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PostPosted: 15 Mar 2018, 01:45 
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I ordered from an Eacheng avatar on aliexpress.
The package came on the 15th day.


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PostPosted: 21 Mar 2018, 21:19 
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AliExpress seems to be getting faster with time, in general. I was very surprised when a couple packages I ordered during the Chinese New Year break showed up in two weeks! They shipped a couple days after CNY. Maybe it was the one vendor, but I'd heard that the postal services themselves get clogged up during the holidays because all the staff are off for the entire week. Apparently not in this case..

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PostPosted: 07 Apr 2018, 00:52 
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Eacheng avatar on aliexpress, new record. 9 days after order processed, 13 days total.


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PostPosted: 10 Apr 2018, 16:09 
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Wow.. My Toxic 3 arrived from Eacheng. Actually I ordered it off one of their ebay stores, it did take about 3 weeks to show up, as usual. BUT here's the interesting part - they shipped it EMS!! EMS is usually an expensive option, here the shipping was free. And instead of bits of thin Styrofoam packaging they used one of those inflatable padding things like Amazon uses - instead of a couple big "pillows" it was like a pack of wieners! Should take some photos. Tempted to order another blade just to see how it's packed.

The Toxic 3? Looks like a sub-6mm blade with a thick core and 1.1mm thick face plies. Yup, three ply. The face plies look like obeche - not very Hock-esque. Will varnish it this afternoon, but I need to receive my sheets of 802 before I can rubber it up.

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PostPosted: 10 Apr 2018, 20:32 
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I also just received a blade from Echeng, New New store on Ali Express. Ordered on 1st, arrived on 10th, and that was free shipping . Came with the "wiener" packing, which is good.

I have noticed that if anything is shipped from Singapore, it seems to take longer. On Saturday 7th, an order from Sports 100 (also Echeng) arrived from Singapore, but was ordered on 16th March. I have noticed this with other orders, but probably not enough to draw conclusions. And frankly, not really long enough to worry about anyway.

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PostPosted: 12 Apr 2018, 17:50 
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My sheet of Dawei 388B (OX short pips) arrived today (as well as a couple of sheets of 729-802 from Playa PingPong). It, too, was shipped using EMS. Hmmm..

I don't think they actually ship from Singapore, but they do use Singapore Post sometimes. How, I don't know - apparently a bunch of non-Chinse postal companies have operations in China. I've seen Swiss Post, DHL (which is actually the Dutch postal service), even Pos Malaysia being used for packages from China. Eacheng's shipping address is always in Tianjin, on this last package it was written in English. (On the Playa PingPong package the return address was written in Chinese with the Roman alphabet - imagine that! 1#98#1 jiang dong jie dao yi wu shi jin hua shi zhe jiang sheng...)

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PostPosted: 19 Apr 2018, 20:56 
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Just received another shipment from New-New on Aliexpress. 8 days from order to arrival. This is not bad, especially when considering it sometimes takes longer to get a book delivered within England.

(Was a little disappointed that they only sent two cover sheets with 4 rubbers, until I remembered that 2 of them are pips out. :oops: )

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Weird.. latest package arrived (a sheet of 802 OX from 365 Shopping). They used Swedish Post! Same classier packaging, though.. and it took three weeks. On AliExpress the shipping method was listed as "AliExpress Standard Shipping". Apparently, the shipper sends it to AliExpress's shipping center and AliExpress parcels it out to one of several international logistics companies:

http://activities.aliexpress.com/aliexp ... ipping.php

Apparently this is cheaper/more convenient for the vendor.

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PostPosted: 28 Jun 2018, 13:47 
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Recieved a package in record time today. I happened to log in and it gave me a $4 discount off any order over $5. A bit absurd but thats what it was so bought the 2 in 1 Corbor which including postage cost me AUD 2.74. Ridiculous.

Anyway, ordered on 17th June 2018 and received today 28th June 2018 to country SA. Thats 11 calendar days or 9 working days. Incredible.

Note that the postage option was Epacket which seems to be the fastest.

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