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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:05 pm

yep, I'm just sitting twiddling my opposable digits.

Well, I'm also editing a lead guitar part, but metaphorically I'm twiddling.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:24 pm

You could be choosing the next kit. One is never enough.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:35 pm

I got away with this one because we had a more-successful-than-expected year at work, and because I managed to rearrange things to make space for it.
There is no more space.

Also, when I royally f- this up I won't want to look at another one for years... ;)
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:38 pm

Any note from the Post Office yet?
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:59 pm

Yep, came through today. Bit more than I was expecting in total, £7 in Duty, £46 in VAT (think they've calculated it on purchase price + postage, but what can you do?), plus £11 in 'clearance fees'. So £64 in total on a £208 (inc postage) package.

But we're not doing this for the money are we... ;)
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby zenguitar » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:11 am

Yep, those are the rules.

Duty is charged on cost + shipping. And VAT is then charged on cost + shipping + duty.

Learned that long ago when buying tools & woods from StewMac, LMI, and specialist wood suppliers in the USA.

The main thing is that you now have a project to enjoy :)

Have fun,

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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby garrettendi » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:01 am

Make sure to post pics as you progress!
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:08 am

Indeed, i managed to completely misread the hmrc site last night. Ho hum. Bit under the weather. I blame Zoidberg.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:10 pm

Well a box turned up today, it had some bits in: https://photos.app.goo.gl/8zoE1YIj4AI1xaTI3
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:54 pm

Image

Is that a long mark in the top by the upper F-hole?
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:13 pm

Looks that way, didn't notice at the time but i reckon it's going to be a pita to sort out.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby zenguitar » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:38 am

Gaffa tape ;)

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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby garrettendi » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:25 am

Even with that mark it still looks a beaut!
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:49 am

Steam it out. I've commented on your build diary. I had to do it with a dent (probably caused during customs inspection) on the last kit I received and you can't tell it was ever dented.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby adrian_k » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:50 am

Looks great, looking forward to seeing how it goes :thumbup:
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