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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7180 on: May 06, 2016, 04:19:56 AM »
I need an ac for my bedroom. What's my best option and where is cheap. Window unit or regular?
Window unit they don't sell here and you will need to but secondhand off someone.
For split units go to B'nai hayeshivas.

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« Reply #7181 on: May 06, 2016, 04:34:46 AM »
I need an ac for my bedroom. What's my best option and where is cheap. Window unit or regular?



You can rent from this guy, 053-315-1710. He has old American window units for 25-35 shek a day.
He over estimates the power of his units, add square meters on to the room that you're trying to air-condition.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7182 on: May 06, 2016, 04:37:05 AM »

You can rent from this guy, 053-315-1710. He has old American window units for 25-35 shek a day.
He over estimates the power of his units, add square meters on to the room that you're trying to air-condition.
Don't rent. What a waste of good Jewish money. Renting for the summer is 1500, buying for life can be 1000.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7183 on: May 06, 2016, 04:39:22 AM »
Don't rent. What a waste of good Jewish money. Renting for the summer is 1500, buying for life can be 1000.

The money is remaining Jewish.
But you're right, though it's an option until one finds one.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7184 on: May 06, 2016, 05:07:04 AM »
You can buy dips and liver in any grocery store... And I've seen kugul in eshkolit
Yitzis liver in pyup
Thanks. Where's eshkolit?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7185 on: May 06, 2016, 05:11:00 AM »
Thanks. Where's eshkolit?
Eshkolet is the first makolet on paran street coming from maavar mitleh street

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7186 on: May 06, 2016, 05:14:03 AM »
For split units go to B'nai hayeshivas.
0527185614 or 0722601000 or 072-3128436
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7187 on: May 06, 2016, 05:34:41 AM »
0527185614 or 0722601000 or 072-3128436
Thank you.
Just called them and the cheapest is Electra and it is 1750. It's 9550 btu. Is that a good price? (including delivery and installation)

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7188 on: May 06, 2016, 05:43:29 AM »
You can buy dips and liver in any grocery store... And I've seen kugul in eshkolit
Yitzis liver in pyup
No kugel this week in eshkolit. Where else in ramat eshkol?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7189 on: May 06, 2016, 06:33:43 AM »
No kugel this week in eshkolit. Where else in ramat eshkol?
There's another sefardi place further down paran, if you eat that hechser.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7190 on: May 06, 2016, 06:36:05 AM »
Thank you.
Just called them and the cheapest is Electra and it is 1750. It's 9550 btu. Is that a good price? (including delivery and installation)
Electra is from the better ones. Double check that it has heat also (95% do) and that its including ALL aspects of installation including making the hole and running the cable.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7191 on: May 06, 2016, 06:42:27 AM »
Electra is from the better ones. Double check that it has heat also (95% do) and that its including ALL aspects of installation including making the hole and running the cable.

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7192 on: May 06, 2016, 06:59:17 AM »
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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7193 on: May 06, 2016, 08:43:41 AM »
What Hechsher does the Daniel Dead Sea hotel have ?

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Re: Israel Master Thread: Things To Do, Places To Eat
« Reply #7194 on: May 06, 2016, 09:10:09 AM »
Electra is from the better ones. Double check that it has heat also (95% do) and that its including ALL aspects of installation including making the hole and running the cable.
If Electra is of the better ones, does that mean that there are cheaper ones? I don't need heat.

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« Reply #7195 on: May 06, 2016, 09:16:40 AM »
If Electra is of the better ones, does that mean that there are cheaper ones? I don't need heat.
There are cheaper companies. Also if needed you can pay 36 payments without any interest.

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« Reply #7196 on: May 06, 2016, 10:00:38 AM »
There are cheaper companies. Also if needed you can pay 36 payments without any interest.
Such as? Also,  do they have regular service (clean up/warranty etc)?
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« Reply #7197 on: May 06, 2016, 10:10:49 AM »
Such as? Also,  do they have regular service (clean up/warranty etc)?
Ty
Dunno the names. And yes.

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« Reply #7198 on: May 07, 2016, 03:04:37 PM »
Dunno the names. And yes.
Thank you.
Does anyone have any other numbers of ac places?

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« Reply #7199 on: May 07, 2016, 03:08:48 PM »
Thank you.
Does anyone have any other numbers of ac places?
Don't have the number offhand but the place up bar illan near sharei revacha I think is supposed to have good prices. Around now is when all the stores advertise their sales all over. Check the Hebrew circulars.