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Old July 14th, 2005, 03:56 AM
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I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.


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Old July 14th, 2005, 04:00 AM
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JJ_Red wrote:
I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.


I've got good advice. Go outside. Endless track out there, as wide as
you want it.

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Old July 14th, 2005, 04:29 AM
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JJ_Red wrote:
I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From

what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any

kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one

offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.


I've got good advice. Go outside. Endless track out there, as wide as
you want it.

But if he is anything like me once winter hits outside is a 4 letter word

Tori

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Xavier- 10/27/05 "Oooohh whats that on the floor? a dime? Yummy!"
Bonnie- 03/20/02 "Mommy look a cloud worm is eating the care bears"
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Old July 14th, 2005, 10:24 AM
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if you are unsure what you want look in the local trading post type paper or
go and look on freecycle, pick something from there and see if it is what
you like, write down pluses and minuses and then when your cheap/free one
dies you will have a better idea. In fact if I get another treadmill this
is where I will go first. The first one I got was $50.00 and I used it
actively for about a year before it died. Lee
JJ_Red wrote in message
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I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From what

I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.




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Old July 14th, 2005, 02:37 PM
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Or in the case of this area, summer is bad too. Knats that suck blood, 95%
humidity and 95 degrees at 6:30 in the morning......

Matter of fact, I believe I shall go wash off said knats as opposed to
sitting here donating blood while checking out this newsgroup....

Bottom line, do something. Just because it isn't comfortable every day
doesn't make it impossible.

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Lesanne
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JJ_Red wrote:
I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From

what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any

kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one

offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.


I've got good advice. Go outside. Endless track out there, as wide as
you want it.

But if he is anything like me once winter hits outside is a 4 letter word


Tori

--
Xavier- 10/27/05 "Oooohh whats that on the floor? a dime? Yummy!"
Bonnie- 03/20/02 "Mommy look a cloud worm is eating the care bears"
349.5/317/135




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Old July 14th, 2005, 02:38 PM
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Quite a few years ago I bought a Precor 9.1 for $1500 and have never
been sorry. I know they don't have this model anymore, as I said, it
was years ago. Treadmills have a weight limit that you might want to
check on. the limit on my Precor is 250 lbs. Be sure to buy from a
reputable place that has a long business history.
I live in a brutal weather area so a treadmill in the basement is a
blessing.

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Old July 14th, 2005, 03:24 PM
Cubit
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Why not get a YMCA membership?

When you get bored with it, you can cancel and save a lot of money.


"JJ_Red" wrote in message
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I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From what

I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.




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Old July 14th, 2005, 03:56 PM
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Look for a used one.

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JJ_Red stated
| I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From
| what I can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to
| get any kind of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up.
| Can any one offer me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly
| narrowed it down to a Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent
| warranty.


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Old July 14th, 2005, 04:03 PM
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Tori M wrote:
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JJ_Red wrote:
I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From

what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get any

kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one

offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.


I've got good advice. Go outside. Endless track out there, as wide as
you want it.

But if he is anything like me once winter hits outside is a 4 letter word

Tori


Yeah, I know. Perhaps I was being a bit too harsh. It's currently in
the 90s where I am on the East Coast, with some humidity to boot. I'm
just glad I have a gym membership....


--
Xavier- 10/27/05 "Oooohh whats that on the floor? a dime? Yummy!"
Bonnie- 03/20/02 "Mommy look a cloud worm is eating the care bears"
349.5/317/135


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Old July 14th, 2005, 04:59 PM
Tori M
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Nah not too harsh.. trust me if I could find 5$ sitting arround today i
would go to the gym myself.. Jeff asked me not to go for the daily walk
because there is a air quality advisory today... not that I know what good
that will do as we dont have air conditioning anyway... Looks like 6 miles
is my weekly tally this week

Tori

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Xavier- 10/27/05 "Oooohh whats that on the floor? a dime? Yummy!"
Bonnie- 03/20/02 "Mommy look a cloud worm is eating the care bears"
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JJ_Red wrote:
I am looking to purchase a treadmill and am I tired of looking. From

what I
can see, the cheaper the narrow the tread and the less apt to get

any
kind
of warranty. And the better ones start at 900.00 and up. Can any one

offer
me any advice on brands and models. I have nearly narrowed it down

to a
Reebok or NordicTrack. Both come with a decent warranty.

I've got good advice. Go outside. Endless track out there, as wide

as
you want it.

But if he is anything like me once winter hits outside is a 4 letter

word

Tori


Yeah, I know. Perhaps I was being a bit too harsh. It's currently in
the 90s where I am on the East Coast, with some humidity to boot. I'm
just glad I have a gym membership....


--
Xavier- 10/27/05 "Oooohh whats that on the floor? a dime? Yummy!"
Bonnie- 03/20/02 "Mommy look a cloud worm is eating the care bears"
349.5/317/135




 




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