Originally Posted by Crunchmeister
Pantac is readily available in Canada. ASCMart is their distributor. Batteries slings and other items are readily available on airsoftparts.ca. So unless you're dead-set on something one of those guys can't get, there's little reason to order from overseas. Yeah, maybe the base price of the items is higher here, when you factor in the cost of shipping from Asia, it's often cheaper, easier and faster to buy in Canada.
I would have to disagree with that statement. My experience has led me to believe that purchasing from overseas can be considerably cheaper than ordering from either stores quoted above. For example my last 3 overseas Pantac purchases have been roughly 30% cheaper than purchasing from in country sellers. That's includes base price, shipping, duties, PST and GST and smiles.
That being said airsoftparts.ca is a gem of a store which I am compelled to order from at least once a month from.