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The Government gets Westones for CHEAP =O

post #1 of 30
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So I was poking around the Westone site today, daydreaming as usual, and I happened to run across the military stuff... along with a price list for the government type organizations.  Get a load of THIS price list!

 

http://www.westone.com/sites/default/files/79899_ACCES_PriceList_2012.pdf

 

I didn't really believe it until I stumbled upon the GSAadvantage website and did a quick search for the UM3X.  Good gravy batman.  Westone website price: $549.00  GSAadvantage price? $234.78.  Have a look for yourself.

 

https://www.gsaadvantage.gov/advantage/s/search.do?q=0:0um3x&db=0&searchType=1

 

And it's not just the UM3X, they have ALL of Westone's products.  Anybody work for the government want to open a GSAadvantage.gov account and start taking orders for us all? LOL.

post #2 of 30

I have an account, but would it not it be unethical to sell for profit or for others?

post #3 of 30

BTW es5 only cost me 736.78. I get a discount on all westone products including customs.

post #4 of 30

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Originally Posted by chef8489 View Post

I have an account, but would it not it be unethical to sell for profit or for others?

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Originally Posted by chef8489 View Post

BTW es5 only cost me 736.78. I get a discount on all westone products including customs.


well I'm sire you would have to prove why you are buying say 10 sets.

But even then, you wouldn't sell them on for a profit (maybe just a little) and be a service to the community - that's when Westone will get back to you and say: you are misusing your "powers"

Correct me if I'm wrong though :)

 

 

post #5 of 30

What are you guys proposing. And it could take up to 30 days for delivery to me with them. here is a price of what I get it for.

Westone 4 $278.45

Westone 2  $154.42

Westone 1 73.79

westone 3 216.43

um1  83.79

UM3X-RC  247.17

UM2-RC  185.66

UM2  173.25

and then customs. 

post #6 of 30

I think it's not Westone that would care, but whatever government agency that you work for could find out. Abusing your government position like this violates ethical agreements made when hired as a government employee and could be grounds for firing.

post #7 of 30

US army vet cant fire me, but I agree. BTW here are some shure prices just to tease.

SE310-A 155.14

SE210-K-MPA-3C 111.70

SE115-BLU 62.05

SE530PTH  310.30

SE420  217.21

SE530  279.27

 

post #8 of 30

Many companies give military personel a discount on products as a way of saying thank you and to help make life affordable since wages in the Armed Forces are often lower than private sector companies.Having said that I imagine they might take exception of any attempt to mass purchase and resell their goods, even if the person was not trying to make a profit. But I am sure helping out a friend here or there would never bother anyone :-)..

post #9 of 30

Ultimate ears

 

TRIPLE FI 10VI  382.19

SUPER FI 4  118.29

SUPER FI 5V  172.89

Then they have the metro fi and other ue universal.

post #10 of 30

all i have to say, is the military are people that should be appreciated for putting their asses on the line :)

Discounts didn't seem huge (from the sheet)

post #11 of 30

Westone 4 $278.45

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Westone 4 $278.45


ok my bad :P
That is very very cheap

 

 

post #13 of 30
Thread Starter 

Guys, I mostly wanted to just share.  My comment of someone taking orders for us all at the end wasn't intended as serious (hence the lol).  I agree with Dubbed, I think it's awesome that companies give a discount the to men and women that are hanging it out on the line for the rest of us.

post #14 of 30

we would have an awfully small government if they had ethics biggrin.gif.

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Abusing your government position like this violates ethical agreements made when hired as a government employee and could be grounds for firing.


 

 

post #15 of 30
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we would have an awfully small government if they had ethics biggrin.gif.


 

 

hahahah that's brilliant :p
 

 

 

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