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sblaydes
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Oct 16, 2018
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I don't mean to be jerk and I am not a MD basher, but the Keybar website has this cheaper. Feels like MD isn't getting much of a deal on this from the maker.
https://www.keybar.us/product/anodized-aluminum/
Oct 16, 2018
samvel65
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Oct 17, 2018
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Amazon has them for $35 with free 1 day shipping!!
Oct 17, 2018
overprescribed
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Oct 17, 2018
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putting the higher MSRP with a line through it next to the real price for the sole purpose of making it look like a deal (especially when it isn't) is the kind of transparently manipulative marketing I specifically try to avoid. with no actual volume purchase discoun I can see, and these tired, disrespectful tactics... did massdrop forget the whole point of their website? why would they expect anyone to buy at this price?
Oct 17, 2018
sblaydes
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Oct 17, 2018
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I realize that MD is a business, but used to feel like it was a partner with the users, but with deceptive things like this.
The Keybar dealer order sheet shows the Manufactured Advertised Prices for these Anodized Aluminum Keybars at $35 with a dealer cost of $21. so you can see the kind of profit MD can be making without lying to us about the MSRP.
Whats the deal Massdrop, did you just sellout?
Oct 17, 2018
equilibrium
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Oct 18, 2018
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They have sold out a long time ago.
Oct 18, 2018
overprescribed
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Oct 19, 2018
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Massdrop, like many organizations these days, seems to have given up on the idea that started it, and instead, just wants to exist as a big store and make money. We have enough big stores, lying, ignoring customers, selling us things at prices it takes a lot of resewrch to untangle the true price of. If that's all you want to be, now, what the hell? If nobody responsible for this drop is paying attention to the valid Qs being raised, or are just ignoring them, Im leaving, Im waiving evwryone I know off massdrop,and this can be just another sad example of greedy sellout internet culture and feature creep.
Btw the keybar folks were extremely nice, have no idea why their product is so expensive here, and still deserve our business. I recommend people go straight to their site to purchase. Made in the USA!
stupid crap md employees ruining it- go work for amazon if you can't understand operating inside the scope of your project, and just want to sell stuff you didn't make on an exceedingly intricate website, and leave us our group buy site :/
Or have some (self-)respect, and shut it down? Something? this apparent slow crawl towards hardly any actual group buys with discounts, and eventual buying out by someone that just wants access to your customer email list is just sad.
i very much welcome being proven wrong
Oct 19, 2018
sblaydes
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Oct 19, 2018
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At this point, think MD is just hoping to be bought by Amazon (like Woot). The ones who make lots of cash from this go away and talk about how great they were when they ran MD. The rest get to have a story about how Amazon screwed them over.
Been looking at a Keybar for over a year now, so will just buy from the website and forget about MD.
Oct 19, 2018
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