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« Reply #60 on: May 17, 2017, 03:24AM »

Maybe it would be cheaper to ship a batch of these to a US distributor?  Maybe there's enough people willing to preorder?
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« Reply #61 on: May 17, 2017, 04:31AM »

Maybe it would be cheaper to ship a batch of these to a US distributor?  Maybe there's enough people willing to preorder?
I've checked on the shipping cost and it is $25.oo from England to the US.  The shipping is for size, not weight. So... the stands are $20.oo and the shipping is $25.oo. Total $45.oo. If you buy 2 stands, or 3 stands, or however many you can fit in the box, the shipping price would be $25.oo for the box. We have a US warehouse in Michigan. They might have some.  Shipping prices might vary according to the method you use for shipping, but the $25.oo from England (FedEx) is the same as FedEx within the US. If someone wants to order a batch of them and send them off to others, let me know and I can arrange it and at the same time, let you know how many will go into one box.

I don't know the exact shipping price to Turkey, but it is less than to the US. If you are interested, let me know and I will find out the exact price.
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« Reply #62 on: May 17, 2017, 06:53AM »

It's unfortunate you use FedEX.  That would be a deal breaker for me.  FedEX will charge you $25 at your end (which of course you charge to your customer) then they will charge me another $25+ at my end brokerage, forwarding and handling.  I've been burnt by FedEX and UPS too many times.  Not sure how it is with them when receiving stuff from abroad in the States, but here in Canada the gouging is legendary.

Have you ever considered using Her Majesty's Post?
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« Reply #63 on: May 17, 2017, 07:41AM »

It's unfortunate you use FedEX.  That would be a deal breaker for me.  FedEX will charge you $25 at your end (which of course you charge to your customer) then they will charge me another $25+ at my end brokerage, forwarding and handling.  I've been burnt by FedEX and UPS too many times.  Not sure how it is with them when receiving stuff from abroad in the States, but here in Canada the gouging is legendary.

Have you ever considered using Her Majesty's Post?
Hi Bill...   We have used the Royal Mail in the past and it costs about the same and sometimes more. And... it takes MUCH longer. If you want me to, I will go to the Post Office with a stand in a box and find out how much it would be to Canada. (you're not committed to buy. It's just for both of us to know how much it will cost and how long it will take) What's your postcode?       Regards...    Chip
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« Reply #64 on: May 17, 2017, 08:20AM »

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« Reply #65 on: May 18, 2017, 03:22AM »

US (and maybe CA) People:

I have several interested in a shipment of these (5). PM / email me asap and I'll add you to that list and I'll ship it to you at cost (stand + shipping to you).  I'm located in WV, will be travelling to NYC, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and Ottowa in the coming months. I could arrange to drop it off somewhere instead of shipping.
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« Reply #66 on: May 19, 2017, 05:57PM »

Hey Chipolah,

Just sent you an e-mail. Have a number of US people interested in doing an order!! Get back to us when you get a chance and we'll get it squared away!  Good!
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« Reply #67 on: Today at 03:27 AM »

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some o  the new  hamiltons ////MADE IN VIETNAM    OUTTA RECYCLED HELICOPTER and shell caseings !!!!!!!!!!!!



Yeah...but...

My several month old Hamilton's screw tighteners are already pretty well worn out and the cup suppoprt for the bell that's supposed to be adjustable never worked.

A large piece of crap, basically. I'm using it...using tape to set the lengths...but REALLY!!!

They probably sent you and Posaunus extra feet because they can't read very well.

Sorry...I get pissed off when things that I pay for don't work. If I played like they are now making trombone stands I'd be working as a fry cook now.

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« Reply #68 on: Today at 03:38 AM »

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some o  the new  hamiltons ////MADE IN VIETNAM    OUTTA RECYCLED HELICOPTER and shell caseings !!!!!!!!!!!!




Better made in Russia made of recycled AK-47 - could be very, very multi-functional.....
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« Reply #69 on: Today at 03:42 AM »

that wessex         looks  great  for a studio stand  ///even w shipping to us  its  a good valve
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 when i  was  in  hs  --i asked  mr b   if there was any  broke drum gear  and   made a stand
 bach then  it was  k&m  w a  blach  wood ball w  wool felt  and  little  wools  on  the  things that stuck out to put
bell on  //thumb screw  //nickle   plated
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over time   dust and rust  well there  were  different   designs  of the   legs  and varnished  wood  for  bigger bones
  i  got jimmy archies   stand  and  couple mutes  w the  ring  mute holder
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in this whole thread   //nothin //no  history //it never happened //no pics ///no licks
there is some real  junk out there
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 well what i  would   like  is  a  redo   of  one[or more ] of the  early  k&m
 a  lt  in  aluminum  maybe     how  about carbon fiber //titanium
 w some  bicycle  technology  
  come on  GET WITH IT  --A GRADE SCHOOL KID  COULD DESIGN A BETTER STAND  
somethin to think about  at  mickies while  droppin french fries in the  hot  oil  
 
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« Reply #70 on: Today at 03:43 AM »

i would  buy 5  of these  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hey Chipolah,

Just sent you an e-mail. Have a number of US people interested in doing an order!! Get back to us when you get a chance and we'll get it squared away!  Good!
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« Reply #71 on: Today at 06:57 AM »

US (and maybe CA) People:

I have several interested in a shipment of these (5). PM / email me asap and I'll add you to that list and I'll ship it to you at cost (stand + shipping to you).  I'm located in WV, will be travelling to NYC, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and Ottowa in the coming months. I could arrange to drop it off somewhere instead of shipping.
Unfortunately both Ottawa and Toronto are quite far from where I am.  Thanks for the offer though Matt.  I wonder if Chip was able to find out about the Royal Post?
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