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Hey guys quick question. Got my subnet order in from SS12 which was valued at 653 euros (about $850). Thought it was odd that I didn't have to sign or pay any customs when the package was delivered last week. This week I got hit with a $420 customs charge via UPS billing online. Are customs charges normally this high? Just want to double check before I pay it. Live is California btw.

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Don't know what your tax rates are, but in Germany you pay 12 % (EU custom) + 19 % (sales tax) for clothing. If your stuff is made in China, add another 50 % (protection against child work).

Don't forget the exchange rate. This is set only in the beginning of the month and won't change with daily alterations at the stock markets.

Maybe UPS is adding a fee for processing, like FedEx.

EDIT: If I ordered stuff worth $850, I had to pay $300 only for taxes.

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$420 custom fees on $850 worth of acronym (1-2 items).

first world problems

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imagine the hell paying retail prices.

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^^^ I don't think so, I remember purchasing an ACR piece a couple seasons back from azita or firmament that probably had value around $600 and I had to pay customs around $50 I think.

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Hey guys quick question. Got my subnet order in from SS12 which was valued at 653 euros (about $850). Thought it was odd that I didn't have to sign or pay any customs when the package was delivered last week. This week I got hit with a $420 customs charge via UPS billing online. Are customs charges normally this high? Just want to double check before I pay it. Live is California btw.

this is not surprising based on my experience

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It often depends how the vendor sends it as to whether or not you have to pay US customs - in my experience it's much more arbitrary than in the UK, where HMCE will make sure they get their cut no matter what.

I've found getting a customs bill to be the exception rather than the rule in the 10 years I've lived here in the US.

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Just got my e-j23 and p9-e. I can already tell the p9-e are gonna become my new favorite pant. Never owned an acronym jacket before - can someone enlighten me as to what the velcro tabs mid sleeve and the fidlock clips on the inside are for?

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Mid sleeve velcro are hitch tabs - allowing you to push the sleeves up and velcro over to keep in place. Someone else'll have to answer about the Fidlock; I was assuming it was to allow for quick removal of the sling, but that's not totally legible from the pics.

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I may be wrong but I thought the Fidlock was just to fold the jacket when you had it slung over your shoulder to prevent it hanging down so much. That's what i have been using it for anyway.

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in case anyone is interested in limonta 3rd arm

bags – the bagjack store in berlin is still selling the older versions. picked up a limonta 3a-3ts myself for 180€.

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I might be selling the GT-J22 if anyone is interested.

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wut? everytime I was asking them, they told me they have nothing left

hmm, that's weird. i didn't even ask them specifically, it was just sitting on the shelf, along with some xpac totes.

took two photos:

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I might be selling the GT-J22 if anyone is interested.

size?

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Medium.

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You know, it's growing on me.

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Just got my e-j23 and p9-e. I can already tell the p9-e are gonna become my new favorite pant.

I was sure based on the measurements I was a M in them but I think I'm going to have to have mine taken in - they're way bigger than a 32. Agree with you though, they are pretty dope.

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Anybody pick up the WS-J25? I want to know the realistic packing and unpacking time rather than the video. It seems like something I should have in my bag with me.

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Anybody pick up the WS-J25? I want to know the realistic packing and unpacking time rather than the video. It seems like something I should have in my bag with me.

Around 30 secs to pack and much much less to unpack.

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Still pissed at myself for not ordering the WS-J25 first time around, if nothing else comes up this month then i'll definitely grab one.

It's one of the most inexpensive pieces and the most understated but damn it's so useful!

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