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17 Things You Should Always Buy New

Two shoppers try out the beds in the showroom at the Ikea store in Brooklyn, NY, Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Photograph: Victor J. Blue

By Megan Durisin

In the day and age of online swap meets and the ubiquity of reseller sites like Craigslist, eBay, and Etsy, there's hardly anything you can't get secondhand anymore. But should you?

For some items, saving a few bucks by buying them secondhand isn't worth the potential safety or health risks involved.

We've put together a list of 17 products that you should always buy new.

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