View Post :
There's no such thing as a refurbished Jawbone UP. Jawbone resells returns by visually inspecting them, but they do not refurbish them in the technical sense of the word.

Also, remember that Jawbone did a huge warranty return campaign when they were exposed as having made an engineering fault on these bands that caused every single unit break. However, when the news died down, they flatly rejected all warranties (1 year warranty denied for all retail purchases even with proof of receipt/invoice). This led to customers creating accounts and posting on help forums. When the forums became overrun with requests and complaints, Jawbone deleted all references to the warranty from their site, deleted the entire forum, and deleted only the customer accounts that had posted negative comments or filed a request for warranty through the forum.


And let's not forget BuyDig, who is selling this through their eBay front. They're featured heavily on Slick Deals now, but anyone who was on this forums five years ago knows about the deceitful business practices. For example, they sold a Klipsch speaker set as "manufacturer refurbished", but everyone reported back that they had received used and broken units that did not look refurbished (frayed, dings, dents, fingerpints, dander, etc.) BuyDig forced everyone to pay for freight shipping to return the items. When some SDers contacted Klipsch for the short-term refurb warranty claims, Klipsch created an official web page denouncing BuyDig as an authorized retailer, stating that the items they sold did not come from them and never went through the refurbishment process. After this was posted, BuyDig started backpedaling and offering free returns.

People have a very short term memory. I remember everything you have eloquently said. Right on. fark these companies that take consumers for granted. Their is still power in numbers. It starts with how you open your wallet and stops with such 'deals' from taking foot.

If I recall Buydig messed up with a laptop deal as well. Essentially shipped junk with no recourse.
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Last edited by sphere2040 September 12, 2015 at 10:13 AM
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