Ugh, dealextreme can't be legit... can it?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Veloxi, Aug 11, 2008.

Aug 11, 2008
  1. Veloxi
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    The prices on this website are sick! I find it hard to believe the products will actually arrive within 7-10 days, or be legit for that matter. Anyone have experience with them? Otherwise... I'm sticking to dealwoot.
     


  2. Bishang

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    They're legit, it's just that their shipping takes a while. It may be 7-10 days but it may also be 2-4 weeks.
     
  3. Renegade_R

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    Its 7-10 BUSINESS DAYS so your wait time could be 3-4 weeks in reality (in my experience). I'm patient with them because I don't order flashcards from them [​IMG]

    Lets put it this way...if you only plan to order flashcards from them...you're gonna be whining here later about the shipping time. If you want to buy their other things, then you'll be just fine.
     
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    Don't dis DX, everyone loves it. It is a good site
     
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    I got my flashcard from them in about two weeks.
     
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    I'm thinking of buying a CycloDS. Would this be a good place to buy it?
     
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    recently ordered from them few weeks ago.
    5 items total. w/ free shipping

    Ordered on 23rd of July, my items arrived Aug. 5th.
    California.

    You could do Express Mail I think they say its 5-7days.
    I think it starts at 14.95. It goes down the more you order.
     
  8. Veloxi
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    Awesome [​IMG] -- I noticed about 10+ accessories I'd like to order, and with no rush to receive them, I'd say DX is great!

    Thanks for the quick feedback
     
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    Yea took around 3 weeks for my 3 DSTTs to come, but the prices are good

    Good being an understatement
     
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    No, Cyclo team made them stop carrying it because they had it priced too low.
     
  11. RupeeClock

    Member RupeeClock Colors 3D Snivy!

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    They don't sell it there anymore, TeamCyclops weren't happy that DX were selling them for so cheap, that people wouldn't buy them elsewhere.
     
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    DealExtreme can price their products low because they are based somewhere in Asia (most likely China), where labor is cheap, and they don't have to pay many of the surcharges that online retailers that are based in the U.S have to pay.

    In the U.S. Try dealwoot.com if you live in the West Coast, or realhotstuff.com if you live in the east coast.
     
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    I got my stuff in 2 weeks after I ordered it. Because of the low prices, I didn't care much.
     
  14. Veloxi
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    Woot. Just placed my order for CycloDS Evolution + 4GB SDHC. Now let's hope it lasts me until X-Mas. I'm not too convinced these things have the best quality yet. Hopefully Cyclo will prove me wrong [​IMG]
     
  15. zidane_genome

    Member zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    I bought from DX... great prices! Got a DSphat shell (black) and a DSphat top screen...

    shell came within a week, the screen came 2 days later...

    I really suggest you buy from them, they are AWESOME!
     
  16. Veloxi
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    I supported the GBAtemp affiliate. Figured this community does a TON for each other, so why not give back to it whenever possible. Just hope GBAtemp gets a little kick back from dealwoot from my purchase [​IMG]
     
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    I've had 22 orders from them since November 2007 - no problems, apart from slightly slow shipping. I've avoided DS Flashcarts though because of obvious stock issues - if and when they arise.
     
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    in my opinion if you live in europe i would avoid deal extreme due to the shipping being too slow, unless you pay for express shipping.
     
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    Been buying off DX for half an year now, all my orders arrived. Yes they are cheap and yes they do offer free shipping anywhere in the world. Their products are functional too. Their only con is that yourecieve your order within a month and sometimes you have to poke them with a support ticket cause they dose off on orders.
     
  20. DSGamer64

    Member DSGamer64 Canadian, Eh?

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    If you get free shipping, you should expect to wait longer then what the time frame says. I like my stuff shipped here quicker, so if it is sent by FedEx, USPS or UPS I will be happy because the wait time is much shorter. US postal service is great, I have had two items shipped from America that got to my house fairly quickly, one got delayed because it was around Christmas time and there was a huge backlog but the other came within 3 days of recieving payment.
     

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