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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-15-2016, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Eastern Beaver UK custom charge

Just got a UK customs bill for 28 for my Eastern Beaver 3pcs which cost $69.95 USD,
plus Postage and packaging at $13.99 USD

Total $83.94 USD

In total 95.

Not sure if i should have expected that and not sure i would have paid that if i had been aware

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-15-2016, 02:25 PM
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With that kind of price you are approaching PDM60 Power Distribution Module territory
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-15-2016, 03:08 PM
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Aaah, the price of living in the UK, roads, railways, relatively honest politicians, decent police and emergency services etc etc, tax pays for it all, buying from the US bypassed VAT, a consumption tax that pays for lots of things we take for granted!

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It's a great unit, but that's a lot of extra tacked on top of the price of it. Funny enough, I didn't pay a dime of duty or taxes when it came to me in Canada and it shipped from Japan in literally days.

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