That varies from one country to another.
In this country we have very strong consumerprotection laws and the warranty
follows the equipment.
Most things you buy, the warranty is non transferable.
If you want a warranty, buy a new rig.
If you buy used, I think most of us are aware that voids the warranty.
----- Original Message -----
From: "kd4e" <email@example.com>
To: <Amateurfirstname.lastname@example.org>; "Yaesu Reflector"
<email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <FT897@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2006 03 48
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] Yaesu Warranty on Used FT-897D?
>>> Beat them at their own game. Keep your communication to a minimum, give
>>> only information required to diagnose/repair the unit, send it in with a
>>> copy of the receipt, and use a return address such as your work qth, or
>>> just use the name of the original purchaser with your return address.
>>> We have all moved at one point in time, no? Get the idea?
>> I just assume that a used item has no factory warranty. I always have,
>> I always will, no matter what sort of tricks others are willing to play.
>> 73, Paul K4PDM
> As a Biblical Christian to whom that means everything
> I cannot engage in anything that even sounds deceptive.
> I need an official word from Yaesu if they will honor
> the warranty based on the serial number on record as
> covered -- or if their official policy is to duck their
> obligation to support their gear on the thin excuse that
> the owner has changed.
> If Yaesu will not honor their warranty to that serial
> numbered rig then I will make my buying decision based
> on no warranty service available -- it harms the original
> buyer by reducing the value of an otherwise nearly-new
> used rig and may harm future Yaesu sales if other
> manufacturers are more buyer-friendly.
> And no, I don't know if this makes Yaesu any different
> than any of the other manufacturers or if they are all
> equally anxious for an excuse to avoid supporting their
> Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e
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