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post #4 of Old 08-16-2010
MJBrown
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Unless you need it right away I'd wait and see what price you can get at the show. Most vendors are willing to negotiate if you start the process. Try shopping on the web the week before the show. Once you find what you want, at the best price, print it out and bring it to the show with you. Show it to the vendor and see if they'll match the price. See if there are multiple vendors carrying the same item and play them against each other. The worst thing they can say is no. I've bought countless items this way over the years. Binoculars, foul weather gear, chartplotter, shoes. If you can't find a deal then order off the web when you get home.
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