Generating a lot of buys

This is a Home Depot in Huntington Station,

This is a Home Depot in Huntington Station, but a store on Route 110 in East Farmingdale sold several UST generators to customers on Oct. 31, 2012 to combat the loss in electricity on Long Island. (Oct. 17, 2012) Photo Credit: James Carbone

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At the Home Depot on Route 110 in East Farmingdale around 2 p.m., seemingly every shopper was emerging from the store with a UST generator — dozens of blue boxes were crisscrossing the parking lot.

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Inside, employees were loading them off pallets onto shopping carts and flatbeds for a long line of shoppers.

They're selling for $799. One employee said the generators had arrived about a half-hour earlier.

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