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Old 11-20-2007, 03:33 PM
ncarmon ncarmon is offline
 
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Thanks for all the tips.

I ended up registering, purchasing and paying online with "will call" for shipping. I was tempted by MCS, but what I wanted was too heavy and would have been a fortune to ship.

Walked in and picked up my order, no questions asked.

Slick and I got exactly what I wanted!
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Old 11-21-2007, 04:42 AM
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Thumbs down Grainger

My company used to do a LOT of business with Grainger. But they still didn't want to sell to individual employees who contacted them, and I refuse to beg anyone to take my money. I became familiar with MSC when I was in A&P school and introduced them to our company. We buy almost exclusively from MSC now. Great company.
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Old 11-21-2007, 05:16 AM
Kevin Nugent Kevin Nugent is offline
 
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I also use MSC often. They send out your order immediately. I have ordered as late as 3 pm and UPS is pulling in the driveway the next morning and this is with standard shipping. Grainger wake up,a sale is a sale.
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Old 11-21-2007, 05:23 AM
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Grainger here in town has a relationship with employees of our company to be able to use them individually by just mentioning you are an employee. Of coarse I work for a major aircraft manufacture so that may have something to do with it.

Another way is to use your local FBO or A&P to buy the stuff for you. They sometimes even can get a discount.
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Old 11-26-2007, 09:10 PM
Charles in SC Charles in SC is offline
 
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Default What is MSC

Maybe I just missed it or something.
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Old 11-27-2007, 11:55 AM
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Thumbs up What is Msc?

Charles,

Check them out. They're great to work with!

http://www1.mscdirect.com/cgi/nnsrhm
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