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I am looking to purchase a few CTB16PC controllers to get started. Somewhere, I read that LOR has a summer sale or special pricing... Anyone know if/when that happens?

Thanks!

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Just an observation, but with all the interest, my guess is they are going to sell out of everything.

Depends. In the past, Light-O-Rama has held a Secret Sale (Feb/March) to clear their inventory. The prices are discounted quite a bit; however; quantities are limited (i.e. they run out in less than an hour). During the summer sale (late June), they have unlimited quantities of all their items.

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Depends. In the past, Light-O-Rama has held a Secret Sale (Feb/March) to clear their inventory. The prices are discounted quite a bit; however; quantities are limited (i.e. they run out in less than an hour). During the summer sale (late June), they have unlimited quantities of all their items.

Actually last years Feb reduction sale saw 400 orders in 5 minutes. The truth is it is not a secret sale, when there are threads started everywhere What would make it a secret sale is to post the sale without warning.

the summer sale is the best bet if you do not mine a bit higher prices. Besides when the reduction sale is over this March and all items are sold we will need to buy from the June/July sale.

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The first year LOR did the Feb sale, it wasn't announced (or planned?) ... so it really was a secret sale. People on the summer sale mailing list were not notified because of the limited quantities. Of course word of the sale spread like wildfire on the forums ... and those who only check the forums monthly (or less) were not very happy ... and LOR probably took some rare heat. But it really was a secret sale and was highly memorable for me and others.

The first couple years a few items sold out in hours, but other items remained on sale for several days. I wasn't at last years sale, but apparently the inventory only last a few hours.

Anyways, after that LOR allowed people to sign up for that year end inventory reduction sale (aka the secret sale) and its basically been that way since. I still like referring to as the secret sale, even though the name isn't quite true anymore ... but the timing of the sale is still generally unknown and last I heard, Dan said it might be a little later this year. I hope so, because uncle sam isn't even processing your taxes till Feb 16 ... so nobody will have refund money at early this year ... let Dan know we need a couple extra weeks!

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Actually last years Feb reduction sale saw 400 orders in 5 minutes.

I wasn't quite sure on that information, so I just went 'relatively' close.

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If you buy in the summer sale, it's not as frantic and they have choice you can sign up for to "try for free" -- if you select this, you get a discount for allowing them a little slack on shipping time and you have a chance at receiving your items for free. I didn't win, but I thought it was a very clever promotion and the "shipping slack" made absolutely no difference to me.

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