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Old 14-09-2007, 10:48   #1
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Adler Barbour price gouging

The spillover fan in my Adler Barbour freezer/fridge burned out. After a bit of correspondence with WAECO (AB's parent company) I was referred to two dealers in Canada. One had a fan in stock. This is a small 12v fan similar to a computer fan. They wanted $45 for the fan!!! Plus shipping of course. I was shocked, to say the least. I thought I was being quoted on the fan and thermostat but was assured that this was the price for the fan only. This spurred me on to an internet search where I was finally able to buy the identical fan for $6 a piece.
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Old 14-09-2007, 11:06   #2
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At that price I hope you bought a spare
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Old 14-09-2007, 11:52   #3
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I got two and I now have a couple of computer fans that'll do in a pinch.
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Rick as sailors we have to be cheap... I mean frugal. I normally buy electronics from Newark Electronics. You are correct the fan should be about $6.00. (I also built my mast light with LED's and interior lights with LED's.)

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I need the same fan. Where did you get it?
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This spurred me on to an internet search where I was finally able to buy the identical fan for $6 a piece.
When you say identical, do you mean "same air flow, voltage, and mounting holes" or do you mean "same manufacturer and same part number"?
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