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Old 11-15-2015, 10:14 AM   #11
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I have experienced similar price 'gouging' on Amazon.ca too. Luckily we have a US post office box and get most items from Amazon.com.
I do always check on the Canadian site but most of the time the price is way higher even including the exchange.
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Old 11-15-2015, 11:52 AM   #12
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Like anything, it is just a case of buyer beware. If anyone is interested, I have a bridge for sale.
Jim, where exactly is the bridge you are selling? Would you be interested in a trade for some dry land in Southern Florida?
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Old 11-15-2015, 11:55 AM   #13
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Don't have to be a sucker, don't buy it. You could find a little lighter socket inverter at Canadian Tire for the $30.
I have one ( 75 watt - $12 on sale ). Problem with that is you end up with the regular AC cord and its converter cluttering the counter. And, in my experience, the combination really sucks up power, going from 12V to 120V to ?? V.
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:08 PM   #14
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I have a 12V phone charger in every vehicle, and one in the trailer too. Every electronics store sells them. When camping, it seems they are always charging somebodies phone. All you need to do is get a a dual USB port cigarette plug, and you can charge two devices at once. Do get one with as high of a charge current as possible.

Many new vehicles have USB ports built right in, though not always that high of current.
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:11 PM   #15
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The charger I needed has to have a Mac MagSafe 2 plug. Wasn't easy to find the right one. It's 45W 60W 85W Super High Speed with a smart control chip.
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Here is the one I got http://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B...ilpage_o03_s00
no inverter needed.
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:21 PM   #17
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You started all this when you posted that charger a while ago, and that's the one I got.
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are you happy with it, other than the shipping?
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:26 PM   #19
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There is one for $66 cn http://www.amazon.ca/Spal-Magsafe-Ad...acbook+charger
Ironically ships from NY for $6
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Old 11-15-2015, 12:28 PM   #20
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Maybe we US citizens can purchase some of these exorbitant items for our friends up north and transport them to Osoyoos??
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