TSC Early Buy

Harman Lover 007 Posted By Harman Lover 007, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:16 AM

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  1. Harman Lover 007

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    Got a TSC card in the mail today for their early buy program. It's amounts to $25 per ton off. The price around here is currently $244/ton or $4.89/bag.
     
  2. heat seeker

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    I got one, too, but what brand you'll get is anyone's guess! I'm considering it, though.
     
  3. briansol

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    +1. also got a card. I might buy 1 as a shoulder and order 3 or 4 from the local house. last year they had the MW hardwoods which aren't bad.
    but they also had unfernos :(
     
  4. moey

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    :( I didnt get one. Was it part of a add or something directly addressed to you?
     
  5. heat seeker

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    Direct mailing, sort of a large postcard.
     
  6. mnkywrnch

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    I got one as well,the tsc in ringe N.H has been carrying green supremes.
     
  7. coobie

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  8. coobie

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    Vanwert OH.Tractor supply $3.99 a bag for somerset pellets.Go figure?
     
  9. imacman

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    Maybe someone can scan theirs and make it available for members to download & print out? I doubt the local TSC will care.
     
  10. heat seeker

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    Here it is:
     

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  11. moey

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    Thanks..

    Is there a bar code on it? Looks like it may be a sale for everyone they always have the bulk discount.
     
  12. Lousyweather

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    Im always skeptical when someone offers a discount off of price and never actually gives you the price per ton and brand they are selling.....
     
  13. heat seeker

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    Here's the other side. No bar code. Note that they want 25% down "to secure your order".
     

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  14. Lousyweather

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    right...still, a discount means NOTHING unless you know the base price......if a gas station offers 30% off your gas, but sells the gas for $6.00/gallon, is that a great deal? no....
     
  15. heat seeker

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    Agreed! But in their defense, I'll point out the somewhat lame claim that they'll match any local competitor's price. Around here, TSC is the lowest price anyway. I'm still going to wait and see what happens in the fall. I buy 1 ton at a time, due to storage space. Time will tell...
     
  16. Lousyweather

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    ANY pellet, or same brand?
     
  17. heat seeker

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    I take what they have at the time. I've been disappointed just once, when the pellets burned okay, but had a strong and unpleasant chemical smell. The pellet manufacturer blamed TSC's storage for the smell.
    The pellets I get may not be the absolute best, but the price is not bad (usually around $210/ton). My stove, so far, has had no trouble burning anything I've put in it.
     
  18. bonesy

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    I got the same offer in email.
     
  19. thebigo

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    Talked to the manager at the TSC in Brentwood NH, said they would price match any pellet sold locally, regardless of brand

    also said they would let you buy at the ton price and then pick the pellets up gradually, i drive by the store everyday, plan is to to load ~25 bags in the car daily
     
  20. heat seeker

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    When I buy a ton, they give me 24 hours to get it gone. I don't know what they'd do if I didn't make it, but I take half right then, unload it, and go back for the second half. I like it better when I have what I paid for stacked in my garage.
     
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  21. Phil Do's fire.

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    Our local TSC carries the worst brands of pellets. The only one that carries a decent line is about 40 miles from me. I went with WP.com this year:cool:
     
  22. Caribfan

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    I received a 10% off coupon last week and figured I'd stop in to see if they had pellets. Here in Windham ME they had MWP blend and wanted $256/ton. This this the same TSC that sold them for $192/ton last season and historically have been the cheapest in the area. I almost coughed up a lung.
     
  23. Phil Do's fire.

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    Holy cow!! Cough up both lungs at that price. The local TSC carries brands from small mills that are in upstate NY mostly from logging areas in the Adirondak mountains. Overpriced garbage:p
     
  24. MCPO

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    I`ve sampled different brands of pellets they handled there but I was never impressed with any of them. After I added the $35 per ton delivery charge they simply weren`t worth it.
    However, I suppose if you pick em up yourself you might consider them .
    I stick with certain brands from lumberyards for two reasons, one being a one shot delivery and two being they usually have a choice of better grade pellets.
    At least this is what I find in my area.
     
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  25. moey

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    patience my Dear Watson once the price war starts they will drop in price...
     
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