My Swamp Cooler is done for the season and in rough shape.  I wouldn't mind getting a new one now and installing it in the spring if there are any close out sales going on with this year's models.  Does anybody know where I can get one now for a cheaper price than I would in the Spring?

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Not sure if this is the sort of thing that goes on sale seasonally, but you might check out Baillo's, at San Mateo and Menaul. I sort of assume places just stick the unsold coolers in the back until spring, but who knows? (Baillo's is a locally owned place, too, if that's a consideration.) There's also Salmon's, with a couple locations around town.

I figured newer models coming in, the stores stock up on them when they are in season, then do their best to get them all sold by the end of the season.  But I'm not sure.  Baillo's actually is no longer a true local shop.  They used to be.  But a national company bought them a couple years back, and decided to keep their local name so people would still think it's local.  Just FYI.  We used to do business with them where I work.  Thanks for the reply.

Actually Baillo's is locally owned.  They did sell the company but then re-acquired it back.

Johnny Baillio retired in 1993, Jack in 2008, after selling the business to Appliance World out of Denver.

A little more than a year later, Jack Baillio reacquired the company and returned to the business. It is still a family-run company, with Jack’s brother Jeff Baillio, son Jack and two sons-in-law involved in management.

Oh cool.  I didn't know that last part.  Thanks.

Yeah, the family buying it back sort of super-cemented my commitment to buying from them whenever possible. What dedicated members of the community!

Check with Samon's - I had picked up  a Champion Mastercool from them two years ago about this time for roughly 20% off.  (Of course, that did not include transporting the new or old coolers to their new homes, or setup.... - they are VERY heavy! - Mastercool, not the other types)

I will be checking out Samon's!  Thanks for the tip.

I would stay away from Baillo's-bad customer service issues with after sale complaint.

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