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Sultanen

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What European laser shops do you guys know about?

I have found one in UK:
http://odicforce.com/
Germany:
http://www.insaneware.de/

Help me and the forum list sources for lasers in Europe :)
 
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Kookapeli

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I can vouch for Odicforce, I've had a few stuff off them in the past with no problems !!
 

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I used Odicforce for an order that arrived 4 days ago, the order was shipped after just a few hours.

Aint there any other laser shops in Europe that you guys know of?
 
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I already buy 2 times by insaneware and it came from Germany. The shipping was 2 days (!)
 

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I use odicforce a lot
very reliable and helpful if you need to ask something
always fast
 

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I have a bunch of new lasers here in Austria I only bought for testing.

So if you´re interested in a specific wavelegth / power - I may be able to help out.
 

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I used Odicforce for an order that arrived 4 days ago, the order was shipped after just a few hours.

Aint there any other laser shops in Europe that you guys know of?
I wish there were,Some times I just need a driver or something small. If it comes from us it can take a good while.
 

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How come everyone is only focussing on the shipping???
What about the output?
Are they usually overspecs or underspecs?
What about customer services?
Do you give a prompt reply when RMA is needed??
 

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Why bother with the European shops anyway ??? They are slightly more expensive anyway, if you don't mind the wait order from elsewhere :)
 

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People don't mind waiting my dear but hate custom duty and procedures.
 

Kookapeli

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All depends which country you're from. In the UK it's not a problem :)
 

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All depends which country you're from. In the UK it's not a problem :)
MMM U.K customs can be a right Royal pain
For instance I purchased a couple of Things I couldn't find here in the U.K.
They cost was less than 20 us dollars.
Even so the item was marked as a gift And listed at 20 dollar value.
The problem was that customs decided to charge me value added tax to my dismay which is 20 percent here.(Usually a gift under 35.00 is no customs charge).
If the customs charge you then your parcel gets held at the Post Office or couriers until you pay THEIR administration and the tax.
My customs charge in this instance was 4 dollars and15 dollars admin.
On top of that I have to go and collect the item that is in effect being held to ransom, costing me fuel and time AND a parking charge.
I could contest the customs charge because it was a gift but I couldn't claim the ADMIN. not worth the aggro.
I have also been charged Customs on a warranty returned part that I already owned ...most annoying indeed. Value added tax in the uk was introduced to pay for world war two and was meant to be rescinded afterwards haha what happened to that then?
Odicforce is great but a bigger range of spares would be nice .
Stuff from Europe elsewhere tends to be very high
prices.
 

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MMM U.K customs can be a right Royal pain
For instance I purchased a couple of Things I couldn't find here in the U.K.
They cost was less than 20 us dollars.
Even so the item was marked as a gift And listed at 20 dollar value.
The problem was that customs decided to charge me value added tax to my dismay which is 20 percent here.(Usually a gift under 35.00 is no customs charge).
If the customs charge you then your parcel gets held at the Post Office or couriers until you pay THEIR administration and the tax.
My customs charge in this instance was 4 dollars and15 dollars admin.
On top of that I have to go and collect the item that is in effect being held to ransom, costing me fuel and time AND a parking charge.
I could contest the customs charge because it was a gift but I couldn't claim the ADMIN. not worth the aggro.
I have also been charged Customs on a warranty returned part that I already owned ...most annoying indeed. Value added tax in the uk was introduced to pay for world war two and was meant to be rescinded afterwards haha what happened to that then?
Odicforce is great but a bigger range of spares would be nice .
Stuff from Europe elsewhere tends to be very high
prices.
and people wonder why the economy in Europe is failing
 

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*touch wood* I've never had anything opened up by customs and I order stuff quite frequently maybe i've just been very lucky :/
 

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Hi :) ,

I'm selling lasers here too. My store is not in europe but it very close , It is in Israel.

I have sold many lasers to people in the UK ... shipping is registered and usually takes around a week ( I declare it as a 7 - 21 days shipping ... but it get faster than that usually ). And the lasers are overspec almost every time. When you buy a laser from me ... you get a free power check on my 2.5W laserbee lpm.

:beer:
 
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