Does anyone know how fast BBTS' shipping is?

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  1. rofflesaurus

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    I plan on getting MP Skywarp but I want it here (Houston) by Saturday at the latest.

    Would the only way of guaranteeing that be doing 2nd day air shipping?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Sludge

    Sludge Formerly NC Bulkhead

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    I ordered an MP Skywarp from them 4 days ago and it hasn't even shipped yet. I don't think you can get it by Saturday at this point. It would be 2 day shipping after they actually got around to shipping it.
     
  3. rofflesaurus

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    Damn. Is there any site that's fast and reliable? :/
     
  4. Orodruin

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    If you want it that fast you may do better on ebay. Try to find a seller either near you or at least a US seller and you could get Overnight shipping or something like that. BBTS, afaik, hasn't shipped mine yet either.
     
  5. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    BBTS is fast and reliable. Whether you can get it that fast, I dunno....
    Try getting Mr. Scott to beam it to you...

    Seriously, once BBTS sends it, it's in UPS (or whoever) hands then, BBTS can't control it.


    EDIT:

    Looks these are your options:
     
  6. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    I usually get my stuff within a week of ordering it, but I do only live one state away.
     
  7. adamthered

    adamthered Reads comics. Starts shit

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    Ordered mine from BBTS on Saturday, got the notice this morning it had finally shipped. Should have it tomorrow but I'm like 45 minutes away from them (wish they had a store front). That's a little bit slower than average TAT than I'm used to from them, but then again, I hadn't ordered anything from them in 13 months so maybe they're busier now. Who knows.

    But yeah, only we you're getting it Saturday is ordering overnight.
     
  8. e3nine

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    for me, fast fast.

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    Their packages blow apart UPS delivery estimates.


    billed on the 6th.
    packed on the 6th.
    shipped on the 6th.
    arrived on the 7th using standard shipping.
     
  9. rofflesaurus

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    Eh... I went ahead and bought it off eBay for a total of 123.

    The guy's in Texas and I bought it early on and paid already so hopefully he can have it shipped maybe today.

    If not, ship on Thursday, then Friday, and arrive on Saturday.

    X_X

    It says he's 200 miles away which is likely a nearby city.

    Thanks for the help guys.
     
  10. Edgewise

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    A few weeks ago when they put up the pre-order for encore Ironhide & Ratchet for December, they also had a pre-order for ML Soundblaster and the re-release of ML Soundwave in December.

    I ordered ML Soundwave, due to arrive in December, and I've already got him! Now THAT'S Fast!
     
  11. sparkimusprime

    sparkimusprime Coffee+Black=Delicious

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    Sounds like you made the better choice. In state USPS service should be pretty quick, and the Post Office runs on Saturdays. If you had gone with UPS and 2nd day delivery you might have gotten it on Monday.
     
  12. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    BBTS's shipping is anti-fast.
     
  13. Chaos Muffin

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    Stuckakid.com have shipped my stuff the fastest.

    Would just wait till Saturday so you don't have to freak out on Friday
     
  14. Rewind

    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Maybe for you, I've always had fast shipping from them.
     
  15. plowking

    plowking I'm with ErechOveraker. Veteran

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    Me too...got mine in 3 days....not priority or ups...it was shipped parcel post!
     
  16. Chaos Muffin

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    Only thing I don't like about waiting on BBTS orders is they take too many steps before actually shipping it.

    1st day- We have recieved your order, thanks
    2nd day- We are pulling your order from the warehouse
    3rd day- We are putting your order in a box
    4th day- We're eating sammiches
    5th day- We are sending your order
    6th day- Your order has shipped from our warehouse
    7th day -wait
    8th day- wait
    9th day- Checking shipment status
    10th day- Dammit where in the f**k is it?!
    11th day- Yay

    Thy're great, but many other places are'nt as big and ship your stuff the same day.
     
  17. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Maybe I am just super-unlucky, I only ordered from them a few times, then didn't any more because the shipping was so slow.
     
  18. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Plowking, there must be virtually NO stops between the main PO and your house, then. Parcel Post takes well over a week for me (regardless of where it came from)
     
  19. Rewind

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    I've gotten parcel post stuff from Arizona in two or three days before, and I live in Minnesota.

    My fast service from BBTS could be because I live in the next state over. One time I got an item the day after I ordered it, which is pretty hard to beat.
     
  20. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I believe there was a discussion about Parcel Post vs. Priority when I was bitching about HTS packages taking 10 days to travel 20 miles.

    Parcel post rarely travels directly to where it's headed. If it does, then the package was likely sent from a bigger PO and you likely have a bigger PO that sends out your mail for delivery (AKA fewer stops).

    I'm not 100% sure on that, I'm just reciting what I remember from 4 months ago.
     

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