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PostPosted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:46 pm 
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Not sure when the offer ends, but Homebase have some Makita 18 volt cordless stuff at bargain prices. e.g DHS680Z brushless rip saw for £129.50, DJV182Z brushless jigsaw for £125.99 and DGA452Z brushless angle grinder for £104.99. Details here. There are other items on that page, but the prices seemed so-so whereas the three I've highlighted are very good prices indeed. Had I been aware of the DHS680Z price I'd have saved myself about £30 over best street price a few weeks back# when I replaced mine (previous one nicked)

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Homebase have really come on. They use to charge ridiculous prices but lately have become more competitive.

I have one right across the road from me and because i don't have a car to transport heavier stuff and need usually smaller quantities anyway, I reluctantly go to homebase sometimes. Don't get me wrong they are still more expensive than builders providers. For example Expanding Foam in Homebase £8 and builders depot £6 (same size same brand). Easy-fill 10kg £17 in homebase, £15.59 in Builders Depot Hoever 5 or 6 years ago they were twice the price

Things like tile trims etc are still silly prices


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Prices should be getting better since the Bunnings buyout. Just waiting for our store to undergo the full makeover.


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They closed my local one in Falkirk. I need to drive 20 miles to Stirling now :cussing:


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They seem to have a few things marked down,m need to check stock at local store before setting off of course
https://www.hotukdeals.com/search?q=homebase


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I bought a cracker of a Crescent 110 piece socket set the other day for £30. I'd never heard of Crescent so googled them. It turns out they're a very good US brand.

I didn't need it but bought it anyway.


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I resisted the urge to splurge there were a lot of good bargains at my store a few days back but not stuff I really needed

I bought a hatchet for £1.50 for the allotment putting points on sticks for hazel poles and kindling, its ok but needs a sharpen, I also got the 5 piece pry bar set for £5 for prying off pallet wood. We got a lot of good pallets used for long copper tubes and I used it to break them up. They were 7m long so got some good 4 by 1.

Most of the good stuff has gone now, was tempted by the Bosch and Roughneck stuff on offer


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