was researching feedback & prices on the griset products, saw an old
message refer to clampsplus. Obviously clampsplus is a storefront for
Griset Industries, but anyway the pricing in this url is way better
than most of the hits (99% Toolcrib-Amazon) when I googled "tru-grip"
My all time favorite tool for beginner or advanced woodworker. This is a
great price and I did not know they had the new version. Can't wait to
upgrade to a few of the new ones!
Thanks for the Info John!
Dennis Slabaugh, Hobbyist Woodworker
I'm sorry, forgot to mention the shopping cart don't work, the demos
don't work. I got a little suspicious cause the prices elsewhere
seammed kinda shall we say "fixed"? Almost reminded me of the old
state fair trade laws & firearm sales mainly Remington & Winchester.
When I called in pregnant anticipation to place my order for the
show-promo special (sounds like Patel's "3-pack special" at the 7-11)
I digress; & the nice lady name of Stephanie suspiciously asks me
"where did you get this information?" I say the name 'clampsplus' came
up on usenet search back in 02 or 01 so I just put the 'clampsplus'
between the www and the com & lo & behold comes up a site peddling
griset products and you (Steph) are Griset Ind aren't you. She say yes
(that don't happen too often in my case) & I say the price is good?
She say yes again. So I come right out & ask why the cloak & dagger.
Turns out this is a future promo & they didn't know their own website
was up & running. I think their past website was probably 'tru-grip'.
I asked her if they are selling a lot of the packages, she laughed,
said no, I was the first off that promotion. I told her don't be
surprised if vendors like Amazon get their pants in a wad for being
undercutted by the supplier but I thanked her for the sale to me. The
whole mess came to $219 total which $30 shipping, $189 for 2FTR, 4FTR,
8FTR, Stop block, saw base, & router base, & a big mess of t-nuts,
rubber clamp pads, etc. When it came it was like Christmas around
here. "where's John? Oh he's out playing with his......clamps
try 1 800 257 6060
I got the impression from the lady there (Stephanie) a third party was
doing the web site for them and it sounded like the fact it was up &
running was a surprise for them & about 6 weeks too soon. BTW, the
storefront or DBA if you want to call it that is "Showtime Tool Sales"
but she answered the phone "Griset Industries". It was a weird
transaction (conversation), but they processed the order, CC & shipped
UPS without hesitation and at 5:00PM EST (2:00PM PST) to boot.
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