Great deal on 50-pack of Sony CD-Rs at Best Buy.

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  1. KeithH

    KeithH Lead Actor

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    The Sunday Best Buy flier is advertising a 50-pack of Sony CD-Rs (80-minute, 700-MB) for just $1.99 after a mail-in rebate. A 50-pack is normally $34.99, but Best Buy has them on sale for $22.99. You get $10 off at the register and then $11 back by mail. I bought three this morning and will probably buy more during the week if they have them. The only potential problem with buying several packs is the following stipulation the rebate form:

     
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    One more thing. The rebate forms say that it will take about eight weeks to receive rebate checks. In this day and age, that's slow, but I am not surprised. [​IMG]
     
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    i went with the same approach you're going with when i bought 2 50 packs of fujifilm cdrs with $10 MIR.
     
  4. KeithH

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    Jason, thanks. I'll just play it safe.
     
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    Keith,
    Are these the music CD-R's or the ones for your PC?
     
  6. KeithH

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    Marvin, these are CD-Rs for the PC. It is a spindle pack of 50 CD-Rs. So, you don't get jewel cases. In my experience, spindle packs of this large a quantity of discs are almost always for the PC. Also, I should mention that I found these CD-Rs in the computer department at Best Buy, not in the music department.
     
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    Thanks Keith. I think Memorex sells a spindle for music CD-R's though I'm not sure.
     
  8. Jon Torres

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    I would just send the checks in your name to a friend nearby or something. I still have 80 or so blanks from a staples promo where it was free after rebate.
     
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    Staples, Office Max, Best Buy, and Circuit City all had free-after-rebate deals for spindles of 50 CDR's this past Friday, but didn't have the masochistic tendencies to deal with the crowds.
     
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    >>The rebate forms say that it will take about eight weeks to receive rebate checks. In this day and age, that's slow
     
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    Marvin,
    No problem. You may be right about Memorex music CD-Rs come to think about it.
    Jon,
    That's basically what I am doing. I gave my home address for one, my work address for another one (without the company name; I get mail that way just fine), and my parents' address for the third one. My fiancee said her friends will gladly help should I decide to go back and buy more. At a net price of $1.99 per 50 CD-Rs, I just might. [​IMG]
    Steve,
    Thanks for the information. I had no idea that some of these rebates can take so long. I haven't done a mail-in rebate in a long time.
     
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    I picked up a 100-pk spindle of Imation CD-Rs for (I think) $20 after rebate from Best Buy. The rebate form said 8-12 weeks, but I received the rebate check in about 3-3.5 weeks. This was the first rebate I received that quickly! I was very happy with the quick turnaround.
     

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