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Is it advisable to purchase additional Lawn Mower repair protection, which is offered at Home Depot for $130.00 for 3 years? 
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Klaus

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Oregon Mike

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The lawn mower comes with a 5 year warranty so I say no. 
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szwoopp, Champion

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Save your money from the 10 -15 "extended warranties" you would purchase for every product you buy and use it to pay for the 2 or 3 repairs you may actually need.
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Yep. Extended warranty plans are dumb. I have bought them for a few things. I would say no
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About the only difference between the HD extended warranty and EGO's warranties would be for items under $300 and within two years of purchase: If it breaks down, they will replace it with a Home Depot eGift card. For larger items like the mower ($300 or more)...the HD warranty and the EGO warranty appear "the same" and all you would be doing with the HD warranty is adding needless cost to the product.
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Doesn't the extended warranty start after the manufacturer warranty expires? If not then good point. I was always under the assumption that it started after.
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I think that's one sort of extended warranty. Another is one that covers things the original mfr's warranty doesn't. I don't know which one HD offers, but their price sure doesn't seem worth it.