Originally Posted by Scarecrow
A scam would imply forethought - I don't think thats necessarily the case. I know BB Bastard stuff is rudiculous to ship to the US. As soon as you cross and Canadian US border, shipping companies charge ridiculous, duties come in play, dollar exchange rates come in - its a giant hassle. I think they've simply given up on solving the problem selling and shipping to Canadians as many US retailers have. They can afford to ignore us when they have the whole of the US to sell to.
I ordered BBs from a website called pyramid air in the US, the shipping was $12 and it arrived in two days. the package weighed about 3 pounds. The shipping industry is very confusing to me.