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Old February 11, 2020, 14:52   #1
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Insanity! Concrete anchors coming out my butt!

So I've been remodeling (for lack of a better word) my garage/shop. Getting rid of unused stuff, cleaning up and rearranging equipment. Finally decided to bolt down some equipment to the floor. Mostly the treadle hammer and the compressor, just getting tired of them dancing around the floor.

So looking on Amazon I find these anchors, just what I need but who needs 50 anchors for $28? Well I find locally it cost me more than $30 for the anchors I need so I said screw it, it can't hurt to have a couple of dozen concrete anchors laying around! Right? Who doesn't need a concrete anchor from time to time?

So I placed my order on Amazon! So after ordering I waited and waited and somehow the anchors got lost someplace in Ohio. So I contacted Confast and they got right on it and shipped me out another box of anchors which I received promptly. A few days after receiving the second box of anchors the first box of anchors finally arrived. So I emailed Confast and told them that I received the original box of anchors. Confast tells me that I can just keep them, it's not worth the cost for them to ship them back!?



Great anchors! Great company! I feel kinda bad for Confast but now I've got anchors coming out of my butt!
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Old February 11, 2020, 15:39   #2
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With such a surplus there must be some use for them in practical jokes. Surely your friends must have something they need secured somewhere while they are off at work.
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Old February 11, 2020, 16:00   #3
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With such a surplus there must be some use for them in practical jokes. Surely your friends must have something they need secured somewhere while they are off at work.
+1

I do have some friends who need to bolt their safes down!
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Old February 11, 2020, 16:23   #4
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Here is the email I got from Confast....

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It turns out that shipping them back will cost more than the product itself.
You are welcome to keep them, as we will not be providing a return label.

Thanks again for your business, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Concrete Fasteners, Inc.
These anchors were $28 with free shipping!? It costs more to ship them then they charge for the product?? How can they stay in business, esp after Amazon gets it's cut? I guess paying 'free shipping' three times for two items is just too much.

I had a similar issue with the some 3/4" 2 hole straps for copper pipe I ordered from Amazon. They arrived and even though it said right on the package they were for 3/4" copper pipe they were too big, more likely to fit 1" pipe. So I tried to return them. Amazon says OK, they'll do a return-less refund. They refunded my $6 and I got to keep wrong size clamps I don't need. $6 with free shipping? They must have paid like $0.10 for the clamps.


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Old February 11, 2020, 17:51   #5
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............ I feel kinda bad for Confast but now I've got anchors coming out of my butt!
Shit some bricks to go along with the anchors, and build another shed !




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So I've been remodeling (for lack of a better word) my garage/shop. Getting rid of unused stuff, cleaning up and rearranging equipment. Finally decided to bolt down some equipment to the floor. Mostly the treadle hammer and the compressor, just getting tired of them dancing around the floor.

So looking on Amazon I find these anchors, just what I need but who needs 50 anchors for $28? Well I find locally it cost me more than $30 for the anchors I need so I said screw it, it can't hurt to have a couple of dozen concrete anchors laying around! Right? Who doesn't need a concrete anchor from time to time?

So I placed my order on Amazon! So after ordering I waited and waited and somehow the anchors got lost someplace in Ohio. So I contacted Confast and they got right on it and shipped me out another box of anchors which I received promptly. A few days after receiving the second box of anchors the first box of anchors finally arrived. So I emailed Confast and told them that I received the original box of anchors. Confast tells me that I can just keep them, it's not worth the cost for them to ship them back!?



Great anchors! Great company! I feel kinda bad for Confast but now I've got anchors coming out of my butt!
Surprised you don't have a buddy in construction ?. I have several buckets of assorted concrete anchors.... stud anchors , lead sets , sleeve anchors , pin anchors , drop ins. Hate tapcons and avoid them every chance I get. Between elevators and industrial electric , I love anchors !.
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With such a surplus there must be some use for them in practical jokes. Surely your friends must have something they need secured somewhere while they are off at work.

You are an evil man and it would be a pleasure to share a beer around the camp fire with you.
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Krugerrands

Too bad yer not crappin out krugerrands!

At least have somethin worth commin out the exhaust pipe...

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Surprised you don't have a buddy in construction ?. I have several buckets of assorted concrete anchors.... stud anchors , lead sets , sleeve anchors , pin anchors , drop ins. Hate tapcons and avoid them every chance I get. Between elevators and industrial electric , I love anchors !.
Having worked in construction most of my life I have a lifetime supply o’ concrete anchors of all kinds.
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I thought this would be a thread about laxatives.

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