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Re: Gauging interest... Wanna buy an "air compressor"?
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2022, 05:50:22 PM »
One thing you may want to investigate is freight costs.
Shipping container prices from China have jumped from $12,000 to upwards of $30,000 per unit.
Then there is the shipping port costs, handling fees, and land transport to your location.
The good old days of cheap freight are gone.
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Re: Gauging interest... Wanna buy an "air compressor"?
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2022, 09:35:21 PM »
I'm well aware, believe me.

I just brought a set of NiFe batteries through customs last month.

Nothing cheap or easy.  My freight has so far been LCL, which isn't so bad, somehow.
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Re: Gauging interest... Wanna buy an "air compressor"?
« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2022, 07:24:05 PM »
Phunnipharm, watched the video, interesting. Any more updates? Would it be easier to make a short list of the engines to import? It looks like everyone wants a different engine. One guy wants one or two 165 engines. One more wants a 180. Three 195's etc etc. Might be simpler to say this is the list of what I am ordering 175's 185's and redstones if you can get them. Or what everyone can agree too. Or I am totally wrong, and it is not a problem to get whatever you want from your china supplier?
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Re: Gauging interest... Wanna buy an "air compressor"?
« Reply #20 on: Today at 04:51:21 AM »
great video, instills confidence doesn't it?

imagine building an engine up off the floor, a concrete floor at that, that actually looks like it is swept with some
regularity.

"ok, let's go"

my favorite quote

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