Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Kind of hard to do when you don’t know they’re fudging . And of course, no one here has ever done something so heinous, I’m sure. Dan On Aug 23, 2015, at 7:38 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On August 23, 2015 at 7:12 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-23 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
They cheat on the rules, too. For example, when I got my DAS stuff the customs paperwork listed it as “engineering samples”. That’s an old trick to avoid paying duties. Dan On Aug 22, 2015, at 10:33 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: On August 21, 2015 at

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-23 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On August 23, 2015 at 7:12 AM Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: They cheat on the rules, too. For example, when I got my DAS stuff the customs paperwork listed it as “engineering samples”. That’s an old trick to avoid paying duties. Cheating on duties is a favor

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-22 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
I'm not sure how they can make any money with the free shipping on stuff I'm wondering if there's some quiet thing where the foreign trade imbalance is offset by this. Not 'free' so much, as already paid for by our whopping trade imbalance? Me? A cynic? :-) -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-22 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
The Chinese postal service subsidizes export packages like crazy. It's cheaper to mail some minor electronic trinket (like an OBD II bluetooth dongle) from Shanghai to my house than it is to mail a letter from next door to my house. Meanwhile, USPS wants $2.70 for a sub ounce domestic package

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-22 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
On August 21, 2015 at 10:10 AM Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I'm not sure how they can make any money with the free shipping on stuff but it is all reasonable quality, probably the same stuff every other store sells just factory direct with minimal markup. The

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-21 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
The HF stuff is reasonable for the price, I have an air hose and various fittings, they work. I have the $20 recip saw, that thing just won't die. I expected it to last $20 worth, but so far it has done very well with some abusive use. Take a look at banggood.com for some really cheap

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-21 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
for it so I can build a doghouse to keep it in to cut down on noise. -Curt From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Friday, August 21, 2015 10:10 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-21 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
on noise. -Curt From: Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Friday, August 21, 2015 10:10 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale The HF stuff is reasonable

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-21 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: Rick Who just came to the realization I am one cheap bast*rd. I'm gonna bet I can beat you at that. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Craig inquires: I noticed all the coupons are in color. My printer, however, is black and white. Will HF honor coupons printed in greyscale? Yes! As long as the number (or barcode) is legible. ‎I generally have the coupon on the screen of my phone and they scan that, or key in the code on the

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-20 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Rick Who just came to the realization I am one cheap bast*rd. I have a set of snappy wrenches. They are bright and shiny, and it seems everyone would love to lift them. Therefore, I guard them, and keep them hidden, and hardly ever use them. years ago I bought crapsman wrenches and

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-20 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎HF Taiwanese ratchets, sockets, and such are very high quality. The Chinese stuff, not so much.  ‎ Use coupons and codes! http://www.hfqpdb.com/coupons/73_ITEM_3_8__x_50_FT._HEAVY_DUTY_PREMIUM_RUBBER_AIR_HOSE_1434506584.6654.jpg http://www.dealsoff.com/harbor-freight-coupons/

Re: [MBZ] OT: Harbor Freight Tools Huge Parking Lot Sale

2015-08-20 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:36:30 -0500 Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ‎HF Taiwanese ratchets, sockets, and such are very high quality. The Chinese stuff, not so much. ‎ Use coupons and codes!