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Q: mybadmintonstore.com?

Discussion in 'Market Place' started by Quasimodo, Jun 1, 2005.

  1. Quasimodo

    Quasimodo Regular Member

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    Have anyone dealt with and bought from this outfit? Their string prices almost seem too good to be true (e.g., a box of 10 BG-65 for $39.95, a box of 10 BG-85 for $65, free shipping, etc.) that I want to know if they're trustworthy and reliable, and not a case of you-get-what-you-pay-for.

    I apologise in advance if I offend anyone who may be related to the business in some way. I'm simply being cautious with no malice intended.

    Thanks.
     
  2. cards_pro

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    I bought flying clamps and a box of BG66 from them. The flying clamps work well and the strings are genuine. You are right. There is no shipping charge!

    Yes, BG65 is a bargin, better than ebay. But BG-85 is kind of expensive. You might find a better deal in ebay!
     
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    If u noticed, the store is in HK, rather than north america. Compare to many asian stores (of course, before shipping), $4 per pack for BG65 is clearly high. Therefore, I believe the price already factored in the shipping cost. The "free shipping" is to attract more international buyer.

    Btw, how long the shipping will take? :rolleyes:
     
  4. Quasimodo

    Quasimodo Regular Member

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    Just to be clear, are you referring to asian stores in, well, Asia or in the US? Because if you've got a cheap(er), reliable and trustworthy source for Yonex strings in the US, I'm all ears! :D

    I too wonder how long the shipping will take.

    cards_pro, thanks for the testimony. I do occasionally stock up on BG-85s from eBay, but I can always use alternative sources. :)
     
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    Shipping

    I ordered twice from them. I don't remember exactly how long. But I am pretty sure they are less than 2 weeks.
     
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    arrived in 5 days when i ordered. i am in canada~ that is some fast shipping
     
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    For those of you in Canada, isn't there that custom fee?:rolleyes:
     
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    aznricearoni Regular Member

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    There are many ways to evade customs fee.

    1) If the value is under $60CAD, it is automatically dutyfree. [Must be marked as a gift.]
    2) Even if the value is over $60CAD, most places will just. Slap a random "feasible" number as the value. Customs will see the random number. See that it's under $60CAD. And send it on it's way.
     
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    Can anyone confirm that they sell authentic rackets?
     
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    There is a catch for #2 above.

    If you want to buy the shipping insurance, the insurance amount must match the declaration value. Otherwise, the custom knows someone is lying very obviously.
     

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