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[Solved]In need of kill coil, order costs an arm and a leg. Help me understand

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Hello OCN!
I'm currently finishing my first water loop and I'm in need of a kill coil. The only place I can buy it from (I can only use paypal, I can't get a credit card; unemployed) is Frozencpu.com

I live in Quebec, Canada and I took a look at the brokerage/etc fees, since this is my first order outside of Canada.

Not only FrozenCPU charges a high price for regular shipping, but the total cost (including the brokerage fees) is astronomical. I find it hard to believe that a 19$ order will cost me 82$...



Is there anyone who has a clue what's wrong with this? I certainly refuse to pay this much for a kill coil, a tube of thermal paste and a bottle of Mayhem's Dye...
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Update: I ended up ordering from Dazmode, thanks GingerJohn and everyone for the answers! thumb.gif
Edited by Tarnix - 7/10/13 at 5:16pm
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post #2 of 7
Try looking at DazMode. They accept PayPal, have Mayhems dyes and silver wire in stock.

Edit: Oh, and the $22 brokerage fee can be avoided by selecting USPS rather than UPS, but $28 for shipping is still rather high.
Edited by GingerJohn - 7/10/13 at 10:38am
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Dazmode.com cost me $6
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Or find some silver rings?
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I guess I should thank my lucky stars that I'm only a 20 minute drive away from the border in BC. I have a FrozenCPU order arriving in Point Roberts, Washington tomorrow and the shipping was $11 biggrin.gif
post #6 of 7
Aquatuning has some really good shipping to Quebec and I've never been caught with brokerage with UPS as bad as any shipment from the US. Granted you don't have the same selection as FrozenCPU but it's still rather good.

They should change the wording from "Free Trade Agreement" to "we'll rim you with idiotic charges cause you're our neighbors and we can do what we want."

But yeah, I no longer order anything from the US if it's delivered by UPS. Only USPS.

EDIT: You could also get some dead water or XT-1 directly from mayhems. Last I remember they also had affordable shipping.
Edited by Rognin - 7/10/13 at 2:51pm
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post #7 of 7
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Thanks everyone for the quick answers! smile.gif
I'll look into dazmode and aquatuning. thumb.gif
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