but at sears you pay tax and shipping add another 160
But you can also see what you're buying, and examine it, before you buy. That may be worth the extra cost. Deals around this time of year are not always what they seem. Some analysts are even saying that there may be better deals this year about 2 weeks before Christmas. Caveat emptor.
I personally would not get in a hurry .. many of the experts are predicting lower prices after Black Friday / Cyber Monday ..
Where did you find these "experts" online? I hope this is true since I'm considering a 42ST30 for a bedroom, but nowhere have I found it for well under $600 yet. Although, the 50GT30 at Best Buy for $999.00 is tempting!