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Old 10-10-2013, 12:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Has anyone dealt with them before? I maybe buying some beds from them and I would like to hear about what others have gone through with them. Thanks
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Do a search and then decide. If it were me, I wouldn't buy anything from them.
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I agree with parrot...seems to me, and I may be wrong, years ago on the forums there were horror stories about 'bad deals, broken promises'.

A search history may not go back as far. Also try 'Google'. I would also call the local Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.org), or Kiplinger (www.kiplinger.com).

If not mistaken, they are a 'broker', and don't have beds, but merely act as middleman btwn a seller and buyer. Again, may be wrong, but believe that is the case....NEVER buy beds without the opportunity of being able to view and try out, see it actually on a skid ready for shipment. If not, the bed may arrive in parts or missing some.

Not saying that is how these folks operate, but caution is well advised buying any equipment 'sight unseen' from anyone..
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If I'm not mistaken 2ndsuntan is based in Minneapolis, Mn., near me. I have talked to fellow salon owners over the past about dealings with them. As a matter of fact, I just corresponded with another salon owner here in state, and she had an issue with some beds she purchased from them, missing some parts. It seems that no matter how simple a transaction is with them, it seems to almost always get screwed up. Deal with a reputable dealer, and do your best to look at what your buying, in person if you can.
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Thanks so much for the info guys I looked online saw one bad complaint which lead me to post this question. I have had trouble finding good quality used beds sellers. Anyone have guys they really have had good experience with?
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Several Mods here on the forum sell pre-owned, and you can trust any of them:
SunSally (Ann), John@URI, RobertK, are 3 that have been on these boards for 12+years and reputable.

Also, try major distributors who may offer shipping and set-up assistance: Heartland Tan, Four Seasons Tanning (FST), PC Tan, are some major reputable players that come to mind..perhaps others can chime in

If you go with someone, always ask for a few previous customers for reference. Call the references and ask about the service they received. If a distributor refuses to give a 'list', I'd move on, look elsewhere
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Electric Sun down here in the south sells both new and used equipment, and goes far beyond required service levels. When we were in the stages of opening the salon last year, I had very little industry knowledge. Jason probably could have taken advantage of that and cut some corners; not only did he not do that, he went far beyond what I would expect any dealer to do. He even accompanied me to city hall a couple times to help secure permits. I really can't give Electric Sun the praise they deserve.

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Electric Sun down here in the south sells both new and used equipment, and goes far beyond required service levels. When we were in the stages of opening the salon last year, I had very little industry knowledge. Jason probably could have taken advantage of that and cut some corners; not only did he not do that, he went far beyond what I would expect any dealer to do. He even accompanied me to city hall a couple times to help secure permits. I really can't give Electric Sun the praise they deserve.

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Paul..how about a link for reference...by the way, you say, "down here in the south"...they are not in Texas are they?
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Paul..how about a link for reference...by the way, you say, "down here in the south"...they are not in Texas are they?
Yes, here in Fort Worth, TX. Jason Loving: (800) 365-2826
http://www.electricsuntan.com/
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Thanks so much for all the info guys!! Really helps
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