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Re: [oletrucks] Harbor Freight - Shop Around...

To: Jack Halton <safesix@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Harbor Freight - Shop Around...
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 08:36:14 -0700
HF is well known for radically different prices for their stuff. I was not so
fortunate, they told me to wait until the next flyer arrives for a lower price.

Jack Halton wrote:

> That was my point, sort of...Harbor freight seems to have a policy of
> charging whatever the traffic will bear. Agreed, they will make it right if
> you catch it. BTW, even though they agreed to a $40 adjustment to me, they
> haven't changed the price shown on their web site.
>
> Jack Halton
> 51 GMC 1/2 ton
> Winter Park FL
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Antonio R. Tijerino" <antonio@innercite.com>
> To: "Jack Halton" <safesix@earthlink.net>; "oletrucks"
> <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 12:52 AM
> Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Harbor Freight - Shop Around...
>
> > I have found the same discrepancy, however if you show them the ad either
> > from the magazine or their web site, they will honor the lowest price. One
> > time I was buying an engine stand, the store had it for $69.00 and the web
> > site had it for $55.00, I printed the ad from their web site and they gave
> > me the lowest price at the store.
> >
> > Antonio,
> > '53 3100
> > Cameron Park, CA
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net
> > [mailto:owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net]On Behalf Of Jack Halton
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 3:44 PM
> > To: oletrucks
> > Subject: [oletrucks] Harbor Freight - Shop Around...
> >
> >
> > I finally decided to spring for a parts washer. I went to Harbor freight's
> > web site and opted for the "Heavy Duty" model at $139. A few days after
> > placing the online order, I picked the April "Hot Rod" issue at a friend's
> > shop and noticed Harbor's print ad. The exact same parts washer was marked
> > down to $99, price good till Oct 2000! Well, Ma didn't raise any chumps so
> I
> > fired off an E-mail to the HF customer service. After a round of E-mails
> > about where did I see the ad, page number etc, they notified me today that
> > they would adjust the price by $40.
> >
> > I checked the Hot Rod ad against HF's latest catalog and found the same
> > situation on several other items. Kinda makes me wonder about their
> pricing.
> > My next inquiry to HF Customer Service will be why the web site doesn't
> > reflect their lowest advertised price. If anyone's interested, I'll post
> > their response.
> >
> > BTW, what is a good solvent to use in my (still undelivered) parts washer?
> >
> >
> > Jack Halton
> > 51 GMC 1/2 ton
> > Winter Park FL
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >
>
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

--
New Mexico Jim
50 3100  ton
51 6??? two ton dump
54 two ton for parts


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