You're probably right Brian,
the following is an email from Pinhole Resource, who are charging $50 for
The price is expensive because we only ship Fed-X. 2 body caps would
also be $50 total, because they are very light weight and would still
go as under 1 pound.
Brian Swale wrote:
> Hi Adi,
> Tell them you want it sent in a "Global Priority Mail" flat rate envelope (30
> 23x ? cm) or "Global Priority Mail" flat rate packet (I can't find a used one
> just now but they're at least 24x18x2.5 cm). I suggest persisting until you
> either get what you want or run out of patience.. Argue about their
> uncompetitive costs.
> Costs $US10 for all the world and you can fit a small book inside, no weight
> I think they don't want to pay to have somebody take stuff to the Post Office;
> rather have you pay for a courier to come to their office.
> > Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2002 13:13:07 +0800
> > From: adi <adisoon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Re: [OM] pinhole bodycaps?
> > I've checked out Adorama already. $33 for shipping a tiny bodycap to
> > Singapore.
> > Thats ridiculous. Wonder why they have to choose such expensive shipping
> > methods/
> > - --Adi
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