At 9:11 AM -0700 06/08/06, Brian Olesky wrote: >On 6/8/06 7:03 AM, "Larry Kollar" <kollar at alltel.net> wrote: > >> >>> Since we're handing out kudos to memory retailers, I've got to give >>> my support to Data Memory Systems. >> >> My turn. ;-) >> >> I've ordered from Coast to Coast Memory (1-800-4-MEMORY) several >> times & never had a problem. The order takers can make sure you have >> the right memory type if you tell them what kind of Mac you have; >> that saved me some hassle once when I picked my stick off the wrong >> line. >> >> -- >> Larry Kollar k o l l a r @ a l l t e l . n e t > >And now my turn. Since there are a certain percent of Ram chips that will >turn out to be bad, I've occasionally been able to get a best price on line, >then take that to my local retailer and challenge him to match it. If they >do, you get two benefits: instant gratification, plus the ability to whip >out your book, install the chip and verify that it works right on the spot. >This happened to me at a CompUSA once--when the first chip they handed me >failed to work, they brought out a second one, I tried that one, it worked, >and life was good again. I have done this locally with the small retailers, not the box stores. And I factor in the cost I would be charged for shipping from an online reseller before challenging my local retailer to match a price. Steve R -- Get the Canadian troops out of Afghanistan now.