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Forum topic by Eddie posted 533 days ago 620 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Well I know there are differing opinions on Harbor Freight products, but wanted to share my most recent purchase…

I was given an angle grinder (harbor freight brand) from a friend as a thank you for helping him with some engine work on his car.
Well the grinder isn’t the most powerful and I decided to exchange it.

I got to the store and happened to be browsing the vices. —I do not have any vices currently, just a few ratcheting clamps.
I noticed they had a 10” woodworking vice on display.
The tag showed $40, on clearance sale for $30.
Then I noticed they had none in stock…I inquired about the floor model.

Well after a little frustration with charging my card twice (they fixed that), not using my 20% off coupon, and taking over 30mins to checkout…the manager was flustered and adjusted the price manually. I knew it was a good deal, didnt question it, and got the heck outta there.

Just checked my receipt and after a little math I found that I just purchased this for $16.70!!!
So if you bought this full price at $40, $16.70 comes in at 58% off!
The angle grinder gave me $15.
So only about $2 out of pocket!

I know it wont be the best quality, but at that price I am pretty excited!

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#1 posted 533 days ago

Nice, mount it up, put some faces on it and squeeze some stuff. You definitely got your money’s worth.

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#2 posted 533 days ago

Oh heck yeah! For under 17 bucks you cant go wrong!

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#3 posted 533 days ago

Yea, that’s like flea market used prices.

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#4 posted 533 days ago

Good Gloat

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