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Rotel dealer enquiry

Discussion in 'AV Pre-Amp/Processors & Power Amps' started by redmax, Mar 7, 2003.

  1. redmax

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    Hi
    Any one point me to a Rotel dealer within M25 area who can give me a decent discount on list prices of RSP 1066 & RB 1075.
    So far I've made tentative enquiries with Sevenoaks & Audio T but both say "we dont do discounts"
    How do they do it?
    I cant buy anything without at least a little saving!!

    many thanks
     
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    rotel are distrubuted by B&W, and discounts are pretty rare!!
     
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    So I'll just keep trying then I suppose.
     
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    Not in the M25 ... but Leicester HiFI will give you 10% off Rotel ... and Sevenoaks in Leicester will pout cause Rotel won't let them sell Rotel cause they're only 100 yards from Leicester HiFi.

    Oooh and can recomend Leicester HiFi's own brand interconnects too.

    Vikki

    (Editied for typos)
     
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    Look them in the eye and ask them what their best price is. If they say that they aren't allowed to give you a discount 'cos Rotel/B&W won't let them, you'll know its bs 'cos that's illegal. 5- 10% off is 'wot i'd expect, if not in price then in goodies such as interconnects - if you don't ask, you won't get
     
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    Vikki- I certainly dont mind going to Leicester if the price is right.
    Do you have a name of someone I can call at the shop. I dont want to make a 200 mile round trip for nothing if you know what I mean. I remember youve just dropped a bundle with them.
    Was it £915 you paid for the processor?
    As for interconnects , i'm not really interested as I use Kimber and Russ Andrews products which IMHO are unbeatable.
    I just need to part with as little cash as possible!!
    What I want to do in the next couple of weeks is try and get a deal on both bits of kit taken at the same time.
    Mastercard lookout.

    Wilber -I agree about not asking, not getting but I cant be arsed with patronising dealers who only want to make it difficult to get a good price.
     
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    To be honest ... at Leicester HiFi we've found all the staff helpful when we've been in or phoned them up ... I think we've delt with Ian and Stuart in the past but I'm terrible with names.

    We paid £915 in total, but that included 2 pairs of interconnects. The processor without interconnects would have been £895 (give or take a few pence).

    If you look at their website www.leicesterhifi.co.uk they have RRP for all the kit they sell listed, they will give 10% off that.

    Tell them Steff from Woodthorpe sent you. :)

    Vikki
     
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    redmax - no dealerr of rotel/b&w/kef will roll over and let you tickle their tummy - they expect you to pay full price 'cos that's what being an approved dealer is about. My local 7oaks will tell you with a straight face that the price is as the label - it's company policy, but they always give me something off in the end (10% is pretty much the norm even offered 20% off a MJ acoustics sub)
     
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    wilber ... Leicester HiFi when we were buying our RA1060 said (and I almost quote word for word) "we just give 10% off to everyone reguardless of how much they are buying" and that was without even ASKING for a discount.
     
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    then you should ask for more than 10% :smoke:

    to be serious tho Redmax shouldn't have to go all the way to Leics to get 10% off, but it is very unusual for a "dealer" to just offer a discount - after all some on this forum would have you believe that k** and others monitor the bored to check for dealers who offer such deals :rolleyes:
     
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    Wilber - yeah I know they like to dance but why should I when somebody like Leicester Hi Fi for example just gets straight down to it. It's certainly worth the drive to me.
    7oaks in Chelsea managed to begrudginly move to £950.00 - I mean c'mon get real. Its all very well if youve got the inclination to humour them but me........

    Vikki- looks like I'm off to Leicester Hi Fi.
    I wonder if they realise they are now officially Rotel discount capital of UK
     
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    wilber ... okay have never been offered any discount on anything by Leicester HiFi ... can't prove nothing ... well certainly not discount on any KEF's every!! Now that Cymbiosis store round the corner ... another matter entirely. :devil: :devil:

    (Note: this is a none serious post!!)
     

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