We just got our very first Lowes and after my visit I
noticed that it/they are vastly different from Home Depot.
At Lowes you turn left to get to the tool department. At
Home Depot you turn right.
UA100, who wonders if it's subliminal...
Right around 60th and Capital. I plan on stopping by soon. The last
time I was at HD I said in my loudest voice to one of the floor
managers "I will never shop here again!" I suspect Lowe's will reach
that point after two or three visits.
Um. OK, so I should take Smith _and_ Wesson with me I assume? Or has
that area improved in the last, say, 10 years?
You may be more tolerant than I. I only will go into my local-ish HD
(out on Hwy 83 and I-94) if, and only if, the hardware store at the
bottom of HD's hill doesn't have what I want. So I pay 5 bucks more
per trip or something - but they know what I'm talking about when I
ask for or about something.
Well, let me give you directions. Head east on Capitol and
make a left at Starbucks, in front of the new Pick 'N Save,
the other side of the new WalMart.
Sound like it may have improved to you?
UA100, who finds Milwaukeeans funny when it comes to
Yahbut, you don't have to go quite as far to get the
Good thing there's an Eliot's on your way home?
UA100, who was a wee bit put out at Nue's the last time
because they didn't have a single 5/16" hex head cap
screw/no really, it's true...
No really. A brilliant move on Lowes' part with the nearest
Home Depot's being 60 blocks in either direction (Tosa/Port
St. Soozan told me where the next one is going in but I've
slept since then and, well, I forgot.
This just in. St. Soozan informs me that the rumor is the
next Lowes is going in at a 124th. and Burleigh, where the
Briggs & Stratton plant *used* to be which puts them nearly
in Home Depot's front parking lot.
UA100, who hasn't been by to see the carnage at B&S yet...
I believe this rumor. In the paper today (or yesterday) was a picture
of the demolition of the B&S plant, with a caption about a "Big Box"
store in the works. Me, I try my best to stick to Elliot's. Just west
of 164 (fomerly J) on Capital. Best Hardware Store in the Land.
There's also one in Elm Grove, and at least one other...
Wouldn't doubt it, after LOWE's had been in town about 10yrs, HD
bought the lot absolutely right across the street and built the HD
there. Great, I get to walk across the street and price shop, then go
back across the street and tell them "The guys across the street have
it cheaper, you gonna match it??
On 29 Jan 2005 18:02:17 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The other one is on 109th and Oklahoma. I was at the Brookfield one
friday, and for the first time ever, they didn't have what I was
looking for (.27 caliber powder load gun loads - they have the .22 cal).
On a related note, you can use one of those to nail 2x4's into a
Spancrete ceiling. Something just odd about nailing into concrete
Actually, I did that. I was needing a smallish piece of MCP
(The Claire (age 9) Bed Project) and everything they had was
buggered up in one place or another. I asked the guy what
he'd discount it if I took a particular one (one buggered
where it didn't matter to me) and I got a third ($5) off.
UA100, who realizes they don't do this willingly for
unbuggered product but damn I didn't want to pay full
freight on something buggered...
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