eBay orders from Canada

Old 05-15-2013, 12:44 PM
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I recently 'won' a bid on eBay for a Featherweight. The excitement was like waiting for Christmas! Well, 5 weeks later I am still waiting on my Featherweight to arrive.

I wanted to pass along a lesson learned maybe to help someone else. When ordering from Canada the item may be stuck in customs until they get ready to release it. If I had it to do over again - I would pass on such a 'deal'.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:50 PM
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I wonder why they take so long? Customs!
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:01 PM
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i''ve heard that... not only to Canada. i used to have relatives in England and packages took forever
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:30 PM
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Thanks for the insight.....I will wait not-so-patiently I had no idea it would be more than three weeks.
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:43 PM
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we bought a 222 Featherweight from Turkey we got it in a week. Faster then something that came from Texas go figure
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Can you track it? Just for the peace of mind? It's nice to know where your "stuff" is... if you can...
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That would be something to ask your Border Security people ... it's the receiving country that causes any of the delays.

You received it ...
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Old 05-16-2013, 09:55 AM
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Don't let your 45-day window go by to claim non-receipt. After 45 days, if you don't get it you are OOL and no longer claim against the seller. You can always open a claim on day 44, then close it when you get the item.
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The same thing happens when we order something from the USA. Some times it can get here really quick and other times it takes weeks.
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