Rumorish?: Delays when ordering from China?

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Jul 16, 2008
  1. TheWingless
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    I have never even heard of systemgears.com but they are apparently an authorized dealer of CycloDS and are based in Canada. Apparently they are also sponsored on the R4DS Forums(Don't think it's an official one). Prices look kinda high.
    Pretty much just a shout box quote from the R4 forums, but I'm not sure if this is true or not. It doesn't really apply to me because I don't order from Dealextreme/any Chinese reseller. But if there are delays, then this might be the reason why. This would have gone into User Submitted News but it sounded more like a rumor...
     
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    A lot of people also ordered those really cheap Cyclos too so those might be delayed. Hopefully it won't be too long, but it was extremely cheap so I probably wouldn't have a problem with shipping time(I didn't order one).
     
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    Sounds plausible. Might be what took my recent orders so long to ship. Dun care much about it.
     
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    i don't think so. usually large and big shipment are delayed, but for small purchase below 0.5 kg shipped with express courier EMS is still normal delay in many countries. usa 4/5 days, europe 7 days, italy 14 days ( it's a national problem in this case )
    then if seller use normal mail o registered mail time can be more than 2/5 weeks
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    DX is based in China right? Well then this explains a lot.
     
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    Thank god I'm not ordering something until November....

    Still. Good to know.
     
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    My cousin just ordered one of the cheap Cyclos from DX. I just ordered a bunch of PSP stuff like a screen protector, case, component cable, etc. He already received an email from DX that his order would be delayed, I have yet to hear along similar lines I have my fingers crossed. They are slow as shit but you can't beat their prices anywhere.
     
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    DX should ship from hong kong and not china so not reason for delays. especcialy for small packages
     
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    It's all untrue, I've gotten my last few chinese sent packages in fine time. My friend also visited china and sent me some stuff that's fine...

    Customs does check everything, and it causes some delay, but who cares, the price is the difference. They just want you to buy their stuff, that's all.
     
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    key words: "shout box quote from the R4 forums"

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    So true.

    Remember, small packages have little delays, big packages have HUGE delays. That's the key.
     
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    I got my order from china to holland in like... 5 days, but that was because I wasn't at home the 4th day.
     
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    This webshop is based in Canada?

    Enough said.
     
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    It's true, because of the Olympics and packages being checked more, most packages are delayed some (not by much though according to my recent experiences.) Plus, DX says that they currently can't sell any torches, knives, and shit due to this as well.
     
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    I've heard about Systemgears in Canadian forums before, so they arent really new or anything.

    BTW, in regards to the delay issues in China, it was actually on the Canadian news 1-2 weeks ago. I dont know if this applies to NDS carts, but yea, most factories were temporary shut down to reduce pollution and at the same time, allowing the workers to travel back to their China hometown, to enjoy Olympics with their families.
     

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