this many known problems does not address any of the hidden problems you may encounter.
take what you were willing to spend for repairs tack that on the 5500.00$ and buy something that works well as it stands.
i only know from my experience that everytime i said ok just a few bucks here and there. it will be ok. man did i get clobbered with fixes.
if you buy it for 5000 and spend a 1000$ or more you're already over what you could out of it if you decided to sell. and you'll likely never be happy with the "DEAL" because you had to spend so much money just to use it.
just my .02$
good luck on your choice.
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