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#187275 - 11/03/09 12:34 PM guaranteed for life.
TheSock Offline
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Dr Martens are now doing a range of mens and womens shoes and boots that they will replace or repair free for the life of the purchaser.
I know Tilly hats do the same. Does anyone else?
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#187278 - 11/03/09 01:28 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: TheSock]
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BassPro in the US has a wool blend sock (Red Head brand) that is guaranteed for life. At around $10, I think it is an excellent value. The socks are thick, provide plenty of cushioning and are well made. I did have one pair that developed a hole, took it back to BassPro and exchanged them for new pair, no hassle.

Pete

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#187299 - 11/03/09 03:25 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: paramedicpete]
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I am sure that Buck does the same thing for their knives, as does Leatherman. Ask nice and it's amazing what companies will do.

JB

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#187304 - 11/03/09 03:38 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: JBMat]
TheSock Offline
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While we are in a thrifty mood:
In the USA if you bought a mug at starbucks they'd fill it for free.
I've found in the UK they do the same; but it's not advertised. Buy the most expensive coffee it's practically giving you the cheapest beaker with it.
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#187305 - 11/03/09 04:07 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: TheSock]
oldsoldier Offline
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LL Bean does a lifetime warranty replacement too.
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#187308 - 11/03/09 04:44 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: oldsoldier]
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I'm pretty sure Craftsman (Sears brand) has a lifetime replacement gaurantee on all their hand (non-power) tools. Probably some limitations on the sharpness of saw blades etc... or maybe not. Dunno for sure.

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#187311 - 11/03/09 04:57 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: thatguyjeff]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Originally Posted By: thatguyjeff
I'm pretty sure Craftsman (Sears brand) has a lifetime replacement gaurantee on all their hand (non-power) tools.

I thought it was a hundred-year guarantee; what do I know? I buy my tools at Auto Zone and NAPA.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#187340 - 11/03/09 09:05 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: NightHiker]
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#187343 - 11/03/09 09:12 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: NightHiker]
Dan_McI Offline
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I know some firearms manufacturers offer some lifetime guarantees. Smith & Wesson offers a lifetime service policy. Sig Suaer offers a lifetime warranty against defects. I don't know the limits of these, so I won't opine on what is and is not covered.

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#187344 - 11/03/09 09:17 PM Re: guaranteed for life. [Re: paramedicpete]
T_Co Offline
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Originally Posted By: paramedicpete
BassPro in the US has a wool blend sock (Red Head brand) that is guaranteed for life. At around $10, I think it is an excellent value. The socks are thick, provide plenty of cushioning and are well made. I did have one pair that developed a hole, took it back to BassPro and exchanged them for new pair, no hassle.

Pete


That is great news! I got a pair in a trade while I was volunteering at a food bank. One of the best socks I have ever tried. Didn't know where to get more so I have worn them sparingly for fear of not finding replacements when they were done. Problem double solved, Bass Pro, and luckily one just got built about 10 miles from me a few years ago. Thanks!

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