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Forum topic by Konomigon posted 10-12-2009 02:52 PM 1755 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-12-2009 02:52 PM

Yesterday I got dragged by the wife to the Tanger Outlets in Washington, PA by the wife. Much to my surprise a new store had opened and it was a tool outlet store. I can’t recall the name, but they have a mostly all reconditioned tools. Ridgid, Ryobi and Hitachi were the bulk of the tools. Mostly drills, drivers, miter saws and some other stuff. I picked up a Ridgid recon planer for 200! If your in the area and ok with reconditioned tools it’s worth checking out.

-- Kris

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#1 posted 10-12-2009 03:05 PM

Thanks for the heads up. I’m down in morgantown, wv, but it could be worth the trip.

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#2 posted 10-12-2009 07:13 PM

We have one of these stores near Madison WI. Its called Tools Direct. Bought a recon Ryobi router and recon Rigid planer ($189). Had some issues with the planer but have resolved them. I now look forward to a trip to the outlet mall, even thought I usually have to try on clothes.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#3 posted 10-15-2009 01:20 AM

thanks for the info

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#4 posted 10-15-2009 01:52 AM

yea thanks for the info…very intresting

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 10-15-2009 04:36 AM

Same store at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. I saw all the Ryobi tools and assumed it was HD’s dumping ground for returns.

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#6 posted 10-15-2009 01:16 PM

I picked up some Ridgid sanders (palm and ROS) from the Phila area store. Factory reconditioned with a 1 year warranty. They were in good condition and work great. Lots of drill kits. Mostly Riggid and Ryobi with occasional Bosch items. Gotta grab the Bosch when you can.

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#7 posted 10-16-2009 01:10 AM

Oh boy, did you sat tool store? I am going to be in that area early next month. Now how to I coax the wife into go to an outlet shopping center… That shouldn’t be too hard.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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