I went to the Austin, TX Shoal Creek location and scored this exact same trimmer for $99 on a clearance pallet. Someone beat me to the blower at Shoal Creek, but I did go to the Round Rock location and the store manager price matched the clearance for the blower, and I got it for $99 as well. Perhaps you can use this Shoal Creek store as a price match?
They had many other items at the Shoal Creek location such as a Kobalt chainsaw, Black and Decker blower, Craftsman V20 blower, and some Greenworks mowers/trimmers. Everything on the pallet was 50% regular price.
Regarding the Kobalt trimmer, the sales associate said a new model is coming out which is why it was on clearance. I would imagine there are other stores out there which are starting to get rid of them at this price. Again, your YMMV. Anyway, this is my first post here and I hope it helps some of you!
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