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Monster Cable still at it....

Discussion in 'The OT' started by Richard King, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. SayWhat?

    SayWhat? Know Nothing

    Jun 6, 2009
    You'll find the low price guarantee policies tweaked to prevent most competitor shopping now. They specify that it must be the EXACT same model, but you'll have a hard time finding that model anywhere else locally.

    Same thing Merg said, I know. But you'll even find exclusive deals with manufacturers and stores. Home Depot is the only store around here to carry Ryobi products for example.
  2. scooper

    scooper Hall Of Fame

    Apr 22, 2002
    Youngsville NC
    15-20 years ago - my wife and me were shopping for a new refridgerator. We found one that we liked (an Amana) at a regular appliance store, got the model etc. Then we trekked out to Sears , saw the exact same model (except this had a "Sears exclusive" model number) The guy at Sears was such an ass about it that we have never shopped at Sears again for any appliances, nor do we we ever expect to.
  3. Rich

    Rich DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2007
    Piscataway, NJ
    Strange how they changed so much when they moved from New Brunswick. All new people and all seemed to be trained in the same manner. When they were in NB, they were very easy to deal with.

  4. Rich

    Rich DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2007
    Piscataway, NJ
    Yet another store that we avoid. Retailers (this is a generalization) are a rather scurrilous lot. I never have problems shopping at amazon.com.

  5. The Merg

    The Merg 1*

    Jun 24, 2007
    Northern VA
    Panasonic is even doing it with Best Buy for the TC-PxxG2x series TV's. The model number normally ends as G25, but at Best Buy they all end as G20. In this case, not an issue as the Best Buy price is generally right around all the other retailers for this TV. I just ordered it from Amazon for a couple hundred less than a retailer too.

    - Merg
  6. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 24, 2007
    You guys have brought back some memories. I was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ and haven't thought about Top’s in a long time. It all reminds me of all those stores on Rt 22. And I remember the uproar when Two Guys on Morris Ave in Union was bucking the Blue Laws and opened on Sundays. Now there's a big chain store there and I'm sure they sell Monster. :nono:

  7. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    I don't think they have an exclusive on Ryobi, but they do have an exclusive on a lot of the Rigid stuff.
  8. Rich

    Rich DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2007
    Piscataway, NJ
    I think Costco has the G20s for about $999. Vann's sells the G25s for about $1300. Call Panasonic and Sony, see if you can get some info on the "special" sets that they ship to the bigger stores. I finally found someone at Sony that explained the difference between the 800 and 801 TV sets. Less features. Don't buy one. Two suggestions straight from Sony. The 800s are the better sets.


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