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Viking Diamond for sale(see ad) another viking

Old 06-12-2011, 06:45 AM
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is that a good deal????
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:00 AM
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could be a dealer selling trade ins...be careful and see the machine working...don't take anyones word for it...
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:06 AM
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Just be wary of scams....High end machines are often used to lure you into a scam. Don't wire any $$. Be suspicious if they are "working out of state or abroad" and want you to send money anywhere. Only meet in a public place where you can test the machine.
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Old 06-12-2011, 10:58 AM
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Call me a cynic, but that seems "too good to be true". The Diamond retailed for $9500.00 new.
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:05 AM
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Viking just came out with a new machine, the Designer Diamond Deluxe. The ad you found most likely is a dealer trying to get rid of trade-ins, or possibly even a Designer Diamond that was never purchased.

I paid $7500 for my Designer Diamond last year (got lots of free goodies), but the Deluxe is $10,000. Yikes! The price is good, but find out if it's a leftover or trade in.

The machine is fabulous!!
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:10 AM
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My local dealer (who was put out of business by Viking a couple of years ago) has hers in her new Brother & Janome shop, listed at $5900. I'd definitely want to be sure that it works like it's supposed to.
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Old 06-13-2011, 06:53 AM
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Why not ask if it has already been registered with Viking to an original owner? You can then check with Viking to verify that information. Go from there....
I would love a Diamond, but I do have a Topaz and I am having a grand time with it. Love it.
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Beware! My guess is it's a scam. Craigslist is dangerous.
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by JanetM
Call me a cynic, but that seems "too good to be true". The Diamond retailed for $9500.00 new.
That's what I paid for mine 3 years ago.
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