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RE: filmscanners: Buying a scanner - from the US



On Fri, 5 Oct 2001 22:23:34 +0100, Jamie Buckley wrote:
>Mark
>
>how come. I thought that importing computer bits from the US into the UK
>alway attracted duty.

I think it depends - they seem to have a threshold that it is not worth 
grabbing you for. Some thing small and cheap seems to get through, where bulky 
and expensive won't.

I don't have any experience with computer bits, but I do import my own strings 
for the bass.

>I imported some software from the US and was charged duty by UPS. They even
>charged me 10ukp for paying the customs. So buyers beware of the hidden
>charges.

I think I would say that as international shipping is a major part of their 
trade, they should expect that and include it as part of the price.

Paul.

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paul@hepcats.co.uk
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