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Lowes Demonstration

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I had the good fortune to catch a SS demo today at Lowes in Brevard NC. It was fun to get a good look at the newest thing in action. The Shopsmith is an amazing machine.ImageImageImage

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I wonder what the two Lowe's employees in the background are thinking!
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jsburger wrote:I wonder what the two Lowe's employees in the background are thinking!
Wow, what a great machine ... :D
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rjent wrote:
jsburger wrote:I wonder what the two Lowe's employees in the background are thinking!
Wow, what a great machine ... :D
I would like to think so but somehow I doubt it. ;) :eek:
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I bought my do-it-yer-self Powerpro at a Lowe's demo... if you are a veteran, a Lowe's card holder, and REALLY need the upgrade, that's the best pricing ... and you got to go to beautiful Brevard, NC...
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There were as many employees watching as customers. Everyone was fascinated to watch the SS in action.

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Billdit wrote:I bought my do-it-yer-self Powerpro at a Lowe's demo... if you are a veteran, a Lowe's card holder, and REALLY need the upgrade, that's the best pricing ... and you got to go to beautiful Brevard, NC...
Yup, I bought my PP head stock in Dec 2012 from Bob Folkerth at Lowe's in Salt Lake City. Got the demo discount plus the Lowe's 10% military discount and free shipping and the no interest on the Lowe's card. A great deal!!!
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Outside of the military discounts at lowes, what other discounts are they offering at the demos? I am looking for various attachments and wondering what they are currently offering versus waiting until they run occasional specials. Next week we have SS demo covering to Des Moines.
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IIRC, the demonstrators have a price list for the show specials (upgrades, SPTs, lift assists normally) and other items from the catalog are about 10% off. The issue is if it is not in the Lowes computer, the order is not placed through Lowes. The demonstrator takes your payment info and puts the order into SS directly.
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Thanks!
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