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    Deal Extreme, what do you think?

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    Post  evozn Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:00 pm

    I've recently been reading up on DX and I'm getting a fair bit of negative feed back as well as a lot of positive feed back. So what do you guys think about it? I just bought a fair bit of stuff from there despite the negative feedback but I still don't trust it 100%.
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    Post  |Shadow| Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:09 pm

    evozn wrote:I've recently been reading up on DX and I'm getting a fair bit of negative feed back as well as a lot of positive feed back. So what do you guys think about it? I just bought a fair bit of stuff from there despite the negative feedback but I still don't trust it 100%.

    Never heard of them until you said something (that is if you are talking about www.dealextreme.com?)
    So i checked it out and did a little digging and found this http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/dealextreme

    Hope that helps you out?!
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    Post  evozn Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:25 pm

    |Shadow| wrote:
    evozn wrote:I've recently been reading up on DX and I'm getting a fair bit of negative feed back as well as a lot of positive feed back. So what do you guys think about it? I just bought a fair bit of stuff from there despite the negative feedback but I still don't trust it 100%.

    Never heard of them until you said something (that is if you are talking about www.dealextreme.com?)
    So i checked it out and did a little digging and found this http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/dealextreme

    Hope that helps you out?!
    Thank you, but I was mainly asking for peoples past experience/s.
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    Post  Luke Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:31 pm

    I have been waiting since the 26th December and it hasn't even been posted
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    Post  evozn Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:57 pm

    Did you get free shipping or ems?
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    Post  Luke Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:08 pm

    Free
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    Post  evozn Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:19 pm

    I went for ems, it was only $8.
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    Post  littlebro05 Sat Jan 28, 2012 4:39 pm

    Your package will always arrive. Just expect massive delays.
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    Post  evozn Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:10 pm

    How long average would it take a package with free/ems?
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    Post  oznerfnerd Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:53 am

    You get what you pay for in life, and Deal Extreme is no exception.

    I use them a fair bit, and generally have done OK.

    I always use the free shipping, and it has always arrived eventually.

    If a product turns out to be shit, I don't buy it again.

    In the case of trustfire batteries and chargers, I just buy plenty to allow for waiting time and some failures.

    You have to admit, their products are dirt cheap.
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    Post  Jeo Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:06 am

    Pretty well echo OzNerfNerd. Their products and service aren't the best, but they are the cheapest. My stuff has always arrived.
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    Post  clunk07 Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:16 am

    I used to do at least 2 orders a month from DX, and that went on for at least 6 months.
    Everything always arrived, and I constantly used EMS. The only issue, is they don't keep their
    stock levels current, which is where the delays come from. I waited 5 months for some stuff.

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    Post  False Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:54 am

    I've only bought from there once (Trustfires & charger) and to my surprise it arrived in two weeks.
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    Post  JayDesu Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:40 pm

    I've had stuff come in 2 weeks and other stuff after 6 months due to demand... I actually buy a lot from them, stuff isn't always quality though
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    Post  spectre Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:19 am

    littlebro05 wrote:Your package will always arrive. Just expect massive delays.

    I dealt with DX once a couple of years ago the order never arrived and following their refund/resolution process proved to be equally fruitless... I won't use nor recommed them to anyone.


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    Having said that I have had great service from Kaidomain.com, although most of my purchases are electronics related.
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    Post  Saintznerf Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:42 am

    I on the other hand have had very good experience with them, nothings really broken from them, good price 1-2 week delivery, all good in my experience.
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    Post  Luke Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:49 am

    Luke wrote:I have been waiting since the 26th December and it hasn't even been posted
    2 of my 5 items arrived last week.
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    Post  argonaut Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:47 am

    I placed my 1st Order for some Trustfires + a Charger on 16 Jan '12, then a 2nd Order with only Trustfires on 23rd Jan '12. I received the 2nd Order first with just the Trustfires in about 4 weeks. They then delayed the 1st Order and split the order into two packages - so I received the charger on 15 Feb '12 (4 week delivery), then the Trustfires arrived only 20th Feb '12 this week (5 week delivery). They seem fine to me, but like others, it's a 4 to 6 week turnaround depending on what stock they have.
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    Post  |Shadow| Mon Mar 05, 2012 6:35 am

    A video explaining the recent delayed/missing orders etc ...

    Deal Extreme wrote:All of your complaints and issues have been heard. We know an apology won’t get your orders to you any quicker, but nonetheless, we apologize deeply for all the inconvenience these delays have caused you.

    http://blog.dealextreme.com/what-happened-to-your-orders/?utm_source=dx&utm_medium=edm&utm_campaign=20120227&r=90000324

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    Post  Dietzie Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:10 am

    Got a pair of holsters off DX in two weeks. First experiance so far but as long as you are willing to work with delays then on time arrivals should be a pleasant suprise.

    *Always look on the bright side of life*


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    Post  |Shadow| Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:17 am

    Dietzie wrote:Got a pair of holsters off DX in two weeks. First experiance so far but as long as you are willing to work with delays then on time arrivals should be a pleasant suprise.

    *Always look on the bright side of life*

    If it turns up then I am happy : )
    I have no problem with delays, i just have a problem with paying money for something that never turns up LOL


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