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Surely there are more Probers on this board?

 

I'll join in the summer(after I beat down a sickness,don't ask, and have enough money)

+ I hope to find some talented players to form a band(no muse-like band, a velvet revolver-like band)

 

btw. haze, your probe looks sweet :D

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David Hazel, I'm more used to being called Haze though

 

Here's my Fuzz Probe in all its sparkly glory:

 

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oooo, you're the one with the sparkly probe matt (old man pidgeon) sent me the pic of it when i wastrying to figure out if my factory is sparkly or not.. it isn't :rolleyes:

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i guess the reason you posted it as a new thread was that it would get more attention and be helpful to people, but way i see it most folk probably read this thread when they see there's a new post, especially people who are interested in buying a ff. just thought i'd explain my actions just trying to keep things running neater.

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i guess the reason you posted it as a new thread was that it would get more attention and be helpful to people, but way i see it most folk probably read this thread when they see there's a new post, especially people who are interested in buying a ff. just thought i'd explain my actions just trying to keep things running neater.

 

Heh, i would've put it in here myself if i didnt forget that it existed...

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hey...im considering getting a fuzz probe from america. can someone who actually def. knows about this answer help please:

 

what price does it come to?! i have the pedal price...do i have to pay paypal anything?....import tax....vat...?

 

pedal is $289....if 4% import tax (is that right?) added....$300.56.......then 17.5% added for VAT.....$353.16

 

then is that the complete price that is taken out my bank using paypal, or am i wrong, or is there anything else?

 

 

 

thanks for your help

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ok i learnt VAT doesnt come into it, its the pedal cost and delivery...and then perhaps import tax, which is.......4-6%?

 

You do have to pay VAT as well as import tax and shipping costs.

 

Also I have never seen a Fuzz Probe for $289, the cheapest I've found it is $299, which works out at £167.34.

 

Then add 4% import tax - £174.03

 

Then VAT at 17.5% - £204.50

 

Then there is shipping costs, so your looking at paying £250 for it, which is what I paid for mine and I bought it in the UK, plus I got to try it first in the shop to see if I liked it and a choice of different colours, I had to pay an extra £10 for Sparkly Green, I could have got a normal one for £239, so your not saving money buying from the USA

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i think they class it as a gift, so does that knock off VAT? i'll have to look it up

 

They won't class it as a gift, the shop might if you ask them, but don't expect them to though, I still it is a silly idea to buy a pedal you've never tried before.

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he said he will, i e-mailed him about it. i wouldnt think twice about not trying-i just get the pedal because i really want it and i've heard its good, and get it home. i then have whats in front of me to create songs. its just hw i deal with things, and its what i'll do with the fuzz probe

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he said he will, i e-mailed him about it. i wouldnt think twice about not trying-i just get the pedal because i really want it and i've heard its good, and get it home. i then have whats in front of me to create songs. its just hw i deal with things, and its what i'll do with the fuzz probe

 

Thats OK with cheap pedals, but I don't recommend it with a pedal that has a list price of $419 in the States, although it is a great pedal and I'll be amazed if you were disappointed with it

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I still it is a silly idea to buy a pedal you've never tried before.

 

A sound idea in theory but if you want boutique pedals, it's highly unlikely that your local music shops will have them. In this case I think it's fine to buy something you've never tried out as you will have done your research (reviews, clips etc) and shouldn't be disapointed.

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