buying from r4-3.com

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  1. joemontana
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    hi all
    this http://r4-3.com/ website is linked from acekard.com as european reseller although they seem to be based in china (it uses china airmail for deliveries). i sorta deem it as trustworthy, but has anyone bought stuff from them? or maybe point me to a uk based online shop that takes paypal or something? ;)

    and apologies if has been asked way too many times - search didnt produce any useful results and google aint my friend.
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    awesome, thanks for the reply. i bit the bullet and ordered from there anyway, after all, it's on acekard website, they must be at least 0.5% reliable.
    and i figured i'm doing dodgy business so if doesnt work out it's well done in my own friggin face! haha :blink:
    i'll update this post if it ever arrives :ninja:
     
  4. MartinDocNewland

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    Please do because I have asked a similar question about where in the E.U I can get hold of a Supercard DSTWO and if i get no answer I will use the same shop as you and bite the bullet
     
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    According to WOT (Web of Trust), that site is not trustful (see attached).
    As for getting a Flash Card in the EU, definitely not The Netherlands, UK, or France, selling and recommending Flash Cards in these countries is illegal.
     
  6. MartinDocNewland

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    So where? Or shell I just go with nds-card.com and hope I don`t get stung with import tax?
     
  7. EyeZ

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    I have bought from these a couple of times and had no problems http://www.cheapr4i.com/
     
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    But its been pointed out by someone here and I know that in the UK you can`t sell them cards and they are an english based company
     
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    Yes i know, but they sell flashcarts and they are based in the UK, like i said, i have bought from them twice and have no problems, in fact their delivery times are fast.
     
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    Mad, so I got a choice now lol Go with a UK based company and get the card for £40 and get it in two days or go with nds-card.com and get it for £26 and wait up to 20 days lol
     
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    humm i see. i guess it would probably be ok to buy from cheapr4i.com too, and possibly faster/safer. but my main concern was about putting my card details thru some 'random' payment server (wtf is 95epay.com?)..
    i know that using paypal may not be 100% safe neither, but at least i know where i can go complain in case things go wrong, even if it is pointless due to the money being withdrawn already.
     
  13. MartinDocNewland

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    Read my post above yours
     
  14. EyeZ

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    That's up to you, i am only offering you a trustworthy UK site that other members here have used also with no problems.
     
  15. MartinDocNewland

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    But I trust WOT and it says not to truth them. Confussing or what lol
     
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    yeah, check this about the 4r-3.com website.. reputation is low, but this dude is definitely on my side! ;)
    http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/r4-3.com/comment-47772229

    in the end of the day, every other website that sells equipment that allows piracy (even if this is not the intention) will get bad reputation one way or another. i know this is like saying selling a crowbar makes B&Q more suspicious, but this is just the way things are i guess.
     
  18. MartinDocNewland

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    Don`t say much, its just you again saying to buy from them. how do I know its not you that runs the website? lol
     
  19. EyeZ

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    I take it you didn't read the last post then.

    Anyway i've had my say, i offered you a trustworthy UK seller, it's up to you if you wanna use them.
     
  20. MartinDocNewland

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    Yeah I read all of it including some other person from here (the UK) saying he was happy but i still kinda don`t truth them as it says on WOT that they sell fake stuff and I can`t afford to throw away £40. Thanks tho for your help, but its just kinda fishy that the laws in this country state that that kind of thing can not be sold in this country and nintendo did get a lot of companies to stop selling them sort of cards in most parts of the E.U (Including here in the UK) but yet this website has managed to not be in Nintendo`s net, that is what is worrying about this website. I mean good websites like http://www.mymemory.co.uk/ was selling them cards but got told not to and they stopped selling them (I trust http://www.mymemory.co.uk/ as i have brought from them many times, wished I got a card before they got banned)