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I hope so too!!

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SG post still say information received after 8 days of fasttech shipped

HK post at least better

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Same here.

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sb56637 wrote:

At any rate, I wonder if it’s possible to request HKP or Singapore depending on personal preference.

I placed an order 10th of June, it arrived today via Singapore post.
I ordered a Sunwayman D40A just before the MAP issue raised the price. They promised to ship within three business, but since it was back ordered they shipped it 19th of June. Since then the package has been sleeping at Singapore post until it suddenly arrived today. I have better experience with HK post. The sad thing is that at the same time I placed the order, I raised a ticket asking to ship it with HK post. They replied that they had blacklisted SGP on my account. Even though they did that the parcel was shipped with SGP due to some failure with their mail system. Hopefully my next order will default to HK post. Regarding experience with different mail services. I don’t know how many packages I have received last years from HKpost or CNpost. None have got stuck in the customs. A couple of weeks ago my first package got stuck at the customs, and that package was sent via Singapore post. Maybe a coincidence? Or maybe the customs are more interested in packages from Singapore than China? What’s your experience on that matter?
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last order of mine was placed 6/28 and it arrived in the states today so ill get it in 1-2 days

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last order of mine was placed 6/28 and it arrived in the states today so ill get it in 1-2 days

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i dont think i have yet received an order less than 10 days of order date from fasttech yet. once it hits the states its usually another 5 days wait for me

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Pulsar wrote:

i dont think i have yet received an order less than 10 days of order date from fasttech yet. once it hits the states its usually another 5 days wait for me

That's normal USPS transit time from CA to ME, even for a normal letter. It's 4-5 days from CA to me here in MS usually, and I'm a lot closer. Hell, it takes 3 days for me to send a letter to my neighbor across the street, since their nearest 'sorting center' is 90 miles away.

The issue is that SingPost holds the packages for 2-3 weeks before sending them on to the U.S., something HKPost somehow manages to always do within 24 hours.

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I have one order (not from FT) that was supposedly left HKPO on 14 jun, still didn’t arrive and its not only me, other guys from my country also are waiting packages shipped via HKPO more than 3 weeks, last status is: The item left Hong Kong for its destination
My last package shipped via SGPO was delivered in about 2 weeks…

 

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I opened a ticket and asked FT to send my package HKP..they said they would…surprised surprise..it sent Sing post..now it’s twice the delivery times..not happy at all..

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ryansoh3 wrote:
If I google FastTech, the suggested completions are all about e-cigs.

We might actually be second in line, also suggested by the new arrivals sections.

They are creating serious waves in the e-cig world with their pricing – you thought NiteCore gate was nasty, Innokin really threw the rattle out of the pram. They are selling metric bum burgers worth of e-cig kit now and the service has slipped of late due to the increased load.

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You’ve probably seen this before, but wow, look at this bold statement!!
http://www.innokin.com/news/company/2013/0606/395.html

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yep I am an ecig user and on the forums etc..they got innokin products from a different source so were able to sell them pretty low..my latest package they sent sing post was an innokin product..really good price on some of the stuff..

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Wow, so much criticism for doing us a favor...

Insert <I don't want to live in this world anymore meme> here.

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ryansoh3 wrote:
Wow, so much criticism for doing us a favor... Insert here.

 

whothewhatnow?

If you're talking about switching from HKPost to SingPost with no notice, it's not a favor if it triples the shipping time. Some places on the planet may get faster service through SingPost, and of course, they should use whatever's fastest depending on the destination whenever possible. I have no problem with them using SingPost for places where it's quicker than HKPost. My issue is when they make a change that takes the one week transit time and turns it into three weeks.

 

edit: oh great. Somebody didn't close the <i> tag and now everything below that is in italics.

edit2: LOL fixed xD

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Yeah, I was focusing on the fact that FT was selling items way below the MSRP, but in turn got a lot of heat from manufacturers.

I think they have yet to explain why they are using SingPost on regions where HKPost is clearly faster, except with the case of li-ion batteries. (Weird, they shipped my 18650’s via HKPost this week.)

Auto-italics? Is this a bug?

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awe i wanted to be the one to save the day from the evil italics

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Wow, that was weird. Smile

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Yeah, I was focusing on the fact that FT was selling items way below the MSRP, but in turn got a lot of heat from manufacturers.

yeah pretty sure it was the American and Canadian vendors that are forced to sell MAP that complained..can’t really blame them, but as a customer I like the savings lol

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Chloe wrote:

Were you saying something? Big Smile

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she reintroduced the italics to the thread!!

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Pulsar wrote:
she reintroduced the italics to the thread!!

I just realized everything, including our user names, is in italics! Shocked

Edit: and now in bold!

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I didn't know that Innokin company before, but they don't make a great first impression to me.

So, FT sells their items below MSRP, and in return they accuse FT of selling fake products... IMO this alone would be enough for FT to file a lawsuit against THEM.

Posting statements like this on the web can cost you a lot of money if you are wrong. Even if you're right, but can't prove anything Wink

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Steve_the_Chief wrote:
…IMO this alone would be enough for FT to file a lawsuit against THEM.

Posting statements like this on the web can cost you a lot of money if you are wrong. Even if you’re right, but can’t prove anything Wink


China doesnt work like that, they don’t like how the business is done by this vendor or that manufacturer but they all like to do business and that is their and they will do anything to grab as much customers they can. Lawsuits and such is apple’s/us style of “making” business…

Anyway, shipping via HKPO was best way (8-13 days from ordering to my doorsteps) until about two months ago, then, cuple of my packages (and not only my other pepole from Serbia had identical problem) ended up stuck at HKPO for almost a month. After that we all prefered SGPO, even CN was better. Now, it seems we have identical problem, many people from Serbia are complaining that their packages left HKPO almost a month ago but they still didn’t arrive!!!

 

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Just made another recent order and it took about 10 days. I live in SF, CA so packages get to me quick.

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mhanlen wrote:
Sure seems like it to me. I’m really really unhappy with the speed and the way they’re dealing with my Asgard situation. I assumed returning something to their Miami office would be faster- but I guess if they’re telling me they haven’t gotten it, when my priority tracking number says otherwise- I’m not expecting it to be shipped out anytime soon

I’ve only had one Miami return experience, but I got the impression that they were slow to mark items as received. FT didn’t seem to think that my return had arrived until I provided tracking info. (Once they got the tracking info, the credit was done right away.) So, I guess my advice is to poke at them a little bit and send stuff tracked.

That’s what I did.

They said they hadn’t got it. I said you did and sent tracking number. They said # wasn’t valid- I may have left off two numbers…. re sent it- and reminded them they had a jpeg of the receipt that I uploaded to get them to refund my shipping (which they had the prior week). Next email was a few hours later and told me they’d be sending it out right away. Looks like Miami might not be that tightly of a run ship.

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Steve_the_Chief wrote:

I didn’t know that Innokin company before, but they don’t make a great first impression to me.

So, FT sells their items below MSRP, and in return they accuse FT of selling fake products… IMO this alone would be enough for FT to file a lawsuit against THEM.

Posting statements like this on the web can cost you a lot of money if you are wrong. Even if you’re right, but can’t prove anything Wink


With something like e-vape where you are directly inhaling the product, a little caution might be a good thing. Is anyone actually considering the possibility that these may actually be fakes?
Steve, you make a very good point that a manufacturer should not just make bold statements like this without being confident in the claim. Here’s my point; what if they are confident in that statement?
When it comes to flashlights, I can handle receiving a fake that initially looks like the real thing. For a product that could have health risks, I’d exercise caution when advised by the product’s manufacturer.
Just my two cents.

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