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$50 to drive 3 hours round trip? *** you driving? a monster truck?
Gas is expensive. 1.30 per litre. No monster truck, it's a Civic.
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post #62 of 90
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So I should spend $50 on gas so I don't pay $43 for shipping??? What the hell bro?!





Us Canadians are really screwed when it comes to shipping, prices, selection, and overall product availability. And it's not like we live near the arctic circle or anything, many of us live in Toronto!

Seems like you can walk into almost any store in the states and buy whatever you like. It's a struggle to find what we want in Canada.
This sums it up.
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post #63 of 90
It's is not that cheap to go to the states for things. You have to factor in fuel and also the tolls for the highway in the states. Also, you can't count out the mandatory Tim Hortons you have to buy when your on a road trip. Also, why I should be paying so much more for shipping when it is almost the same as delivering to another major US city.
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post #64 of 90
Hey OP, I feel your pain Not only are all of our components a lot more expensive in general, but our shipping prices are ridiculous too. Luckily I've found one company in New Zealand that offers free shipping on everything (and they have an online price matching feature) so I don't shop anywhere else now. Helps that they're the only stockist of EK products here too. It would be amazing to live in the US and be able to get all that stuff so cheap! I can only dream

$2.10NZ per litre for gas here too. *sigh*
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post #65 of 90
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Doesnt matter, Its the same product.
You have an ocean in the way. Canadiens have an imaginary line which doubles or even triples the shipping.
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post #66 of 90
Ebay is bad for this too.

20$ item + 40$ international shipping

Ugh ....
post #67 of 90
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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
Gas is expensive. 1.30 per litre. No monster truck, it's a Civic.
1.30$ per L?

£1.38 per L here

=
UK£ 1.38 = 2.242914 US$

My car does 550miles per tank, a tank is 50L so costs me approx £10-£15 to drive a 3 hour trip... Driveing correctly to prserve fuel

Sorry to all US people but when it comes to fuel you have it easy
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post #69 of 90
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Originally Posted by jjpctech View Post
1.30$ per L?

£1.38 per L here

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UK£ 1.38 = 2.242914 US$

My car does 550miles per tank, a tank is 50L so costs me approx £10-£15 to drive a 3 hour trip... Driveing correctly to prserve fuel

Sorry to all US people but when it comes to fuel you have it easy
It's true. You guys have it even worse than us though. $2.10NZ works out at £1... Cheap in comparison to what you're having to pay!
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post #70 of 90
Try having to be on a tiny rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, where gas is $4.95 per gallon + every websit's shipping and handling is a always a minimum of ~$20+(depending on what is being bought) >.<...But the saying goes for us.."We pay gas to have gas shipped over"
>_>"
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