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post #61 of 210
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I'm not even sure if this is worth adding, but Costco Canada has a couple headphones listed. Most are rather unremarkable until you scroll to the bottom and realize... Audio Technica W1000x and W5000 eek.gif

 

http://www.costco.ca/Common/Search.aspx?whse=BCCA&topnav=&search=headphones&N=0&Ntt=headphones&cm_re=1_en-_-Top_Left_Nav-_-Top_search&lang=en-CA

 

edit: the specific listings

W1000x - http://www.costco.ca/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=10351368&search=headphones&Mo=18&cm_re=1_en-_-Top_Left_Nav-_-Top_search&lang=en-CA&Nr=P_CatalogName:BCCA&Sp=S&N=0&whse=BCCA&Dx=mode+matchallpartial&Ntk=Text_Search&Dr=P_CatalogName:BCCA&Ne=4000000&D=headphones&Ntt=headphones&No=14&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&Nty=1&topnav=&s=1

W5000 - http://www.costco.ca/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=10351080&search=headphones&Mo=18&cm_re=1_en-_-Top_Left_Nav-_-Top_search&lang=en-CA&Nr=P_CatalogName:BCCA&Sp=S&N=0&whse=BCCA&Dx=mode+matchallpartial&Ntk=Text_Search&Dr=P_CatalogName:BCCA&Ne=4000000&D=headphones&Ntt=headphones&No=15&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&Nty=1&topnav=&s=1


Edited by Armaegis - 6/30/11 at 11:06pm
post #62 of 210

Whoa. How do those prices compare. Their warranty/return policy on things is incredible too. I have a pal who takes FULL advantage of it, keeps all his boxes in mint shape and is known to UPGRADE from time to time.( a lot ) Excellent link.

 

I also just noticed that HEADPHONE BAR has a bunch of slashes through prices.


Edited by nick n - 6/30/11 at 11:18pm
post #63 of 210
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Prices are higher than US, but not obscenely so (note that the Costco prices include shipping).

post #64 of 210
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Added Moog Audio. Mostly pro audio stuff, but they also carry the Fostex HP-P1 for $720... http://www.moogaudio.com/fostex-hp-p1-p-4891.html

post #65 of 210

ok um wtf.

 

i bought the alessandro ms1 from their retailer in the united states. it arrives and no taxes or brokerage was charged. they just handed me the package and said have a nice day.

 

same thing happened when i ordered the fiio e5 from hong kong.

 

have they changed something im not aware about?

post #66 of 210

With USPS/Canada Post they sometimes don't bother enforcing the import fees. Maybe even more so now since the strike just ended. I would guess they are still trying to clear out their backlog as fast as they can and don't want more stuff piling up for customs inspections.

 

I got lucky a couple times too. But I wouldn't count on it happening consistently.

 

 

Also, I'm not sure if this is still being done... Some years ago, I ordered the Shure E2c from the US. There was nothing to pay on delivery, but a week later I got a bill in the mail for the tax and brokerage.

 

post #67 of 210
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Originally Posted by Yoga Flame View Post

With USPS/Canada Post they sometimes don't bother enforcing the import fees. Maybe even more so now since the strike just ended. I would guess they are still trying to clear out their backlog as fast as they can and don't want more stuff piling up for customs inspections.

 

I got lucky a couple times too. But I wouldn't count on it happening consistently.

 

 

Also, I'm not sure if this is still being done... Some years ago, I ordered the Shure E2c from the US. There was nothing to pay on delivery, but a week later I got a bill in the mail for the tax and brokerage.

 



hmm. well i think it's probably because of the strike. your probably right.

post #68 of 210
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Originally Posted by Yoga Flame View Post

 Maybe even more so now since the strike just ended. I would guess they are still trying to clear out their backlog as fast as they can and don't want more stuff piling up for customs inspections.

 



I was not lucky. I had a bunch of DIY parts coming up, labled as $35 but then automatically insured for $95, so I paid about $20 in fees. On top of that, it was opened at the border and rifled through and some components were missing and damaged, but since the seller did not list each part individually it would not be covered under insurance. Bah... paid the premium on shipping, customs fees/taxes, had to wait through the strike, and then when stuff finally arrives it's been messed with and lost a few things and they won't cover it. mad.gif

 

 

post #69 of 210

I just called the CBSA this morning, asking how much i would have to pay if i bought a pair of M50s from the States.

They told me that headphones were duty free, i would only have to pay taxes (that is, as long as they don't have a mic on them, also, it might not be the same for headphone parts).

post #70 of 210

It looks like Fulcrum Audio is going to be a Canadian Audez'e dealer, after talking to them it seems like their rates will be very competitive.

post #71 of 210
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Ooh, now that's exciting!

post #72 of 210

have you added these guys

 

http://www.stereotypeaudio.com/store/

 

 

never mind it's there.

 

 

do you know if they take paypal?

post #73 of 210
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I don't have an account there so I don't know... but I imagine they would. You can always contact them and ask directly...

http://www.stereotypeaudio.com/store/contact_us.php?osCsid=da4c142cd1c555677ae371d8b0b6eec7

 

post #74 of 210
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post #75 of 210

didn't see this one here.

 

http://www.electronicsforless.ca

 

or this place they have the Samson Superlux ( 681? ) clones

 

http://revolutionaudio.ca

 


Edited by nick n - 7/22/11 at 11:38pm
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