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Any suggestions for a good deal? I'm burning through them at a rate of about 30 every two weeks right now. (making recordings for my Barbershop chorus) I'm currently paying about $0.40 ea from Best Buy.
 

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You have to be careful with the quality on some of the cheaper CD-R's. They've been known to deteriorate in only a few years, especially the "blue" ones. (They will literally flake off). We get the ones with a silver coating on them in bulk, I think from PC mall. I'll ask Gary what he is paying for them currently. We get a discount for being members of NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professional), so I'll check the regular price.
 

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My favorites are the memorex and I have probably used over 4000. Theyre on sale every other week for about a nickle per cd at Best Buy and other places (in spindles of 50 or 100, often after rebate).

www.thedailydeals.com and www.spoofee.com and www.techbargains.com are great sources to find the bargains on a daily basis.

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I looked around at those sites. They currently have them for about a dime each.

Bestbuy 100 pack memorex spindle for $9.99 after rebate

Circuit City has 50 pack memorex spindle for $4.99 after rebate
 

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Thanks for the tips. Longevity isn't a problem - they'll only be used for 2 weeks to 2 or 3 months max, and then be discarded.
 

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For the really heavy users, I wonder how many of those mail-in rebates you can use before you run out of names and mailing addresses. Normally they are quantity-restricted rebates.
 

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It's usually one per house, per offer. The offers usually last about 2 weeks. I usually send one to the store with Andy's name and one to the house(my name) when there's a good deal.


Here's a pretty good deal-of-the-day for Officemax:

Cendyne 4848x12x48 CDRW burner #20182491
100 pack of blank CD-R media #20187245
Telephone(wall)#20172965
Second telephone(desk) #20168453
6 pack of gel pens #20237977
FREE SHIPPING

Price for all of the above? FREE AFTER REBATES (lots of them to mail in though, one for each item)

For rebate forms and details, check out http://www.spoofee.com

You'll have to pay the sales tax in some states, if they have a store in your state. Shipping is free.
 

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For anyone interested:

The above deal expired this morning (they ran out) Was a one day only thing.

Mike
 

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Mike,

I figured you'd be one of the people to respond, I think of you as "the Deal man" ;)

BTW, the "Free CDs" at OfficeMax were actually not free. The deal was that if you bought a 100-Spindle pak (at $25. I think) and a CD-RW drive you'd get a free DVD Drive. Still a pretty good deal...
 

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I'm a bargain hunter at heart
Watch out distributors!
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