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Old 15-10-2011, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by PCH View Post

So what if they're bringing these EPs in so that people here can enjoy them at a very reasonable price! Why would that bother you or anyone?

I bought my (oberwerk) BT100-45 from someone on here that imports a few sets at a time. I was very happy to have them for $1500 v the $2k+, gst and customs hassles I'd have to suffer if I ordered them from OS.

And why would you give a rats whether they pay tax or not on money they make?

Just my 2c
The above reason is a good reason why 3 telescopes shops have closed down in a short period of time. As long as you don't mind this from happening, this is a perfectly viable concept.

I also think it is a good idea as eventually many business's will close their doors and it will either be too late or someone may try to determine why this is happening and actively try to resolve it. I know from my experience the negative aspect of this is that I am getting a lot of service calls from people that are experiencing problems and I cannot help them. I don't think this is a major issue with telescope products though.
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