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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by HMR, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. HMR

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    I just talked to a guy who was selling two p3 standards. So during the general questioning as to why he is selling a new sealed one, he admitted that he bought two of them from target last week on sale. He is asking $450 each so I gotta think he bought them for $399 or less.

    Man I need to do a better job of looking for them. At $399 I would have bought one.

    Anyone else see these sale adds?
     
  2. Rumbaar

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    Look out for what? You know that retailer brought their stock for less than they are selling it for, right? But yes, always keep an eye out for a bargain.
     
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    Actually they were $349 at Target.
     
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    Rumbaar, you totally missed my point. I was just stating that there are some sales out there and if someone sees one to please let us know in this forum.
     
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    Illini, wow that was a great price. Tks for the info. Sure wish I knew about it. I was trying to buy one from Craigslist and never thought of looking at target for an even better price.
     
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    With a return situation some people on Slickdeals.net were reporting getting them for much less.
     
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    Yes, missed the point. Maybe the sentence wasn't structured with that point in mind. Maybe lead with that point :)
     
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    Not sure how I could have been clearer. Illina seemed to understand. Anyways ..........
     
  9. Rumbaar

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    See read it as asking if had seen these type of sale ads where someone is selling their drone for more than they purchased.
     
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    Tcope, Tks for the tip. $349 or better is a good price for a first timer like me to experiment with.
     
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    I got one for $210, but I decided to return it and save up my money for a next generation model. I've read on this website that DJI has always released a new phantom in mid April. Anyone have any phantom 4 rumors to share to help make the time go by faster? haha


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    You got a Phantom 3 Standard for $210 and returned it? wow, that is only a bit more than 1 battery would cost you. you can barely get a 350 size quadcopter that has gps but no fpv or even a camera for that much but you took back a complete package for a pizza more than $200??? Please let us all know where these $210 P3 Standards are, Ill buy them and keep the battery and sell them for the same price I bought them for.
     
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    So they're probably all sold out by now, but here's the info:
    Only certain target stores have the P3S on clearance at the $210 price, which are likely all sold out by now... But anyways:
    Use this website to check store inventory:
    Target Inventory Checker
    The P3S's DPCI (Item number) at Target is 056-17-0040
    Lastly type in your zip code. Mine is Beverly Hills CA 90048 and as you can see if you type it into the website, the price is $209.70, but out of stock.
    Anyone have any Phantom 4 rumors to share??? :)
     
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    Yep - I saw it. I believe somebody posted the sale on this site somewhere...
     
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    Wow at $210 I would not have hesitated one bit. Oh well. I will keep en eye out for the next sale and grab one and let the room know. For us newbies, not a bad price to start the drone experience.
     
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    Pishi, Tks for the link. I tried it and it showed one @$209.75 at a local store. Well I know it's probably too good to be true, I did call. Talked to a kid who seemed to know what's up. He said their inventory is all screwed up and they have none but did confirm a blowout price of $209.75 to dump them. He said they were being discontinued and that the next one up will be $699 now. Not sure what to make of this but it sounds plausible. Guess the coming weeks will be interesting.

    Upon further thought I am guessing he is talking about the phantom 3, 4 k model.but not positive.

    Just talked to dji and they said it's not being discontinued. Fwiw.
     
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