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Post# 2846   10/22/2006 at 12:07 (4,263 days old) by charles~richard ()        

Check out the shipping charge on this.....!

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Post# 2847 , Reply# 1   10/22/2006 at 12:30 (4,263 days old) by vacuumkid3 ()        
It's amazing...

how people try to get more money! eBay needs to do something about this! There is NO WAY that a vacuum, more or less a CANISTER, would weigh enough to need $130 shipping and handling!!!!!! SCAMMER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Post# 2849 , Reply# 2   10/22/2006 at 14:10 (4,263 days old) by seamusuk (Dover Kent UK)        

Am I correct in saying that this covers the item but wouldnt cover the VERY excessive shipping??- as the person has pointed out to the seller missing power cord= untested=?????

Think id keep well clear lol!!!


Post# 2850 , Reply# 3   10/22/2006 at 14:29 (4,263 days old) by myvacsrock (Dayton, OH)        

myvacsrock's profile picture
mine says only 59.60~
Kyle K

Post# 2852 , Reply# 4   10/22/2006 at 15:42 (4,263 days old) by sudsman ()        
to fort worth

mine says 103.50 wowo

Post# 2856 , Reply# 5   10/22/2006 at 18:57 (4,263 days old) by frkirby511 ()        
Shipping on this Lux

I think the shipping is adjusted to the zip code of each individual's eBay information. I don't know how it's done because I've never sold on eBay; but I have noticed several of these items with the automatic calculation of shipping cost set up as per one's zip code.

If you look, it specifically lists YOUR zip code with the shipping amount. So he had evidentally given some type of measurement[s] with this machine that is automatically calculated per each zip code. For me in Memphis, TN it turns out to be $71.40...!

The question is...what measurement did he give...........??? Did he give weight, size....what? It does seem excessive though.

Fr. Bruce
Memphis, TN

Post# 2858 , Reply# 6   10/22/2006 at 20:48 (4,262 days old) by charles~richard ()        
The shipping to Los Angeles

came out to $130.00. I don't know what measurements he gave, or what size of carton, but he could almost send a half dozen of them at that rate. The average cost of a Model XXX from here to the East Coast is about $25 give or take depending on the zone.

Post# 2860 , Reply# 7   10/22/2006 at 20:59 (4,262 days old) by swingette ()        

and thats for Parcel Post! insurance is a must, since USPS will brutalize the package for sure!

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