buy a pair at best buy. warranty them. return his broken ones. get new ones for him.
Your best buy may be cool and let you return them after you warranty them.
My friend bought some BROKEN klipsch s2's on ebay. Bought a pair of S4i's @ best buy, and returned the broken s2's he got for like $7 on ebay and got full credit at best buy.
But this is all unethical and shit...........
I just have a shitload of Macbooks/Macbook Pro's for sale. Message me.