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Shipping from Australia

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Please guys, I need information on shipping from Australia to either Ottawa or Montreal.

If anyone seriously knows some good information, has any experience and can help me out I would greatly appreciate it I would like to bring one or two very rare pins to Canada. A friend of mine in a collector group down there hooked me up.

It's very important to me and I'm dumb as a rock when it comes to shipping shit. Thanks
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I shipped a head with no bg for a Gottlieb Roto Pool to Australia a couple of years ago for a collector and he had an account set up with DHL.maybe give them a call.

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I have the feeling that shipping a game from Australia will cost a fortune (just look at planes tickets).

Hopefully I'm wrong and we get to see these rarities :mrgreen:
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I'm going to look into DHL. I remember TNT once mentioned they would be able to ship any machine from port to port in the world for $600 US. That is a good comparison start and puts this probability into perspective.

It can come the slow boat from China as far as I care as long as it's in this price range it's feasible.

Is it practical to put two machines onto one larger skid?

I really appreciate solid advice. Thank you guys.
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Hi chris,
I looked into that as well not too long ago
Il pm you
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nostalgiaqc wrote:Hi chris,
I looked into that as well not too long ago
Il pm you
Yan
Please update this thread with any non-private infos that could help future members. :mrgreen:
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Yes please do, there are a handful of pins from Brazil I need shipped!
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I'll update the thread in the near future.
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Honey Badger wrote:Yes please do, there are a handful of pins from Brazil I need shipped!
You need to get in contact with a brazilian international shipping company and arrange with them.
You Will never get a company from north america to do what ever thats the problem!

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Australia! Ouch.
I hope you're bringing in a Cosmic Princess

My only international experience has been via Europe and that ran me roughly $800-$900 terminal to terminal. I did it twice. Once from France and anither from Croatia.

In both cases a local company arranged pickup and then got it onto a plane for me. Luckily the price on both machines made it worthwhile and the sellers were known to the community.

Good luck!

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WOW you usually see pins going the other way to Australia since they are so much more expensive there. Best of luck!

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I'm walking away from the deal. 2 Gottlieb Punks. One for $1200 the other $1600. The bodies looked rough but ok backglasses had slight peeling. Playfield were very nice. Targets to be replaced. The killer was the boards needed to be reworked.

Shipping was $1000 which wasn't so bad from Melbourne to Montreal. The pin was in Brisbane which was an extra $300.

After hearing about the boards my heart sunk. Minimum $4100 before boardwork and general parts. Playfield glass required as well.

Very nice and trustworthy seller. If anybody wants the info I can pass it on. Too bummed to talk about it anymore tonight.
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Its too bad that those machines were badly stored and that they were a 18h drive from melbourne port wich was adding alot of trouble.
By slow boat was 50 days (1k)and plane 7 days (8k)
Would of been nice ,but i like to think that good things come to patient fellows.
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Revising a very old thread. Has anyone done this recently since the world went to Hell in a handcart?
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yes i did , but from canada to australia

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Yes, bought a HD color Pin2DMD from a distributor in Australia 7 months ago and received the package quite quick with no problems what so ever.
https://retrocity.com.au/products/pin2dmdhd

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