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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 6:45 pm 
Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
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customs charges are shit spent £124 posted on my wheel jig from the states vat works out at £21.73 but parcel wank just charged me £37 how the fu*k do they work there maths out :evil: :evil: . gonna put in a damaged item claim to recope some of that cash :P :P :P :D


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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 6:53 pm 
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isn't there import tax (14%) plus their £8 handling fee on top of VAT? :evil:


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Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
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i dont know just thought it was 17.5% vat and that was it as usps pay parcel force to finish the delivery in the uk what bastards parcel force are im confused i only thought i had to vat im now very scared of the outside world again as its full arse holes aaaarrrrrrrrrrrrhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh :x :x :x :x :x :x :x :?:


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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 8:36 pm 
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cannondale king wrote:
customs charges are shit spent £124 posted on my wheel jig from the states vat works out at £21.73 but parcel wank just charged me £37 how the fu*k do they work there maths out :evil: :evil: . gonna put in a damaged item claim to recope some of that cash :P :P :P :D


Just out of interest is that the profesional park one for sale at Jensons ?


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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 8:41 pm 
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they add a handling fee as well as vat.


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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 9:04 pm 
Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
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no got it from calcadacyclery there really nice people there really friendly and helpful i would highly requimend them if it were not for the customs shit :x


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Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
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stew-b wrote:
they add a handling fee as well as vat.
but usps pays them dont they for the carrige if not id have gone and picked it up myself parcel force are gonna get a claim now just because there p1ss takers now thats how anoid at there customer service i am they never mentioned a handling charge :?:


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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 10:55 pm 
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I am now glad that I held back from ordering one. I thought knowing my luck I would get skanked by customs etc.... :shock:


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sry Dan, did tell you though buddy, still cheap in the long run, you'll make it back.


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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2008 8:56 am 
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The 'handling fee' charge is a good one for them to add to their Christmas party fund :evil: It amazes me (and pi$$es me off) WHY there's a handling fee. You don't get charged £8 handling for a parcel in when you post in this country :?: :?: :?: :?:


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