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Old 04-29-2008, 06:27 AM   #7
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You may do as well by price comparing on such sites as pricegrabber.com (a nominal personal favorite), nextag.com or bizrate.com. There are other similar sites as well. So far, I have been satisfied with my transactions thereon.

One caveat: prices are cheaper on weekends that on weekdays! If convenient, save your purchases until a major holiday weekend.
Interesting idea... But do they ship to Europe? A lot of vendors on eBay don't (and eBay.nl is useless for my purposes (I searched): I need US-english software), so I went through a long weeding-out exercise. And looking at feedback scores, of course.

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Another caveat: I have found the cheapest source often doesn't have the best service, but other than longer delivery than expected, every purchase eventually arrived in good condition.
Well, I don't need any service from the vendor, other than that the package arrives intact. From then on it will be service from the manufacturer, if needed at all.

Well, we'll see how my first eBay adventure goes. Oh boy - my one bid, still winning this morning, is showing outbid just now. I'll wait till the last possible moment then before trying to bid again. Hehe, this is fun, too. And no, I won't be suckered into paying too much.

   
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