Uniden R7 now $389 on Amazon. Buy buy buy!

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So , with the problems of people not receiving the actual detector and getting hair ties instead, do you think its worth ordering one? Or just avoid the hassle altogether
The hair ties are an insignificant amount compared to the successful shipments, that I would argue it's a curiosity only.
 

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Mine came from Kent, WA amazon facility. No hair ties. If I had to guess, it was distribution center specific.
 

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Ok Ty guys.. I currently have an R3, but the price is so good i might just buy the R7. Eventually i will get the Theia whenever that is released
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Personally I would only get one that was at least shipped by Amazon though (ie. not shipped and sold by one of the other vendors) unless they had a very good reputation.
I try to always buy from amazon myself.. Thats what im going to do in this case
 
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Ok Ty guys.. I currently have an R3, but the price is so good i might just buy the R7. Eventually i will get the Theia whenever that is released
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I try to always buy from amazon myself.. Thats what im going to do in this case
@ChuckD worth noting that we are in the same area and I got a hair tie two weeks ago. I would certainly hope that things are fixed by now, and I don't want to scare you because I love my R7! But it's worth noting since we are so close.
 

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@ChuckD worth noting that we are in the same area and I got a hair tie two weeks ago. I would certainly hope that things are fixed by now, and I don't want to scare you because I love my R7! But it's worth noting since we are so close.
TY Noreaster.. Im gonna wait now.. price just jumped back up a 1/2 hour ago.. lol.. Ill keep an eye on it.. It was just $375, now its $426, was 425, 5 minutes ago
 

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Ok Ty guys.. I currently have an R3, but the price is so good i might just buy the R7. Eventually i will get the Theia whenever that is released
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I try to always buy from amazon myself.. Thats what im going to do in this case

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Yes lol
Just buy. It’s ok.
 

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TY Noreaster.. Im gonna wait now.. price just jumped back up a 1/2 hour ago.. lol.. Ill keep an eye on it.. It was just $375, now its $426, was 425, 5 minutes ago
Some people have said that Best Buy price matches. I purchased one at full price from Best Buy literally a week before the crazy sales. It can be worth asking if they will price match. If they don't and want full price, I highly recommend purchasing from BRD. You can rest assured he will take care of you.

Honestly, I think the R7 now is worth the full asking price. The discount is just a bonus. Obviously YMMV and I won't try to make financial decisions for you. But if you want one and aren't scared by the lack of discount, I definitely feel that you will be pleased with it around here.
 

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I just received my R7 yesterday. Took almost 2 weeks to arrive. I read about the hair ties, crazy! I'm thinking it can't still be happening, certainly won't happen to me!
When delivery was delayed I figured they caught it and must be replacing it with the correct item. So I get this, see photo.
Thanks to the great info here I didn't have a melt down, called the 800# someone had kindly provided in a previous post. Amazon did not question me, arranged to send another immediately, applied a $25 credit and a nice apology email. The rep did have a possible explanation, maybe the items were somehow mislabeled numerically at the warehouse???
Thanks to all who provided such great info, I would have not handled it nearly as well otherwise.
 

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You'd think by now some sort of error algorithm world have fired off to ID the problem.

Do you know which Amazon facility it shipped from? It would be interesting to see if there's a correlation

My R7 came from Kenosha, Wisconsin, shipped to BC.
 

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You'd think by now some sort of error algorithm world have fired off to ID the problem.

Do you know which Amazon facility it shipped from? It would be interesting to see if there's a correlation

My R7 came from Kenosha, Wisconsin, shipped to BC.
Yes, you would. Mine came from Vegas.
 

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The price has been pretty stable the last few days, the vendor that was driving the price down isn't in the list of other sellers.

Got me wondering if this could be a thing:
3rd party seller finds an item that Amazon doesn't want to be undersold on
3rd party seller offers up said item for a fantastic price
Maybe 3rd party has shell accounts to buy the product from 3rd party to jumpstart Amazon into dropping the price to within a dollar of them.
3rd party buys up the now very cheap units from Amazon
Shell accounts cancel orders from 3rd party
3rd party stops selling said item on Amazon so prices go back up
3rd party now sells cheap items acquired on Ebay and other places for a nice profit.
 

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Amazon warehouse has a used - like new for $365, won’t last long...
 

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PM me for a Vortex inspired hairtie, just $208. This obviously won't last so for just $49.99 I'll throw in a 5-year extended warranty. Cash in advance, act now and receive your bonus gift!
 

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Amazon warehouse has a used - good condition for $338...
I wonder if someone at the forum snatched up that deal?
I saw your message and then shortly after that check the Amazon price and that price was gone and it was back up to $435 or something close to that.
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As of Easter Sunday at 7:34 p.m. CST!

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Just received an e-mail requesting their R7 that I initially ordered 3 weeks ago (aka the hairband) to be returned. This after speaking with Amazon and them saying it did not have to be returned. Luckily the package is still sealed. Sigh.
 
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