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Old June 22nd, 2012, 14:29   #24
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Originally Posted by Brian McIlmoyle View Post
ok... so really how much is saved.. if you don't have them when you need them?

cost of product.. + shipping, + duty, Taxes, Brokerage.. even if they are 50% cheaper int he end.. what is lost in time wasted

I don't understand why you would purchase from Asia.. and then complain that it takes some time to get them.. it's on the other freaking side of the planet..
It turns out to about $18 for two batteries + shipping vs one of the same battery for $25 bought locally (not including tax). As for shipping, I have no gripes at all, usually I factor in about one month or so of shipping time, but I find that it's been getting faster and faster lately (though it's the first time I've had a package traverse Europe).
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