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Old May 10th, 2005, 08:48 AM   #1
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Online Tape Stock in Canada?

Hi there,

I'm looking for a cheap place to buy miniDV tape stock in Canada (specifically Sony Premium tapes). The dvinfo sponsors are great, but I don't want to have to deal with money conversions and duty charges.

Any suggestions?

-Steve
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Old May 10th, 2005, 10:37 AM   #2
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I use eBay, which is a little tricky. The seller I use is "getthebestdeals".
Sample auction

Be sure:
1- Seller ships USPS, NOT UPS Ground, NOT Fedex Int'l economy. This is to avoid daylight robbery brokerage fees. USPS charges $5 or $8 depending on speed.
2- You will need to pay:
no duties on mini-DV tape
PST + GST
$5/$8 handling fee (brokerage) with USPS
in cash, exact change, when the mailman delivers your parcel

Pay with Paypal/credit card.

I would also ask the seller for more details, like if they had any complaints from customers in your city/province.
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DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Adorama
(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

VideoGuys
(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
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