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Ordering Glock parts online

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Kiddo, Nov 5, 2006.

  1. Kiddo

    Kiddo

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    Hey BOGs! Has anyone ever tried ordering Glock parts online? If so, wala ba nawala sa mga items? From which site did you order?

    I am thinking of ordering Meprolights and a couple of spare parts for my G19. Just this morning sa range, we had a club funshoot and at the last stage, tumama yung front sight ko sa ibabaw ng port at nahulog!

    Thanks in advance. :)
     
  2. bikethief

    bikethief itchy trigger

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    There's about 1500 to 2000 pesos difference between nightsight prices from the net and from local gunstores. I personally would pay the extra 2k just to avoid the hassle and expense of international shipping. Daming mepros and trijicons sa MCS!

    My 2centavos lang naman.:)
     

  3. Kiddo

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    Thanks for replying bikethief! My only concern with local tritium sights are their manufacturing date since I've read that tritium has a 12-year halflife. Do you know how to determine when Meprolights have been manufactured? TIA. :)
     
  4. 9MX

    9MX Rei!

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    kiddo,

    unfortunately, there is no way to do that. the fa dealer should know, yun nga lang..trust is an issue
     
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    Kaiser Soze Notorious

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    I agree with BikeThief, rather than wait months, just go over to MCS and buy it from Twin Pines...isn't there a date of manufacture on the packaging though?

    If you really want to get it from overseas, have a relative buy it for you and then Fedex it to you...this will cost you a pretty penny though.
     
  6. PMMA97

    PMMA97 TagaBundok

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    Just don't forget to instruct to your relative NOT to list the package as GUN PARTS on the lading bill.

    "Machined Parts Samples" works best.
     
  7. bikethief

    bikethief itchy trigger

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    I started seeing this new batch of Trigicons in MCS just a few months ago. Their packaging looks new and are probably less than a year old. You can always email trigicon to confirm the batch number and date of production. Either way, if it lasts only ten tears hindi ka na lugi dun. I have mepros on my 19 and love them. Ang dali pa hanapin ng baril mo sa gabi!
     
  8. Kiddo

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    Unfortunately I am not located in Manila and the selection of tritium sights here are limited to Meprolights. I know Trijicons have a date stamp on them, don't Meps have them too?

    Edit to add: Anyone know if MCS ships orders or do they only sell over the counter?
     
  9. Valor1

    Valor1 Range Bum

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    Problema when you order online, pwedeng lumusot pwede ring hindi. You also add the shipping costs and sometimes commissioner's costs (excuse po sa mababait ng customs). Gusto mo ipa-order mo sa iyong friendly neigborhood gunstore para wala kang problema.
     
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    KevlarSix Senior Member

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    A year ago, I ordered an Aimpoint HKLPA mount which costs around $105. Had to pay 3000 pesos for the Certification of Payment from Customs before FedEx would release the package to me.

    A month ago, I ordered a Streamlight HK mount for only $18 and DHL delivered it to me without any hassle.

    I think it's the declared value of the package which Customs check before deciding if it's taxable.

    KevlarSix
     
  11. Kiddo

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    I read before that below $100, you dont have to pay tax duties to the customs. Does that still hold true for now?
     
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    I think it still holds true unless someone here in this forum might think otherwise and enlighten us.

    KevlarSix
     
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    i think its now 50 dollars
     
  14. Kiddo

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    Now that sucks. Tritium sights go for $80 each more or less. Could anyone confirm the new $50 rule?
     
  15. MR_BIG

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    try dawson precision, dun last purchase ko ng sights, global priority ginamit ko not fed-ex(too expensive). sights cost $120+, funny thing is, thrice this happend, wala tao sa bhay, the mailman left a note at our & gate returned the package sa post office, i picked it up nalang the following day
     
  16. Kiddo

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    Mr. Big, when did you order these items from dawson precision? Did you pay for tax duties when you got your package from the post office?
     
  17. MR_BIG

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    naku, mga march na yung whole set, $121, i still have the reciept, $12.50 sa shipping, then nasira yung FO inserts ko, i ordered some with t-shirt, pero it was less than $50(may), then another package from wolf, more than $50(june), all sa post office ko kinuha, parang nagiging honest na mga mailmen natin;) btw may online traking din sila
     
  18. Valor1

    Valor1 Range Bum

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    Mr_Big,
    where are you from? different post offices have different results. most of them not so good. thanks.
     
  19. MR_BIG

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    pque, yung post office malapit sa multinational, btw, may mga sites na may $100 cap like brownells, but it still depends on the parts
     
  20. Valor1

    Valor1 Range Bum

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    thanks very much. more power