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dealextreme.com selling nanogy95 for $2.50/pack?????!!!! (FAKE)

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by adidascanada, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. adidascanada

    adidascanada Regular Member

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    are they trustworthy? or more important, do we know if their source is trustworthy?
     
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    US$1.97 for 3+ packs. shipped.
     
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    adidascanada Regular Member

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    I've ordered iphone stuff from there and it was ok.
    I have to wonder...if it isn't genuine string there would be a lot of legal repercussions of openly selling it with the Yonex package as one of the pics
     
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    yeah. noticed that it is SP.

    but i don't know if there is any legal issues with selling SPs. Yonex should have no legal rights with people selling side import.

    but the question is how did dealextreme managed to source side import strings?

    also noticed that the pic shows the black colored one.
     
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    oh. i misread your post. yes. if it is not genuine, then there will be issues.
     
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    adidascanada Regular Member

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    I'm not a fan of nanogy95 anyways but I have 10 ordered 10 packs :p
     
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    i ordered 5.

    nbg95 is pretty weak stuff. but heck for $2 a pop i am sure some customer will want it.
     
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    Looks like they are HK based [​IMG]...

    "Because DX sends products from Hong Kong (a free port), there is no sales tax or duties imposed by the Hong Kong government. Customers do not have to pay any sales tax or export duties when they purchase from DX."
    I thought there was no sales tax in HK anyway?
     
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    yes. no sales tax in HK.

    and it makes sense for it being SP.
     
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    NBG-95 SP $2.50 a pack and free shipping.. Oh no!!

    I just browsed through the DX site and under About Us it says:
    Need Live Help?

    You may also reach us live by calling (+86) 1353-0080-484, (+86)1371-4039-173, (+86)1371-4478-454 new!. Our office hour is between 9am to 6pm HKT/GMT+8 (lunch break between 11:45AM and 1:15PM), Monday through Saturday except public and statutory holidays.

    Our postal mailing address is:

    DEALEXTREME
    PO BOX 779
    TAI PO POST OFFICE
    HONG KONG

    They do have a physical address for returning items:

    TO: DealExtreme
    Room 225-226, Block B, Focal Industrial Centre
    21 Man Lok street
    Hung Hom, Kowloon
    Hong Kong

    Some facts for your consideration:

    +86 is Mainland China IDD Code, 13---- are Mainland China mobile phone numbers. I am unsure whether DX is a direct-sale online site, or it's either a sales platform like eBay or an affiliate marketing site so when you click on the item it directs you to the seller's site to complete the purchase directly... ??
     
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    those who had tried please post some update =)
    thnks !!
     
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    wow........ really wonder about the products at that price!
     
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    It seems the store is trustworthy. But the NBG95 strings from this store is OEM(fade/counterfeit) or genuine(original)? Anybody can tell?
     
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    How can we differentiate if the string is fake or not? I don't want to take the chance to break my racket because the string snapped by saving a few bucks.
     
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    It is not genuine Yonex Nbg 95 string. One of my friend bought 10 from ebay for US $30 and they are not genuine.
     
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    two unrelated sellers..dealextreme.com is NOT ebay/the seller from ebay
     
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    I've purchased a couple of items before from an eBay Seller in HK. The last time it took 2 months for the items to arrive, due to stricter security by ICE (US Customs). Before it took a week or two to arrive.

    adidasCA, It does not really matter if the seller is from ebay or not, they still ship from HK and use HK Post (EMS). Some ebay sellers have a regular website, like Suntek.
     
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    Why is this forum so quick to prove "guilty" without any proof?
    You buy fake items from another source and then all sources are instantly painted with the same brush? I'm not saying it's not possible but seriously?
     
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    I never said anything about fake. I think I bought a digital scale from dealextreme before. I've also purchased Xuron cutters from SuntekStore for about 1/3rd the cost. Were the Xuron fake? I don't really know for sure, but they work fine.

    All forums are quick to pre-judge any statement. It's a matter of the reader to make their own judgement based on their own experience, and not that of others.
     

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