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anyone have a Price on XL with nest

I got to working with a dealer and come out with a price on XL with Nest for 1124+tax. Is that a pretty good price? Just trying to see if this is the deal ive been waiting for.. Thanks all. 
Beaufort, SC

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  • stevesailsstevesails Posts: 990
    Not bad. I paid 100 less than that 4 years ago. I think
    XL   Walled Lake, MI

  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 874
    edited May 2014
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,509
    Retails very in different parts of the country.  The closer to mothership the cheaper they are...or so it seems.  I think it is a good practice to support your local dealer, or he may not be there when you need him the next time something comes up. JMO

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • 1move1move Posts: 404
    That's a really good price.
  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 874
    edited May 2014

    SMITTYtheSMOKERplumbfir01  buy the one I linked to on CL I was just showing him  that it would be a deal at $1100 from what we see.

    Cheers

    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
  • cortguitarmancortguitarman Posts: 2,051
    Seems good to me. I paid close to that for mine without a nest 2 years ago.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 18,952

    Retails very in different parts of the country.  The closer to mothership the cheaper they are...or so it seems.  I think it is a good practice to support your local dealer, or he may not be there when you need him the next time something comes up. JMO
    BGE's distribution model could improve this price disparity with a few warehouses hubs around the country to reduce the LTL shipping costs through efficiency.  Their current model reminds me of selling cement to the whole country through a plant in Atlanta. 

    The fallout with the current model is what you said, the added cost due to distance from Atlanta, and the reluctance of dealers to order because of the expense of shipping - they want to make some minimum order threshold to keep their costs down, whether that's a pallet or something set by BGE, you would know better than I, but it hurts, from what I've read here, the BGE customer as they can have trouble getting replacement domes.

    Also, it makes the BGE less competitive against other brands of kamados as a function of these dynamics.  The BGE hype, mainly through its customer base, makes it a brand name that people will pay extra for (and better warranty coverage).  Most of the BGE owners have money, and that's their target customer, apparently.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 18,952
    PS - that is a good price.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • kdinkkdink Posts: 173
    I just paid $1150.00 XL and nest, got the platesetter half off.
    Just got it last month.
    Bergen County, NJ
  • plumbfir01plumbfir01 Posts: 718
    kdink said:
    I just paid $1150.00 XL and nest, got the platesetter half off.
    Just got it last month.
    was that out the door after or before tax?
    Beaufort, SC
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