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Computer show Pittsburgh

Never been to one of these shows. It's in a conference center which is big. I need a printer, flat panel monitor and speakers with woofer. Do you really save money at these shows or can I do just as well at the box store sales. Admission: $7.00.

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Re: Computer show Pittsburgh/your risk

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These are sometimes traveling circus shows. You can do well or can be burned. When these folks pull up the tents, their warranties/guarantees tend to leave town. You will probably find lots of "questionable" software there, repackaged accessories etc, among the new stuff. It's a gamble, really. Spend the 7 bucks to check it out, stay a while but don't buy anything during your first lap around the place. My advice only....have fun

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Re: Computer show Pittsburgh

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First you need to have a good idea of what products you want and the cost of these products if you bought from a local dealer or over the internet.

Then when you go to the show you have something to compare to.

At the shows around here I find that many of the local dealers have booths so if I buy from them at the show and have a problem I know where to find them.

Don't be afraid to dicker.
If they want 100 bucks for an item offer them 90, it's great fun.
Remember that merchant doesn't want to haul all that stuff back to his shop.

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