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Old 04-17-2014, 03:33 PM   #1
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$2.99 a pound. Did not think that was a bad price. After all the talk about beef prices on the media, I expected to see $4.99 a pound.
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:41 PM   #2
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wish I could find one here for that price...

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Old 04-17-2014, 03:41 PM   #3
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Nice was a local place or a national chain?
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:46 PM   #4
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Nice was a local place or a national chain?
A regional grocery store chain, Albertsons.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:08 PM   #5
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Walmart has been carrying them for $2.99/lb as well.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:35 PM   #6
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Walmart has been carrying them for $2.99/lb as well.
At the Walmarts and Sams here all they have are Select grade.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:42 PM   #7
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Sams has them here
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:45 PM   #8
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Did you check out that 2012 expiration date? Great price.
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Old 04-17-2014, 07:56 PM   #9
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anyone have any luck at Denver Albertsons? i may have to make a stop on the way home to check.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:11 PM   #10
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Im going to have to go check our local albertsons! Walmart had a select for 2.99 a pound around 14lbs, it looked really bad, large brown spots on it and stiff.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:16 PM   #11
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A month or two back I caught a bunch of Choice packers at Wal-Mart for 1.97 a pound.
I bought a lot of them up, ground them, smoked them, yada yada yada.
I went back some time last week, and all the prices are at 2.45 a pound (what I usually pay at Costco for choice grade) and they're all select.

Ahhh, Wal-Mart.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:22 PM   #12
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I picked up 2 choice packers tonight for $2.48/lb at HEB. I would have bought more but my freezer is already full. Went to get loin backs that were on sale but totally forgot to get them.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:23 PM   #13
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I checked the prime packers at Costco this weekend in KC, they were $3.69/lb.
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Old 04-17-2014, 08:49 PM   #14
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Packers at Sam's were Excel USDA Choice and were $2.89 or $3.19 IIRC.
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