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End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby w_ndrunner » Sun Feb 03, 2013 5:13 am

Hello all,

Surprised to learn that when you purchase, a year end 2012 brand new kite from a dealer the company will not offer a year warranty from date of purchase.

Apparently, once the production year comes to an end so does the warranty.

Is this in fact true?

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby toyletbowl » Sun Feb 03, 2013 6:38 am

No, 1 year from date of purchase. Someone is pulling your leg.

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby w_ndrunner » Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:01 am

Bob,

Why would the shop owner (cabrinha distributor) "pull my leg" ?

If, in fact, what you say is true wouldn't this be bad business practice?

Anyone else care to chime in.

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby joe weiss » Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:45 am

If it's true then it seems quite unfair.

BTW it has been years since I have seen a claim for a kite...

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby Kitedude » Sun Feb 03, 2013 10:40 am

We have consumer protection laws to protect against nonsense like that. If a good is faulty then the shop must either repair, replace or refund.

Most goods are covered for 1 year, electronics for 2 years

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby w_ndrunner » Sun Feb 03, 2013 11:12 am

O.k. Just to open this up a bit let's include boards.

Agree, if true seems unfair and in a way you would think that Cabrinha would still give the 1 year at the date of purchase because they have confidence in their products.

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby MKM » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:35 pm

you could simply use the internet to read the first sentence of the Cabrinha warranty for clarification...

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby w_ndrunner » Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:12 pm

MKM wrote:you could simply use the internet to read the first sentence of the Cabrinha warranty for clarification...


Now, suppose you bought it from a distributor and not a dealer...

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby droffats » Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:33 am

Bob is right. He and I are both Cab dealers and on their warranty form dealers submit, it says "date of purchase".

Maybe Bob was trying to be diplomatic when he said someone was pulling your leg. In reality, whoever told you it was production year was just wrong. There, I said it.

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Re: End of Production Year Cabrinha Warranty

Postby Nico » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:52 am

It could be possible that you paid very little for the board and thereby renounced on warranty rights ?
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