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Old 11-13-2002, 08:34 PM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Falls Church, VA
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Benzmac -

You ask, why order from Rusty and not us?

First of all, price. BuyMBParts is generally 10-20% cheaper than Partsshop. This is important on big-ticket purchases. As an example. your price on ball studs for my 380SL was $26.64, and Rusty's was $21.82. That's about an $80 saving on a set of 16.

Rusty ships free on orders over $75.

Rusty does only Mercedes parts and he knows his stuff.

I think Rusty's web site is easier to use.

When I order parts, I always check FastLane, BuyMBParts, and Benzbin. I have always found Rusty's prices to be lower than Partsshop by at least 10%. I very occasionally find BenzBin to be lower than Rusty.

I am grateful to you for supporting this wonderful forum and I would be happy to pay a reasonable fee to subscribe. But I am not willing to pay several hundreds of dollars a year in added parts costs.

Chuck Taylor
Falls Church VA
'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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