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Posted 02 January 2010 - 06:52 AM

When is the best time to buy a grill as far as when the retailers are unloading floor samples, etc. I am in South Florida where there is no real grilling season, just hot all yer with a few mild days sprinkled in.
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Posted 02 January 2010 - 02:38 PM

View Postrivieraranch, on Jan 2 2010, 06:52 AM, said:

When is the best time to buy a grill........


between 2:30 & 3:15 PM EST monday thru friday :lol:
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Posted 02 January 2010 - 02:40 PM

View Postold_grouch, on Jan 2 2010, 02:38 PM, said:

between 2:30 & 3:15 PM EST monday thru friday :)

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Posted 02 January 2010 - 05:01 PM

When you are ready to buy one.

Seriously, you'll drive yourself nuts if you try to time your purchase with an anticipated drop in price, year end close-outs, etc.

Some models never go on sale anyway. The Weber OTG and OTS 22.5" charcoal grills are a classic example of this.

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Posted 02 January 2010 - 07:06 PM

I'm in GA and I consistently see Walmart and Sams Club put their closeouts in August. HD/Lowes tends to never offer "closeouts", but does have various sales that vary week to week. When I was looking at grills in the spring of '07, HD/Lowes still had tons of '06 models...
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Posted 02 January 2010 - 08:01 PM

Yesterday, all the sales ended. Sorry...... :lol: Just look for what you want and do a google search for the best price and buy it! Find the model you want and let us know so we can tell you if there is a better place to buy it or if any of us know of good deals on that particular grill. We also could maybe give some suggestions about what not to buy as we do have some experience with different models.

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Posted 03 January 2010 - 08:37 PM

View Postold_grouch, on Jan 2 2010, 02:38 PM, said:

between 2:30 & 3:15 PM EST monday thru friday :lol:


We have the same sense of humor!
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Posted 04 January 2010 - 08:48 AM

View Postrivieraranch, on Jan 2 2010, 06:52 AM, said:

When is the best time to buy a grill as far as when the retailers are unloading floor samples, etc. I am in South Florida where there is no real grilling season, just hot all yer with a few mild days sprinkled in.

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It really depends on what type of store it is & what the grill turnover is.
If the store has grills as a seasonal item then the sales are at the end of the season so they dont have to pay to stock anything.
If the store has a dedicated grill section then the best time is when the new models come out.
Usually the best deal is going to be on a prior model year grill
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Posted 04 January 2010 - 03:29 PM

View Postrivieraranch, on Jan 2 2010, 03:52 AM, said:

When is the best time to buy a grill?

Yesterday :)
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Posted 04 January 2010 - 03:50 PM

View PostTubby's Smokehouse, on Jan 4 2010, 03:29 PM, said:

Yesterday :)


When I'm ready to sell mine? :)

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