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Topic # 196766 11-Jun-2016 22:53
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All the stores i've been to have ridiculous markups on them

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  Reply # 1570248 11-Jun-2016 23:04

All mine are from Jaycar. WV7914



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  Reply # 1570252 11-Jun-2016 23:41
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Rapallo AV. Reasonable prices, good service.


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  Reply # 1570293 12-Jun-2016 06:36
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Yep another one who recommends Rapallo, have always had excellent service from them.

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  Reply # 1570295 12-Jun-2016 07:50
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PB Tech normally have pretty good prices

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  Reply # 1570297 12-Jun-2016 07:55
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try the $2 type stores, they have 1.5 mtr cables for around $7 and 3mtr for around $12 and they are good quality , i have bought my last 2 from one in Rotorua and have had no problems.

Common sense is not as common as you think.

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  Reply # 1570300 12-Jun-2016 08:06
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Always off trademe. So much cheaper than any stores. Purchased two 3 metre v1.4 cables for $4.15 each.

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  Reply # 1570322 12-Jun-2016 09:06
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Dx- $4 for cables with a good length and have 180 degree swivel heads. I'm not sure if they still have them. But at the time I bought about 6

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  Reply # 1570329 12-Jun-2016 09:26
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PB tech ones have nice low profile cables and connectors, have bought quite a few over the years.
$10.29 for 2m cable.

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  Reply # 1570337 12-Jun-2016 09:41
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  Reply # 1570385 12-Jun-2016 10:58
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Trademe if you don't mind waiting.

Pbtech if you want to visit bricks and mortar.

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  Reply # 1570388 12-Jun-2016 11:01
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The 12 or so I got from Dick Smith for 50c each at Xmas should last me for the rest of my life!


At the end of the day what do you consider to be "reasonable"? I think the prices charged by big name retailers such as PB Tech are pretty reasonable.





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