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Old 09-12-2018, 11:48 PM   #61
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Isn't it 10 percent off orders of 2k or more?

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0-40%+ depending on the product. Tools and lumber, not much. Flooring, insulation, millwork, hardware can be marked down a lot.

One example: A stack of trim was $2000. Bid room was $1300. McCoy Millwork was $1100.
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:57 PM   #62
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I always check the clearance rack at Home Depot. Thatís where most of my makita comes from.

I also buy from pawn shops and second hand from other trades guys. Iím 29, who knows what Iíll be working on in 10-20 years, so Iíve picked up some good tools from 50+ year old guys that know what tools they need to hang on to, usually by then youíre specialized or a GC that keeps every tool.

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Went into work the other day and my boss said to me, “Lowe’s has Johnson 4ft and 2ft levels on clearance, package deal, both for one price. Normal is $45 and they are about $13.”
He had picked up a couple to have as backups because as hard as we try to keep levels perfect, from time to time they get dropped, stuff fall on them, etc and he said for that price it was worth storing them at the shop.
He knows I’m trying to grow my tool collection so he let me know. Even though I don’t have a use for them right now I’m sure they will be used now thay I have them.
Long story short, I’m the new owner of two levels.
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And you didn't tell everyone here about the deal right away?

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Old 09-16-2018, 08:14 PM   #65
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Been busy with school and haven’t read the forum in a while. Posted as soon as I saw the thread.
My local one had about 8 in stock on Thursday. They weren’t with the regular clearance items, and not with the levels. They were by the air compressors in the tool section on a top shelf. If I wasn’t looking for them I might not have found them.
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Old 09-23-2018, 12:02 PM   #66
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Forgot about this. My harbor freight trailer I built 3 winters ago for garbage. Don't use it any since we have a 30yard container at the yard for garbage. Going to try to get a couple hundred for it.

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