$30.00 Shipping for a TM Hotrod?

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  1. thyvipera

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    yeah that's totally shipping gouging, i'd report him if he doesn't change the shipping.
     
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    the invoice is in GPS, which is 12.50.

    Anyone know how much shipping in Canada is in GPS?

    To ship a TM hotrod, would it be about 6.00 GPS?
     
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    Yeah, that figure in packaging can't weigh more than 3-ish lbs, and I've paid less for shipping from Japan for larger items. I'd say he's trying to get a couple extra bucks from you like the commenter above. Sounds like someone deserves some negative feedback at the very least.
     
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    Uh, the seller is shipping from Nuneaton in the UK, not Canada.

    £12.50 doesn't sound that high though TBH, there could be a cheaper (non-air) parcel method, that would take a bit more time to get to you.
     
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    Canada to U.S., yes
    U.K. to U.S. , not so much.

    Couldn't follow the link as it's been freezing my windows, thought buyer said Canada.
     
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    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    Not sure why buyer thought Canada when the auction clearly states UK.
     
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    I'd be wary of this seller anyway. He told me it would cost fifteen quid to ship Sandstorm to Belgium. No way postage is that much.
     
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    lawl @ 12.50. I've just posted a TRU Skywarp MISB to Australia for £6. Quel dick.
     
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    £6? Is that for airmail? Seems cheap.
     
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    If he is from Canada, unless he is shipping next day xpress post, its gouging.
    airmail should be between $7-14 dollars.

    Shipping small packet air in Canada starts at $7 minimum.
     
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    Aye it was airmail. A MISB TRU reissue when fully packed, boxed etc. weighs somewhere between 500-600g, usually between £6-7 :) 
     
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    Checkout the examples Royalmail uses for overseas postage:

    AirMail

    Airsure

    Depending on what the weight is - $30 shipping sounds correct.
     
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    The seller is from the UK! I never buy from sellers from the UK for the shipping price. An item that size, weight and loose (shipped in a small box) shipped from Canada should cost around:
    6$ small packet ground no tracking (3 to 4 weeks)
    8$ small packet airmail add 1.50$ for tracking (6 to 12 days)
    15$ and more for express priority tracking insured (3 to 6 days)

    But that's if the seller don't charge for the box, packing material and handling.
     

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