Ever paid a lot of $ for something only to throw it away?

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  1. WeeWilly

    WeeWilly

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    Have you tried Zappo's jame?

    They have pretty generous return policies, I bet they wouldn't balk at your returns. At least the first 3-4. ;)
     
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  2. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I check them out, WW, thank you!

    Any brand suggestions with some durable cushioning?
     

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    My wife does all the time
     
  4. RenoF250

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    My dad is picky on shoe comfort and usually gets New Balance. I have a pair of NB and they are my most comfortable shoes.
     
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  5. fg17

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    Sure, thrown out or given away.

    Not super expensive but,
    Holsters, scopes, tools, gun clean equipment and misc items, books, furniture, electronics, CDs, cloths just to name a few.
     
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    I spent about $900 on a Kimber Desert Warrior. Despite 3 trips back to CS for repairs, it could not be made to function. I sold a pristine Winchester Model 94, made in 1950, to purchase it. Got beat so bad on a trade-in($150) that I feel like I threw it away.
     
  8. The_Dan

    The_Dan The underscore is silent

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    I just sold mine on Ebay... I gave it a year and it just didn’t make the cut.
     
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    My go to for years were NB 993, but durable they were not. When I was doing high mileage, I was getting 6 wks a pair (like 400 miles max), but they were the best from a cushioning standpoint. I think the Brooks Beasts might be the answer as you already have found for a sport shoe.

    For relatively high mileage trail hiking, Merrill Moab's 2 Vents (summer), Waterproof (winter) have been delivering for me. Always Thorlo socks.

    Zappos is painless on the trying out thing.
     
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    harlenm Millennium Member

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    What don’t you like about it? I wear one almost every day


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    I recommend Merrell shoes with the vibram sole. Zappos carries a large selection.


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  12. lazarus66

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    Only after milling off the serial numbers.
     
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    Worldcom stock shares LOL. Good thing it was small position but it still stung and lesson learned. Modern electronics depreciate very fast but I still feel I got my money's worth on almost every purchase as I always stay well away from the bleeding edge. I don't drink, smoke, gamble, or chase women (happily married 40 years) so that saves me a lot of money.
     
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    Wish I could add something here, but I research pretty well when I purchase something. The more expensive, the more thought goes into that.

    Leather holsters I never use, get sold on eBay. One I purchased for around $100 did not work as well as the Glock Sport Combat Holster. That’s all that carry my Glocks.
     
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    9 years of use out of a TV isn’t bad. You don’t fix electronics these days, you just replace them.
     
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    Too many things...far too many.
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    They make an LTE version of the watch that will work without a phone, if supported by the carrier. And on my non lte version, I only have to charge it once every 3-4 days.


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