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Old 26-09-2011, 01:37 PM   #1
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shipping from the usa

has anyone had experience importing an outboard/powerhead to the uk?
i.e cost for shipping,import tax,insurance etc. cheers
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Old 26-09-2011, 02:06 PM   #2
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I use a local shipping company for big stuff, duty on a motor is around 2.7percent, plus vat.
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Old 26-09-2011, 02:52 PM   #3
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cheers tony just trying to look at my options(scream and fly).maybe 225 promax, like rocking horse shit over here.
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Old 26-09-2011, 05:30 PM   #4
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Here you go, I used http://www.logistics.dbschenker.co.u...sservices/air/

for the last couple of motors that I brought in. They're offices are in the Poole area, but they offer a door to door service at a very reasonable rate.
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Old 26-09-2011, 06:15 PM   #5
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