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Topic # 238199 6-Jul-2018 14:42
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Sorry in advance if this has already been posted. To the mods, I have looked to see if this is an existing thread so please don't flay me if I have erred.  

 

I was looking at buying an 8TB drive from Amazon, and was offered free shipping as follows....

 

 

 

 

Not sure if any other products qualify.


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  Reply # 2050538 6-Jul-2018 14:54
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Nice tip, thank you.  I'll go hunting...





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  Reply # 2050542 6-Jul-2018 14:58
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Free? after they just removed standard? what?





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  Reply # 2050555 6-Jul-2018 15:12
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Free! Wow





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  Reply # 2050556 6-Jul-2018 15:13
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other items are coming up free as well, seems to show up when its over 100 USD.





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  Reply # 2050636 6-Jul-2018 15:42
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Just to briefly hijack 8TB with extra USB ports is $172.40 = https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-External-Storage-Photography-STEL8000100/dp/B01HD6ZLQ6/ref=sr_1_3?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1530848199&sr=1-3&keywords=8tb&th=1

 

while 6TB version on same page is $109.99 - bit if a difference ($62.41).





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  Reply # 2050639 6-Jul-2018 15:49
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I need an internal 8-10TB HDD, the larger the better ... outgrown the 6TB!





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  Reply # 2050640 6-Jul-2018 15:51
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I ran out of connectors inside my PC case, and the external ones are cheaper anyway, so...





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  Reply # 2050642 6-Jul-2018 15:55
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damn, just made an order last week, wasnt over $100 though

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  Reply # 2050736 6-Jul-2018 18:08
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How hard is it to remove the hdd from the enclosure?




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  Reply # 2050741 6-Jul-2018 18:19
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Depends on the model I presume (link to unnecessarily long but useful video follows) - 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kepJL_ZdUJ0

 

A few years ago now I took a few Seagates out of their enclosure, but it depended on where they were made, for Thailand ones the HDD was just a push fit onto its usb connector inside the enclosure but Chinese ones were soldered. Again few years ago.

 

I'd be tempted to buy an external one, try taking it apart but be prepared to fail and not be too disappointed anyway, usb3 speeds (if you have) are pretty decent anyway.





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Just bought a Kreg Project Centre and saved $338. Been looking at this for a while, but shipping has put me off

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  Reply # 2050775 6-Jul-2018 18:53
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now is this permanent or is it just temporary???


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  Reply # 2050797 6-Jul-2018 19:31
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Wow, this is kind of a big deal. I think it applies to basically any order over $100, not just small computer part-sized things.

 

Just tried adding a saucepan that's been in my saved items forever. $55 USD for the pan and $22 USD for shipping.

 

But add a second saucepan - free. That shipping would normally be $62.03 NZD...


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  Reply # 2050868 6-Jul-2018 22:37
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Cant order poptarts internationally :(

 

What else are people getting from there?





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