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Old 02-13-2011, 02:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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what tanning bed should i buy?

i found this site when trying to do research on what bed i should buy for my home. im new to this an know only the basics on the beds. im looking for a bed that will bronze an a laying down one. i dont need something thats really high end just something that isnt a waste of money. do any of you suggest what bed/brand i should purchase? an is there a good site to buy from. if you need more info just let me know. http://www.wolfftanningbed.com/ thats the only site i have found.
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Old 02-13-2011, 03:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: what tanning bed should i buy?

Forget about buying one for home. Just visit a locally owned tanning salon and get expert advice on how to tan responsible. That home unit will give you nothing, and will be a dust collector real soon. Also, are you prepared to hire an electrican to install a minimum 220 volt line to power the bed?

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Re: what tanning bed should i buy?

Lets do the math..about $1500 to purchase, $350 avg for any electrical upgrades, lamp replacements every year @ $300-$400, added charge each month to home electric bill $20 avg.. any maintenance/repair work if needed avg electrician fee $35 per hr/parts needed ???

Those are inexpensive (cheap) beds, and without doubt will need some kind of work after a year..ballast replacement etc..can be expensive, parts hard to get..most use 80-100w lamps, under 22 lamps total....not a good tan
Beds designed for home use are generally not as result driven..low output, low-ballast to lamp ratio..you will find disappointing results..

or avg monthly fee to local tanning: $29.99

No brainer....
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^^^^Telling it like it is.
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Re: what tanning bed should i buy?

i know how much they are. an yes im ready to install the 220 in my home. (my husband is in avation.) just wondering what brands are good.
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Re: what tanning bed should i buy?

First off, Wolff does not or has ever made a bed. The name is licensed and has no real validity to the quality of those beds.

Personally, if I was you, I'd be looking at investing in a commercial bed for home use.
You will be disappointed with anything less.

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