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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post

Did you call UPS?
Not yet Emily from PICS Shipping is working on it for me.
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Originally Posted by 1337LutZ View Post

OT: I think it would be nice to change your Thread title to something less pointed at PPCS and more towards UPS. As PPCS didnt do anything wrong (as far as I read) but the title does implicate that.

I'm not putting this thread up to slam PPCS, it's more to warn fellow overclockers to add insurance on high ticket items with them. Without insurance I will only get 100 of my 459 bill back from a claim. PPCS needs to be in the title because this is their policy, I'm sure it's due to their small size. For example a company like Amazon will simply ship you a replacement instantly due to a lost shipment.
post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by Newtocooling View Post

Not yet Emily from PICS Shipping is working on it for me.
I'm not putting this thread up to slam PPCS, it's more to warn fellow overclockers to add insurance on high ticket items with them. Without insurance I will only get 100 of my 459 bill back from a claim. PPCS needs to be in the title because this is their policy, I'm sure it's due to their small size. For example a company like Amazon will simply ship you a replacement instantly due to a lost shipment.
ppcs may do the same just not instantly because they are not a huge operation...i wouldn't throw in the towel just yet
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Thanks for the heads up thumb.gif

because I'll be ordering a few grands on PPC soon, I'm just trying to make up my damn mind which parts I want tongue.gif

and I hate UPS, never had a good experience with them.

I only trust FedEx, they are down to the details and updates.

UPS used to have detailed updates like FedEX, but just today I received my 2 video cards I ordered, their website never updated, until it was already delivered, from when it was picked up, nothing in between.
so it just magically appeared in my front doors, according to their website updates.

also UPS charges an eye and a leg for their Import charges and Custom fees (I'm in Canada)
while USPS, DHL, or FedEX they charge NORMAL humanly affordable rates.


So yes, most definitely pick up Extra insurance for anything over $100 worth of goods, specially if you are abroad.
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post #14 of 16
The insurance is optionional on PPCS and their shipping price is already so high I just bite the bullet and pay for it.

Sucks for the OP and lost package is always a hassle even if you get reimbursed it takes weeks but honestly should have just paid the extra $5 for insurance.
post #15 of 16
That's weird because it forces me to pick the $15 insurance and I'm only about 350 miles away from them in the same state. My cart is $650 though...
post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by r9miner View Post

The insurance is optionional on PPCS and their shipping price is already so high I just bite the bullet and pay for it.

Sucks for the OP and lost package is always a hassle even if you get reimbursed it takes weeks but honestly should have just paid the extra $5 for insurance.

yeah... My cart is $648... after shipping, insurance, and tax: $730. and the insurance is $16 for me... not $5, not sure what his would be.
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