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Reinders And Led Holiday Lighting

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I sent my bad Led Holiday Lighting lights to Reinders as instructed and they arrived on Thursday 03/10/11 and today I got an e-mail from Brandon. After a couple of e-mails we solved the problem and my replacement lights are on the way. It seems like Reinders would be a company that wants to make things right. HATS OFF TO YOU !!!!!

Earle

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I sent my bad Led Holiday Lighting lights to Reinders as instructed and they arrived on Thursday 03/10/11 and today I got an e-mail from Brandon. After a couple of e-mails we solved the problem and my replacement lights are on the way. It seems like Reinders would be a company that wants to make things right. HATS OFF TO YOU !!!!!

Earle

Thats good to hear.I will be sending my bad strands this week.22 strands of green.

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I sent mine back 3 weeks ago and have not heard a thing. USPS tracking said they were delivered but no word from anyone else.

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I sent back 54 defective strings on the Monday following receipt of the return instructions by UPS ground. Ten days later I received 54 brand new strings. I am a happy customer.

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I found Laurie Reinders' email on the website and dropped her a line ( Laurie Reinders <[email protected] ). She replied with a half hour stating that the green I had shipped them were out of stock and that she had informed Travis so that he could email me... which he didn't. She said they had non-rectified strings in stock (which I assume means half wave rectified since all LED light strings that run off AC power are rectified). I told her I was interested in a direct replacement, which means full-wave rectified and that I didn't mind waiting. Still waiting to hear back on when they are receiving new lights for the year.

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Sent Mine in 2 weeks ago. No email confirmation. As they are all Green, I'm sure they are not in stock.

Guess I'll have to send a email directly to them instead of Travis.

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Sent Mine in 2 weeks ago. No email confirmation. As they are all Green, I'm sure they are not in stock.

Guess I'll have to send a email directly to them instead of Travis.

I would... she told me that she had emailed Travis regarding my warranty claim and he didn't get in touch with me.

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Also waiting for greens.... was told a few months ago sometime in June they should come in, as they were out of stock.

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I received a call today from Mary at Reinders. She was very nice, and we were able to

resolve the warranty issues and I now have 6 strings of replacement leds on the way.

Nice to work with a company so focused on Customer Service. I believe that I will

send some of my future Business to Reinders.

Tim

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And the New LED's showed up today. I Hope Reinders gets better a response from Travis than I did.

And so ends the 9 month saga of the failed LED's. We'll see how the remaining ones fair this

season... But this year I have Spares in hand !

Tim

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