Ryan Freeman (ryan.freeman@worldnet.att.net)
Mon, 10 Jul 2000 16:18:14 -0400


That is in U.S. dollars.

-Ryan Freeman-
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From: Echo|Fox <echofox@wingzero.net>
To: GML <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2000 4:18 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Model Kit Prices at Local Stores

> I'd certainly hope thats Canadian dollars.
> A local shop I stopped by was selling MG kits for 74.99-79.99$ canadian,
> with 7% GST on top of that. It seems high, but consider most US online
> stores are selling them for 39.99-49.99$, tack on currency conversion and
> shipping, and its up to 70$cdn, plus paying the border naz... i mean
> canada customs their 8$ and thats about the same,and you get it
> immediately, no need to wait for shipping.
> If thats US dollars thats completely out to lunch.
>
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> On Mon, 10 Jul 2000, Ryan Freeman wrote:
>
> > I was just wondering how much Gundam kits are at everyones local
stores.
> > If you have one that carries Gundam kits that is. Mine had mostly MG
kits,
> > all were high priced, at least in my opinion, but the most notable was
MG
> > MS-06S Zaku II carrying a hefty tag of $75 plus 8.25% sales tax. Maybe
it's
> > just me but that seemed a little extreme even as a markup on imported
stuff.
> > Keep in mind that the same store is selling the MG Dom for $80 and the
MG
> > Zeta for $50.
> >
> > -Ryan Freeman-
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