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Can anyone top this? ... 202 days shipping from China

Discussion in 'Announcements & Open Forum' started by Klondike Mike, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. Klondike Mike

    Klondike Mike Sr. Member

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    Pleasantly suprized/shocked when I received an item from a Chinese eBay seller the other day. Took only 202 days since I ordered. I received a refund a long time ago due to non-delivery. 50% of my orders from eBay China never shows up. I guess this is a good thing that it actually arrived. Anybody have any delivery times that can top this?


     
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  2. TM86

    TM86 Sr. Member

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    Babies. Average time to delivery is about 274 days.
     
  3. Rwb

    Rwb Sr. Member

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    I cancled a couple orders from the land of almost right.3 months too long to wait when needed
     
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  4. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    I had just the opposite happen a year or two ago. Ordered a couple panel meters from an Ebay store and was told it would be 4-6 weeks for delivery. No problem. Eight days.....yes EIGHT DAYS later it showed up. Damn I wish everything was that fast. No idea what happened but it was the only time I ever got anything that fast out of China and yes it was actually shipped from Guangzhou,China. The wife had a piece of discontinued jewellery ordered from Swarovski which ended up being shipped from Ashdod, Israel. Only store that still had it apparently. Got it in six days. Shit-house luck I guess.
     
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  5. sp5it

    sp5it Master of puppets

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    "Slow boat from China" becomes true...
     
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  6. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    More like a row boat. :ROFLMAO:
     
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  7. Klondike Mike

    Klondike Mike Sr. Member

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    This abnormality has been experienced. They can do it. Unfortunately, most do not.
     
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  8. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    I think when you buy something, they have to make it first. It might take a while to get enough orders to make a production run?
     
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  9. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Usually they wait to have enough to warrent a bulk shipment and that shipment is sent via cargo ship instead of air.
     
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  10. unit_399

    unit_399 EL CAPO

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    I've ordered many items from sellers in China and Thailand. Most were delivered to Colombia within 2 weeks. The only delivery problems I have experienced was when the shipper was DHL International. They posted tracking information that said my item was delivered when it wasn't. When I complained to the seller, the tracking info was deleted. The seller said that DHL said they had no record of the shipment. Fortunately I had made a screen shot of the tracking info. After sending it to the seller my item mysteriously showed up a few days later.
    My advice: ask your China seller who their shipping company is. If they say it's DHL International find a different seller.

    -399
     
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  11. Klondike Mike

    Klondike Mike Sr. Member

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    I'm guessing that they don't like shipping to Western Canada. I've got another at the 106 day mark.
     
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  12. Klondike Mike

    Klondike Mike Sr. Member

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    Another eBay order from China came in today ... 135 days. Woo-hoo! More free stuff.
     
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