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I was given information about a company in Illinois called ALERT Emergency Resources. They advertise an 8-piece lighting and cooking package for $199.00. This kit includes a kerosene pressure lantern, 4 kero hurricane lanterns, a one and a two burner kero stove and an oven that will go on both. This company also claims to offer nitrogen packed buckets with wheat, corn, lentils, etc. for only $16 - $20 per pail. These prices seem to good to be true.
Has anyone heard of ALERT? Has anyone ordered from them? It seems that group orders are what they are looking for. Our Pastor gave us this information and he wondered about our church placing an order together.
Is this company a scam? The prices just seem impossible! Thanks Mary
-- Mary Howe (email@example.com), March 28, 1999
Never heard of the company, but you can do it cheaper than what they are offering. Start looking, comparing prices, and find out exactly what your needs are. Throughout my adult life I have always heard "If it's too good to be true that because it is." BUYER BEWARE!
-- ~!~ (~~@~~.com), March 28, 1999.
Mary... Sounds too good to be true. Suggest you check with the Better Business Bureau where the company is located. Actually the prices are VERY low...too low. I have a friend that has access to the wholesale side and she can't meet those prices. I would be very careful.
If your church wants to make a bulk order, I suggest you contact Cabela's on the net and inquire with their special order department. They stock almost everything..sometimes a little high on price but they have been in business for about 40 years. Good people. (No I don't have anything to do with them besides sending them money).
-- Lobo (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 28, 1999.
The buckets of grain are a good price, but if this doesn't include shipping it's a lousy price. Shipping often runs more than the product on grain. Did the pastor forget shipping?
-- gilda jessie (email@example.com), March 29, 1999.
Your country needs more lerts.
-- Craig (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 29, 1999.