Linares in Cabarete

drstock

Silver
Oct 29, 2010
3,669
1,251
113
Cabarete
My gardener bought something there this morning, so I think you may be mistaken. They are doing something to the front of the building, but I think it;s still open.
 
  • Like
Reactions: windeguy

HDR

Active member
Nov 21, 2012
408
68
28
My gardener bought something there this morning, so I think you may be mistaken. They are doing something to the front of the building, but I think it;s still open.
I was also there yesterday. It is open. I wished we had another better hardware store on the NC though...
 
  • Like
Reactions: Judith Hogg

bachata

Silver
Aug 18, 2007
4,646
659
113
I was surprised but I found couple items in Ochoa Santiago at lower price than any retailers in the US.
The 12" concrete Bosh drill bit. US $8. Check eBay / Amazon and Home Depot... Over $12. Dollars.

JJ
 

Attachments

  • IMG_20220808_172257328.jpg
    IMG_20220808_172257328.jpg
    2.3 MB · Views: 18

cavok

Silver
Jun 16, 2014
7,418
2,456
113
Cabarete
Well, there's a contradiction!
I'm not sure what people have against those stores(?). Ochoa and La Sirena /Jumbo are really just second-rate, limited selection versions of Home Depot/Lowes, and Walmart. I can't think of any place here that remotely resembles Autozone(?). I just ended up going on a scavenger hunt to four different repuestos before I finally found a windshield washer pump for my Toyota Camry. Think of how much time and money in gas and shipping fees you'd save if those places were here.
 
  • Like
Reactions: windeguy

cavok

Silver
Jun 16, 2014
7,418
2,456
113
Cabarete
People criticize Walmart for its cheap Chinese products. Well, La Sirena takes cheap, Chinese crap to a whole new level. I've never seen such junk in my life.
 
  • Like
Reactions: reilleyp

bachata

Silver
Aug 18, 2007
4,646
659
113
People criticize Walmart for its cheap Chinese products. Well, La Sirena takes cheap, Chinese crap to a whole new level. I've never seen such junk in my life.
I am sorry for my fellows Dominicans who makes a living using tools, they are so expensive in DR.
I found a store in Santiago similar to Harbor freight.
 

reilleyp

Well-known member
Dec 12, 2006
900
394
83
Seems like neither the store, nor the name brand really matters. I bought a Hyundai grass trimmer for a lot of money and the engine flew apart in just one year. I researched the brand and model number to see if I could but a new engine, but apparently that model number does not exist, anywhere. They must be fake bootlegs coming in from China.
 
  • Sad
Reactions: bachata