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Old 02-10-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
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Default $70 : Hakko FX-888 discounted for a week at Fry's

Someone on Eevblog posted that the Hakko's FX-888 is discounted for a week at Fry's down to $70:

Good piece of equipment... imho worth the money if you're struggling with cheapo solder stuff now.
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: $70 : Hakko FX-888 discounted for a week at Fry's

Originally Posted by mariushm View Post
Someone on Eevblog posted that the Hakko's FX-888 is discounted for a week at Fry's down to $70:
The local electronics store here prices everything like the Internet and competition doesn't exist. They also still think the Canadian dollar is nowhere near parity to the USA dollar.

How they stay in business is a mystery to me. They must get a lot of government business with my hard earned tax dollars.

For the same item, they are charging $140 with their "new lower Canadian pricing".

The rate of my actual fixing things has slowed down a lot. I do more "virtual" repairs now that anything. I would love to get this station though.
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