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Mike Stark

REFURBISHED.....StrikeMaster Lazer MagExpress....Should I buy it???

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so here is the item description for a REFURBISHED unit:

REFURBISHED, Power Ice Auger from StrikeMaster. This StrikeMaster Ice Auger is the LazerMag Express, model LM-8, 8" Lazer Blades, 2HP Power Ice Auger w/electronic ignition. The refurbished description means the Auger was used as a demonstrater(possibly at a contest somewhere), then sent back to the factory to have the engine over-hauled, have NEW blades attached, and to make sure it's in good working condition before it was boxed up and resold. There may be some dings in the auger drill part itself, but these things are in new working condition, and come with Strikemaster's standard 1-year limited warranty.

what do you think??? good deal or pay the money for a new one.

this auger is going for $320 with shipping

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I would buy it. You are saving money and still get the warranty. The auger is going to get "dinged up" anyways. Take the extra money you save and buy a bunch of other fishing gear.

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The bait shop I used to work for has sold hundreds of the factory re-conditioned units. There were a couple units over the years that were bad, but Strikemaster exchanged them no questions asked, ever. A lot of the units were brand new, never run. Just old inventory or something was changed on the engine slightly from one year to another. They all come with new augers and blades on them though.

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This is worth it IMO. Nice thing about this is that it is already broken in for you, and can be better than a new unit. I know D-rock sells a ton of these, they go thru it thoroughly and make sure it is tuned & ready to go.

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Pull the trigger! I bought a refurb LazerMag from D-rock this fall.....drills like butter.

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I'd go for it as well. With the warranty you can't go wrong.

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Ya, if you don't mind a few dings its the way to go. Personally, my stuff looks like its 15 years old after the first season so whats the point in having a shiny new one if you can save some dough. Take the money you save and put it in the gas tank on the way to the lake.

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bought my 10" lazer express at D rock for 300 out the door, go for it!

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I bought an LM-8 this year from HH in Maple Lake that was the same deal for $300. Works great. Check them out, maybe they have more. Not sure what they ding you for on shipping though.

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Wow, if they are selling the refurbs for that I may have to take a little less for my 2 year old Lazer Mag (posted in the St. Cloud forum)

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You can look for the refurbished ones after some of the larger ice fishing tournaments. They use them for the tournaments and then sell them. I know D-rock had a bunch a few years ago and sold them for cheap.

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well i did it............bought my auger this evening from HH online...cant wait to try it out!

thanks for the help

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