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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?



    Hello not_Fritz,

    some of the optics deliveries from Austria (Austria used to be the Danube Empire, but the Wiener Philharmoniker are o.k.),
    have followed a strange path: Delivered to the Port of Nürnberg on the wet way, and then in a container filled with the tires for the local farmers to a small shop down in the valley.

    I am sure, you'll get your KK within the next days,

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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?

    Not complaining, just reporting.

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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?

    Quote Originally Posted by SpyderwerX View Post
    Thanks for the info, Steve. Oh, I enjoy details. The 7mm is what I'm debating on also. I have the 7.4 TV smoothie, so I'm having trouble justifying that 'want'. The shipping charges are definitely part of the equation that makes you hesitate a bit.
    All the justification it takes is "I don't have that one" I'd like to have the whole set - be nice to have one complete set but that is 4 more EP's, oh well. I kinda like the look of these to continue my "cherry picking" routine.:https://www.vixenoptics.com/category-s/169.htm

    We need a practical way of combining orders to mitigate the 36 Euro shipping charge, we are too used to Free.


    Quote Originally Posted by not_Fritz_Argelander View Post
    Lacerta order for the 5mm was submitted Feb 16, payment was successful on Feb 18, shipped Feb 19, left Austria on the 20th and current status is that it is in the US but not yet delivered. I wonder if there is a surprise waiting for me down at the PO? Likely not as it is reported as entering the US just today after midnight. I'll check but Monday looks more likely.
    The race is on!

    Quote Originally Posted by j.gardavsky View Post
    Hello not_Fritz,

    some of the optics deliveries from Austria (Austria used to be the Danube Empire, but the Wiener Philharmoniker are o.k.),
    have followed a strange path: Delivered to the Port of Nürnberg on the wet way, and then in a container filled with the tires for the local farmers to a small shop down in the valley.

    I am sure, you'll get your KK within the next days,

    JG
    Horrifying to think my precious KK's are riding with farm implements one good bump, the movement of a hydraulic pump & now I've a 2mm fl instead of the intended 25.

    The fun part has been all the the notifications in Deutsch - I should have kept on with it.....
    Moving on.......

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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?

    Quote Originally Posted by sketrip View Post
    All the justification it takes is "I don't have that one"
    I keep saying that to the wife but somehow she doesn't seem to understand that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozman13 View Post
    I keep saying that to the wife but somehow she doesn't seem to understand that.
    Quid pro quo Clarice.......
    Moving on.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by sketrip View Post
    Quid pro quo Clarice.......
    Either that or a plate of fava beans and a fine chianti!

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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?

    Got notification @ 1803 UT the 25 & 12.5mm KK's are on the road from Chicago the the home Post Office -
    Where are yours nFA?
    Moving on.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by sketrip View Post
    Got notification @ 1803 UT the 25 & 12.5mm KK's are on the road from Chicago the the home Post Office -
    Where are yours nFA?
    No change in status since "arrived in destination country". My tracking is through the Austrian postal service so.... discreteness of data differs.
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    Default Re: Which cart to pull the trigger on?

    Quote Originally Posted by not_Fritz_Argelander View Post
    No change in status since "arrived in destination country". My tracking is through the Austrian postal service so.... discreteness of data differs.
    Still no change in status though I notice that myUSPS recognizes the Austrian post's tracking numbers and is a little more specific. Last reported location is New York.

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    Quote Originally Posted by not_Fritz_Argelander View Post
    Still no change in status though I notice that myUSPS recognizes the Austrian post's tracking numbers and is a little more specific. Last reported location is New York.
    The status here, KCK hub @ 4:53AM Saturday.... 19 miles away - 10:1 Tuesday arrival even though est del is by 2000 today.
    That's the same way I'm tracking too, with text updates...
    Moving on.......

 

 
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