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Meritline.com closing where next to get ink

T.Tobius
“Sorry, Our website will close on 4/20/2018, so we won’t accept any new order, thanks.”

Such a big loss! Now where to get good ink cartridges at a fair price. \
Randy, what say you?

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Re: Meritline.com closing where next to get ink

@lbutlr
On Apr 13, 2018, at 10:20, [hidden email] wrote:
> Now where to get good ink cartridges at a fair price.

I find toner on Amazon.

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Re: Meritline.com closing where next to get ink

Randy B. Singer
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On Apr 13, 2018, at 9:20 AM, [hidden email] wrote:

> Such a big loss! Now where to get good ink cartridges at a fair price. \
> Randy, what say you?

There are a number of places that have been around for a long time, have proven quality, and fair prices...but none quite as good all around as Meritline was, and none that will consistently be the place with the best price.

Check out:

http://www.swiftink.com

http://www.megatoners.com/

http://www.carrotink.com/

http://www.ldproducts.com/

http://tonerandinkjetstore.com/

and see which one has the best price for consumables for your specific printer.

NOTE:  I highly recommend *against* purchasing printer consumables from Amazon.  Especially inkjet ink cartridges.  Not all third party consumables are of high quality, and in my experience most of the stuff that you find for low prices on Amazon is junk.  

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@lbutlr
On 2018-04-13 (18:22 MDT), Randy B. Singer <[hidden email]> wrote:
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> NOTE:  I highly recommend *against* purchasing printer consumables from Amazon.  Especially inkjet ink cartridges.  Not all third party consumables are of high quality, and in my experience most of the stuff that you find for low prices on Amazon is junk.

It's been many years since I had an inkjet printer as I long ago decided they were all a scam, but I have been buying toner on amazon for more than a decade with no problems at all.






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Randy B. Singer

On Apr 14, 2018, at 6:18 AM, @lbutlr wrote:

> I have been buying toner on amazon for more than a decade with no problems at all.

That should be far less of a risk than purchasing non-OEM inkjet ink cartridges.  Someone in the industry once told me that the raw toner used in laser printer toner cartridges is only made by two different companies.  So it should be close to impossible to get a laser toner cartridge with bad toner in it.  However, I've personally see quite different levels of quality in the manufacture of the cartridges themselves.  So I'd still recommend using a known trusted source rather than randomly choosing an inexpensive place on Amazon.

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