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[Home Depot] Cordless Brushless Ridgid 7-1/4 inch Circular Saw $128

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[Home Depot] Cordless Brushless Ridgid 7-1/4 inch Circular Saw $128

So if you are already in the Ridgid ecosystem (for example, you got the Ridgid drill and driver combo last year that came with 2 batteries and the charger), this is a perfect opportunity for a very good quality brushless circular saw. We know Ryobi days is on and they have the saw+free battery but this works out better if you have Ridgid.
This saw + free battery and charger are $199+tax. However you can go directly to the customer service and they will refund you the promotional value ($85.20+tax=$96.28) making the total for this brushless circular saw only $128 altogether. Works out better for me than the Ryobi so this was a no brainer. Hope this helps someone too!
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TheGuard wrote:
Sep 10th, 2019 8:10 pm
However you can go directly to the customer service and they will refund you the promotional value ($85.20+tax=$96.28) making the total for this brushless circular saw only $128 altogether.
Sounds like a YMMV situation. I've never heard of this option before.
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What did you say to the Customer Service Rep?
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Just did it, no need to say anything.
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I got the multi tool like that. I went back to the return counter. They asked why and I said changed my mind. End of story.
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Yup, just said I already had the batteries and charger and initially she said I wasn't going to get anything back but I let her ring it in because I saw the max refund value on the receipt and knew more than her apparently lol no issues with the refund for that.
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HomeDepot should really close this loophole. The receipt should show a bundle deal where both items are listed as one so that customers have to either keep or return the entire bundle.
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kennyt18 wrote:
Sep 10th, 2019 9:10 pm
HomeDepot should really close this loophole. The receipt should show a bundle deal where both items are listed as one so that customers have to either keep or return the entire bundle.
I asked the clerk in Barrie store and she said if i did a refund, the entire thing had to come back.
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celldealwanter wrote:
Sep 10th, 2019 11:26 pm
I asked the clerk in Barrie store and she said if i did a refund, the entire thing had to come back.
Talk to a different clerk. I was at the Barrie one and did this last night.
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TheGuard wrote:
Sep 11th, 2019 10:37 am
Talk to a different clerk. I was at the Barrie one and did this last night.
Awesome. Ty!
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kennyt18 wrote:
Sep 10th, 2019 9:10 pm
HomeDepot should really close this loophole. The receipt should show a bundle deal where both items are listed as one so that customers have to either keep or return the entire bundle.
Cannot speak for all Homedepot locations, but the one I frequent shows a Max Return for each item in the bundle directly on the receipt so each item can be returned separately
Say if you had a 100$ and they offered a 100$ free value... the max return is always proportioned. So the Max return value would be 50$ for each item. You do not have to bring back the entire bundle. Makes it extremely simple for everyone involved as to the actual value of each item. I personally think this way is genius and very customer focused.
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YMMV...I would advise usually waiting after the promo is over, some clerks/stores won't do it, if people keep abusing it, HD will probably change their policies.

But the charger and battery may be worth more if you sell them separately, the 2Ah battery is actually pretty good vs a crappy 1.3Ah

The battery/charger is $150

$150/350 ($150+$200)=43% off

Charger kit $150 -> $64.5
Saw $200 -> $86
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TheGuard wrote:
Sep 10th, 2019 8:10 pm
So if you are already in the Ridgid ecosystem (for example, you got the Ridgid drill and driver combo last year that came with 2 batteries and the charger), this is a perfect opportunity for a very good quality brushless circular saw. We know Ryobi days is on and they have the saw+free battery but this works out better if you have Ridgid.
This saw + free battery and charger are $199+tax. However you can go directly to the customer service and they will refund you the promotional value ($85.20+tax=$96.28) making the total for this brushless circular saw only $128 altogether. Works out better for me than the Ryobi so this was a no brainer. Hope this helps someone too!
Can't find much about this Ryobi days deal? at HD? How much is the saw+free battery?
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purespin wrote:
Sep 11th, 2019 12:04 pm
Can't find much about this Ryobi days deal? at HD? How much is the saw+free battery?
The Ryobi one in the promo isn't brushless, not worth it.
https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/catego ... ryobi.html

The 6.5" circ saw is $89/179, so 50% off each item = $44.5 for the saw and $44.5 for the charger/battery (which can sell for $30/30 but I'll keep the battery)

I got the rotary cutter (Rotozip like) for $75 + free charger/2Ah battery
The Ryobi kit is valued at $90

The $99 3/8" impact wrench with 3 speeds 150ft/lb/3400 IMP may be worth getting, I have the 1/2" 200 ft/lb 3000IPM and my cars's lugnuts are like a walk in the park so I'm pretty sure the 3/8" will do the job.

https://www.homedepot.ca/product/ryobi- ... 1001357519

Edit: Scratch that, appears that the brushless impact driver may be more powerful?

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