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HearWHAC HearWHAC at netins.net
Wed Aug 2 22:50:50 EST 1995


In article <3vo3n1$bee at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, soundhrg at aol.com says...
>
>Unlike my Father, and Grandfather in this industry, I do appreciate the
>service of an all-make repair facility.

Dale, would you send a three year old hearing aid to an all-make repair 
facility, or would it be better to send it to the original manufacturer for 
repair?

>however, occasionally I run across the lady who is 107 years old, and
>just got used to her Acousticon eye-glass aids, but the battery contact
>broke.  I have trouble justifying  the new stuff.

Hey, I just fit a 100 year old woman with new hearing aids. She lives alone 
in her own home. She had 250 persons come to her 100th birthday party in 
October!

Now, about your 107 year old with the good Acousticon eyeglass aids (good 
stuff, those Acousticon eyeglass aids, your father and your grandfather fit 
a lot of them), what harm would there be in including a notice to the 
consumer that "Because new parts are no longer available, some used parts 
were utilized in the repair of your hearing aid." At least it would be more 
honest!

Paul ;-)




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