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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2015, 09:21:42 PM »
If anyone can snag some of their glass display counter-cabinets, I'd love to purchase install them at the museum and display some cool toys.
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2015, 11:20:10 PM »
I went to the local RS, and It's staying open! Nothing on Clearance!
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2015, 12:05:17 AM »
No indication of anything going on at my store either, no clearance, no sales, 3amp slo blow fuses out of stock  of course......
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2015, 12:08:47 AM »
Not all stores slated for closure.
Brian, I'll look for you locally and let you know.

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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2015, 12:26:23 AM »
two local stores were slated for closer, buddy purchased all electronics components and 3 parts cabinets, total was $400 "Savings of $3600"
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2015, 10:17:14 PM »
my Boynton store was shut down today at 4:50PM, supposed to sell out up until 6:00. I got robbed by not being able to rob them.

i'll go back tonight and just steal the sign. much easier that way.
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2015, 10:35:02 PM »
That is by far the longest receipt I've ever seen!
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2015, 11:10:29 PM »
I did find one locally, it was fairly well emptied, but I still found $170 worth of items for a cost of $30... wireless mouse for $6, garage remote for $7, large roll of speaker wire for $2, magic jack for $12, 15 cents per pack of  AAA batteries, oackages of fuses for 35 cents... not bad
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2015, 12:00:28 AM »
OMG thank you for posting this!!! I hit two radio shacks in 2 days and cleaned out the parts drawers!!!  The one I went to today had not only 95% off but anything that would fit in the bag was $15 and $25 for the bigger bag. Some dude was there and bought all the empty drawers for $75 each. I was surprised as hell that the drawers weren't emptied. I cleaned out the transistor, IC, diode, led, switch and resistor drawers. Effen A, I still can't thank you enough for the heads up!!!!!! The pics are just one of the 3 bags i left with!
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2015, 09:29:09 AM »
I hit my local closure the other day and bought close to 34 packs of fuses, diodes, and resistors. Total was $5.16. Fuse packs rang up 17 cents per.
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2015, 10:48:33 AM »
crap, eBay is going to be flooded with crap from the masses...I mean...masses of more crap. ;)
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2015, 04:41:49 PM »
crap, eBay is going to be flooded with crap from the masses...I mean...masses of more crap. ;)

It has already started.

Went to two of them today. For the Miami guys, the one on Colonial drive-160th street has one day left. There is literally not much left there. The one in Southland mall still has a quite a bit of inventory left but most of it is just phones, audio equipment etc. The geeks have already vultured the rest of the stuff from most of the other stores.

They are shifting prices down every Friday until all of the inventory is gone. Once there is a set amount of inventory left, the store will begin putting up signs on how many days are left until closure.

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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2015, 04:44:22 PM »
it all depends on when the store is set to "close"

if you wait it out and get in the day or two before you get super awesome deals..

But it appears most people are now just buying stuff up without waiting it out.
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2015, 04:56:48 PM »
According to the girl working the store I went to the "higher ups" are only giving them 24 hours notice in advance. She wasn't sure she'd be working today or tomorrow. They're letting them know the day before based on how much inventory has been bought. No hard close date.
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Re: Awesome Haul at Radio Shack! Check your local stores ASAP!
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2015, 05:43:42 PM »
The big store in Brandon is already closed. Went by there today to see if I could get a soldering iron.

Kinda sad, that store had been around since the early 80s. I remember when they used to have Tandy computers there back in the day.

Then again, probably haven't stepped foot in there in years.. and last time I did I think I needed a phone battery.