[Coco] Random Radio Shack question
flexser at fiu.edu
Wed Dec 17 08:16:05 EST 2008
I agree about the batteries. I had remembered from the 'old days' that RS used
to give you the best buy on batteries. But the other day, I needed a watch-type
battery, stopped into the Shack, and found it priced at $6.99. That seemed
awfully high to me, so I figured I'd check if my supermarket carried it. They
On Wed, 17 Dec 2008, Rogelio Perea wrote:
> Ahhh... the battery a month club or something like that?
> I had one card and my brother another, so we would get two free batteries
> each month. How much were those general purpose (rather low grade) red
> batteries worth?
> Nice gimmick to draw in a customer who may then pick up something else, even
> if he/she was "just steppin' in to get the free battery".
> It is incredible how much the store marks up the batteries. Word to the
> wise: buy your batteries elsewhere - about the only thing nice about getting
> them at RS is if they're of the hard to find types.
> -=[ R ]=-
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 10:20 PM, Sean <badfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Anyone remember the 'battery club' cards?
> > I always picked 9V, seemed to need those the most.
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