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Pete Thomas

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Its just form for outward pricessing relief..only postage to pay..so question is does it retain more value if the original maker refaces would it take away from the originallity if another ( no matter how brilliant) refacer does the work...discuss...;-)
That all depends. People who don't know that other brilliant refacer would assume more value if the original maker did the work.

But I would certainly prefer something knowing it had been Pillingered.

NB: you need to do the paperwork for inward processing (unless it is a combined inward/outward which may be the case).

I would not bother as it all adds up: VAT, import duty, postage, handling fee for a mouthpiece that may or may not be easy to sell at the price you want.
 

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I did offer..no takers..trial for the price of postage
It wasn’t really clear, you just mentioned it in passing. If can we assume that you’re offering it on a trial before buying then you might get some interest. Just spell it with your terms and conditions and see if it flies then.
 

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That all depends. People who don't know that other brilliant refacer would assume more value if the original maker did the work.

But I would certainly prefer something knowing it had been Pillingered.

NB: you need to do the paperwork for inward processing (unless it is a combined inward/outward which may be the case).

I would not bother as it all adds up: VAT, import duty, postage, handling fee for a mouthpiece that may or may not be easy to sell at the price you want.
True that hes not going to charge much s its his puece, no VAT or import duty just the postage...and cost of work and time..or pop it to stamore 30 mins drive...hmm
 

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It wasn’t really clear, you just mentioned it in passing. If can we assume that you’re offering it on a trial before buying then you might get some interest. Just spell it with your terms and conditions and see if it flies then.
Do you mean in the yard sale..or here..view to buy or just to try my moto..lol
 

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no VAT or import duty just the postage
Yes, [postage you will pay to the seller/repairer. You won't know about VAT or import duty until it arrives back at customs. And note they add the VAT to the values PLUS the cost of shipping. Not fair I know.
 
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Haven’t you got friends who are pro players, this would have been my first choice to see how it plays at the hands of a more experienced player.
You really need to stop buying blindly because these are huge sums of money.
Go to a music shop and try everything they got, you have got a number within your area, doing this will take some of the risk out of buying.
 

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You won't know about VAT or import until it arrives back at customs. And note they add the VAT to the values PLUS the cost of shipping. Not fair I know.
I spoke to them no Vat or import complete an outward processing form..if it is charged it takes 3 weeks to claim back..
 

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Haven’t you got friends who are pro players, this would have been my first choice to see how it plays at the hands of a more experienced player.
You really need to stop buying blindly because these are huge sums of money.
Go to a music shop and try everything they got, you have got a number within your area, doing this will take some of the risk out of buying.
No one but he lives away or it would have been my first lort of call..other thin is he plays platicovers and that plays om on the piece its everything else...I hope after 6 years id know if a piece wasn't right..but..Ive only been sying once in 6 years not to bad but i have closed the e bay account..
 

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I spoke to them no Vat or import complete an outward processing form..if it is charged it takes 3 weeks to claim back..
But have you seen what’s involved with the form?
 

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Just a thought you said in post 20 that you had a teacher he
/she would give it a go.
 

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You’ll start enjoying it more once you find the right end to kiss.
Also you need to know the difference between a frog and a toad. And a prince.

BTW I would be interested to try this, I did have a Morgan Fry Floridated Link. Didn’t like it much though. So maybe that was a toad.
 
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Also you need to know the difference between a frog and a toad. And a prince.

BTW I would be interested to try this, I did have a Morgan Fry Floridated Link. Didn’t like it much though. So maybe that was a toad.
Think this at the mo too..or a frog..
 
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