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Shout Out To smurfman

Postby BigDog58 on Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:16 pm

Earlier this morning smufman messaged me about Fleet Farm having their CCI #35 50 BMG Primers on clearance. So, instead of going to sleep at my usual 8 am, I got dressed and went to FF at Brooklyn Park. They had 1800 primers on the shelf, all the same Lot #. I purchased ALL they had. He mentioned that if I got a FF Credit Card, there was another 10% off, which I got, and saved another 10%, in addition to the clearance Mark down.

I then went to the store in Blaine/Lino Lakes. They only had 1 Box in a locked cabinet. I found an employee in Sporting Goods and he got me the one lone box. I mentioned to him that I was headed to the Oakdale Store to see what they had. He asked me to wait a minute, and he would scan my box, and see if Oakdale, had any in stock. He then disappeared into the storage area for a few minutes.

When he came back out, he had a box FULL of CCI #35's. 4700 primers to be exact. And, they were clearance priced at less than 50% of any, I could locate online (as were the previous 1800 I bought earlier). On top of this discounted clearance pricing, their card has a 6 months with No Interest (if paid off, which I will).

I had, intended to hit the Oakdale and Lake City Stores, but I didn't want to be totally greedy :shock:

And, on top of that, they ended up issuing me Three (3) $25 "Bonus Buck Gift Cards". Those will be used in a few weeks, when we go buy a new lawnmower at FF (I'm watching for a sale).

All in All, smurfman saved me almost $1000. I also saved Shipping and Hazmat Charges, which I didn't calculate into my savings.
I am now set for the next several years in the 50 BMG Primer Dept.

smurfman, :bowdown: if you ever get back down my way, let me know, and I'll take you out to dinner for your kindness, and thinking about me.

Jim

PS: Out of all of these primers, I only have 3 different Lot Numbers. Sure makes it easier that way.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby FJ540 on Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:53 pm

Wow. Nice haul!
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Grayskies on Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:49 pm

BigDog58 wrote:And, on top of that, they ended up issuing me Three (3) $25 "Bonus Buck Gift Cards". Those will be used in a few weeks, when we go buy a new lawnmower at FF (I'm watching for a sale).

1st Grats! :D
2nd FF has lawn mowers on sale, Husqvarna, tho the reviews say they cut poorly. (I am shopping for one too).
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Rodentman on Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:56 pm

Sounds like a strong find. I note they are out of stock at many places.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Rotary12 on Fri Mar 08, 2019 5:53 pm

Nice haul.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Ghost on Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:53 pm

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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby OldmanFCSA on Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:56 pm

BigDog,

Now don't hide them - I need to find them while you are sleeping - Maybe I will leave a few (scrap) Match IK-98 brass casings that you love so much and try to steal with MurphyT's assistance.

I wasn't currently in a position to buy more primers while I have over 3000 on the shelves now of all the same Lot #.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Holland&Holland on Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:23 pm

Grayskies wrote:
BigDog58 wrote:And, on top of that, they ended up issuing me Three (3) $25 "Bonus Buck Gift Cards". Those will be used in a few weeks, when we go buy a new lawnmower at FF (I'm watching for a sale).

1st Grats! :D
2nd FF has lawn mowers on sale, Husqvarna, tho the reviews say they cut poorly. (I am shopping for one too).

You don't need a lawnmower, only a snowblower.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby xd ED on Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:51 am

Holland&Holland wrote:
Grayskies wrote:
BigDog58 wrote:And, on top of that, they ended up issuing me Three (3) $25 "Bonus Buck Gift Cards". Those will be used in a few weeks, when we go buy a new lawnmower at FF (I'm watching for a sale).

1st Grats! :D
2nd FF has lawn mowers on sale, Husqvarna, tho the reviews say they cut poorly. (I am shopping for one too).

You don't need a lawnmower, only a snowblower.


I've got a Husqvarna snowblower; like it a lot...bought it online at Snowblowers direct, which is a part of Power equipment direct...lawnmowers, chainsaws, etc;

On the topic of FF, I've really seen a fall off in their retail store since the ownership change...far more empty hooks/ out of stock, few floor employees, fewer cashiers/ longer check out lines...
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Holland&Holland on Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:00 am

I've noticed that as well. Both Cabelas and FF are different stores now with their different owners.
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Re: Shout Out To smurfman

Postby Ghost on Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:50 am

Holland&Holland wrote:I've noticed that as well. Both Cabelas and FF are different stores now with their different owners.

Agree
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