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Old 11-21-2009, 11:14 PM
 
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Old 11-21-2009, 11:15 PM
 
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Normally I have no interest in BF deals or shopping on that day.
But our truck needs shocks and I see that Sears is offering free installation of their shocks on BF. We are going to look into that.
What if you have to wait for hours?
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Old 11-23-2009, 10:09 AM
 
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What if you have to wait for hours?
That is a slow day in the auto repair business.
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Old 11-23-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Colorado Plateau
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What if you have to wait for hours?
Moot now. Sears does not seem to have the shocks we need for our 98 Toyota Tacoma. Several calls to our local store and to Sears central proved futile in even finding a competent person to help locate a set, so we decided that we'd rather have someone else work on our vehicle, even if it costs more.
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:17 PM
 
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Moot now. Sears does not seem to have the shocks we need for our 98 Toyota Tacoma. Several calls to our local store and to Sears central proved futile in even finding a competent person to help locate a set, so we decided that we'd rather have someone else work on our vehicle, even if it costs more.
I got a loyal friend who has a body shop who works on my car. He has saved me thousands of $ over the years. I will never go to any other shops. They are all rip-offs.
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Old 11-23-2009, 02:35 PM
 
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Frugal is DIY. Shocks are "shockingly" easy to replace. Use the BF sales to round out your tool collection, especially that Sears sale.
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Old 11-23-2009, 03:18 PM
 
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Frugal is DIY. Shocks are "shockingly" easy to replace. Use the BF sales to round out your tool collection, especially that Sears sale.
If you know what you are doing. Also, it can be time consuming.
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Old 11-26-2009, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Pomona
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I somewhat gave up years ago when it folks "only" camped out in front from 8pm Thanksgiving. OK, so it's another 10 hours until the store opens, but if they're saving like $200 for something, I could see why it was worthwhile to them.

Seeing the tents pitched out in front of Best Buy 3 days ago , however, ... all I say these days is f- this sh-.

Not that online shopping is perfect either (Foamy the Squirrel fans would understand what I mean), but at least I'm not dealing with any mile-long lines to save a few bucks.
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Old 11-26-2009, 06:03 PM
 
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Frugal is DIY. Shocks are "shockingly" easy to replace. Use the BF sales to round out your tool collection, especially that Sears sale.
If you know what you are doing, you can save a few bucks.

If you think you know what you are doing but don't, it can be fatal.
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Old 11-28-2009, 09:17 AM
 
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I have a rule.Well actually more than one.This rule states,...I will never wait on line to spend money.(*more than 5 minutes)
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