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Old 10-11-2014, 03:07:17 PM
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I appreciate the input. Probably over the winter i will try buying a pack of bulbs for 2 stroke carbs and a few other things I spotted. Wont tie up alot of money but try to stock up on items I know I will use in the spring and summer.
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Are these what you were looking for?
http://www.amazon.com/Primer-Craftsm...ds=primer+pump
Also links to others lower on page.
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I just shipped 7/8 inch mica washers for the big Oilpull ignitors to Europe. Checking USPS fees on the website, I found the smallest box was about $60. A 7 oz envelope must be flexible and <3/4 inch thick and was under $7. They had a slot gauge to check the thickness limit. I had to convince the clerk that I had found that fee on USPS website.
Try packing mica washers in a flexible envelope!
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Are these what you were looking for?
http://www.amazon.com/Primer-Craftsm...ds=primer+pump
Also links to others lower on page.
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That is 1 type, the other is the 2 different size bulbs that just mount into the carb.I aint done anything in regards to this yet. Probably will let the holiday rush settle first!.
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Well I made my first try at this. A cheap item I want, but can live without if I dont get it and wont be out of alot money if it dont show up.
A ph meter for checking soil. 3.72 free shipping. I dont see how they do that.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/121501298826...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Well I ordered this 1 before I ordered the 1 I mentioned in the above thread.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/181564968386...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
It got here today. I bought it on the 12th and it came today. So we will see when the 1 I mentioned above comes.
Here is what I read on the paper stuck to the envelope
Form Dezheng road,changan, Donggaun.
gift commercial sample,
So that must be how they get around alot of details. List it as a gift!
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I bought from China thru EBay for some test equipment recently, based upon reviews of quality vs. price. For less than half the cost, the equipment was recommended by others that works very well. It never dawned on me that when I ordered it, the supply voltage was 100V-240V, which meant it was cloned from an overseas design and came with the European plug. After freaking out, Radio shack sold me the conversation plug for $3.00. Shipped Global Package and came in about eighteen days

With EBay payment and a good feedback of the seller, I felt protected in the purchase.


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So far all I have bought has came. I ordered 7 battery powered clock mechanisms for 1.18 a piece free shipping on feb 23 or so and they came Saturday the 21st of march.
SO it is slow,but the stuff does show up.
The package is marked cooperate sample - gift . That must be how they get by certain rules or what not..
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I have bought a lot of stuff out of China and have never had a problem with delivery can't say the same about quality but you get what you pay for. Shipping takes about 2 weeks to Australia and is cheap or even free more than I can say for the US or the UK where shipping price is up to 6 times what it costs from China
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