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Just a lasted few orders, it had shown that during the packed-dispatched and shipped process spent around 1 week, some orders spent around 10.

Some orders i can not wait so i asked for the refund. Compare with BG or Ali they just shipped not more than 3 days after the full payment some orders just 1 day after.

And GB tracking number that prepared sometime can not work even if they sent via Kerry Express. BG and Ali almost sent via Post service some orders just wait for 10-15 days.

I think if GB can improve the process/decrease time form the store to the shipping carrier it will be good. But i understand that some time they have to collect for the numbers.

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Just a lasted few orders, it had shown that during the packed-dispatched and shipped process spent around 1 week, some orders spent around 10.

Some orders i can not wait so i asked for the refund. Compare with BG or Ali they just shipped not more than 3 days after the full payment some orders just 1 day after.

And GB tracking number that prepared sometime can not work even if they sent via Kerry Express. BG and Ali almost sent via Post service some orders just wait for 10-15 days.

I think if GB can improve the process/decrease time form the store to the shipping carrier it will be good. But i understand that some time they have to collect for the numbers.

Hi, Dear, would you mind giving us your order numbers(or Gearbest register email) by PM, please?

I will check all details about your packages.

Thank you for your support and understanding.
 
Best regards,

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Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

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MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

I have a Klarus XT2CR that has been “Pre-Advised” since august 29

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Itsme wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

I have a Klarus XT2CR that has been “Pre-Advised” since august 29

What does “Pre-Advised” mean? BTW, I’m still waiting for a response for my missing spare Skilhunt H03 O-rings

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I have a Klarus XT2CR that has been “Pre-Advised” since august 29

And I suppose you also can’t track it on the site, app or other app or tracking services from the post companies, right? Facepalm

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What does “Pre-Advised” mean? BTW, I’m still waiting for a response for my missing spare Skilhunt H03 O-rings

I guess it means that GB will send it from their wharehouse to a post company, and the “pre-advised” means that it will be tracked when that post company receives the package and makes its distribution. The pre-advised seems like a “now it is possible that you can’t track it, but the post company is already advised that they will make that order’s distribution”!!!

Ex: I have a Opus charger that on GB website is only marked as “pre-advised”, but it was already shipped to a post company related to Correos Line (Spain). Right now I now it is in the United Kingdom, then it will come to Spain, and then to Portugal.

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Urg. I got one order that was apparently hung up in customs for a while, then the last status message I got said it was delivered. ?!?

Yesterday, the 24th, was a Sunday. Ain’t nothing being delivered on a Sunday!

I’m going to wait ‘til tomorrow, then bring the printouts to the local Post Orifice and see what’s going on. Maybe it was delivered to them but not out for delivery to me.

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Yesterday, the 24th, was a Sunday. Ain’t nothing being delivered on a Sunday!

Around here, packages get delivered on Sundays, but mail doesn't.

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Urg. I got one order that was apparently hung up in customs for a while, then the last status message I got said it was delivered. ?!?

Yesterday, the 24th, was a Sunday. Ain’t nothing being delivered on a Sunday!

I’m going to wait ‘til tomorrow, then bring the printouts to the local Post Orifice and see what’s going on. Maybe it was delivered to them but not out for delivery to me.

Today I have a “Item in delivery”, from GB, but that is not in delivery to me but to the local post company. In the App “17track” it says “item in delivery”, but in Bpost International website (and in GB site) is says “your shipment has been delivered to the postal operator of the country of destination and will be delivered in the coming days”.

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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You can look at this in a few ways.

This has NOTHING to do with expediency, it has to do with a bit of deception!

Last June-Flash sale-SONY VTC6-4/$20. A few days after I ordered them I said to myself,,,,hmmm VTC6, $5 EACH? Seems to good to be true,,,UNLESS they are OLD STOCK! 12 Days later I got them and I was right.

BOD=6.22.2016. I received them 6.26.2017! A year OLD!

I suggested they should let their customers know that they are selling OLD STOCK for a flash sale or just in general.

They offered $5 refund. I said that is NOT acceptable,,,how about $10. They obliged.

I got VTC6 OLD STOCK FOR $2.50 each. That is not a bad deal, it is also NOT what I thought I was getting.

Oviously the average Joe would not have known and gone through the effort I did to get some kind of refund.

Positive: They reimbursed me

Negative: Was deceptive in selling OLD STOCK

Doubtful I would order again,,,because I would not know what I was getting.

CHEWY.COM. Where I get CAPO his food. Place is unbelievable. If something is less than 6 months fresh,,,free bag. Can dented, bag torn,FREE product.

No lie I just Got $130 worth of FREE food and another product! Dog food did not have a Velcro seal or Zip lock and expired in 5 months!

Gave me that bag FREE and replaced with another one, PLUS gave me money back for first bag and then gave me a FREE AIR TIGHT container for my Dog food!

NOW THAT IS GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE,,ONLY IN THE USA! Illumns and Liinwholesale are pretty close to that!

,,,,,,,,,,,,Thanks for letting me ramble!

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MascaratumB wrote:
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Urg. I got one order that was apparently hung up in customs for a while, then the last status message I got said it was delivered. ?!?

Yesterday, the 24th, was a Sunday. Ain’t nothing being delivered on a Sunday!

I’m going to wait ‘til tomorrow, then bring the printouts to the local Post Orifice and see what’s going on. Maybe it was delivered to them but not out for delivery to me.

Today I have a “Item in delivery”, from GB, but that is not in delivery to me but to the local post company. In the App “17track” it says “item in delivery”, but in Bpost International website (and in GB site) is says “your shipment has been delivered to the postal operator of the country of destination and will be delivered in the coming days”.

Yeah, I poked around for more info, what tracks SFEx, etc., and one site (forgot which) said something to that effect. Might’ve just been handed off to the USPS or something…

They make me nervous… Oops

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MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

Dear, sorry for my late reply.

I check, they are in stock, so I can not check the real problem.

Please PM by your facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/gearbest/

Give them your order number, they will answer you within 2hours commonly.

If they do not dispatch package for you before next Monday, please ask for full refund, I will give you another solution, Dear, Next Thursday.

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atbglenn wrote:
Itsme wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

I have a Klarus XT2CR that has been “Pre-Advised” since august 29

What does “Pre-Advised” mean? BTW, I’m still waiting for a response for my missing spare Skilhunt H03 O-rings

Dear, please check your Gearbest ticket. Thank you so much.

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MascaratumB wrote:
Lightbringer wrote:
Urg. I got one order that was apparently hung up in customs for a while, then the last status message I got said it was delivered. ?!?

Yesterday, the 24th, was a Sunday. Ain’t nothing being delivered on a Sunday!

I’m going to wait ‘til tomorrow, then bring the printouts to the local Post Orifice and see what’s going on. Maybe it was delivered to them but not out for delivery to me.

Today I have a “Item in delivery”, from GB, but that is not in delivery to me but to the local post company. In the App “17track” it says “item in delivery”, but in Bpost International website (and in GB site) is says “your shipment has been delivered to the postal operator of the country of destination and will be delivered in the coming days”.

Dear, do not worry, some shipping companies will updated their info to the website a little bit delayed.

Hope you can ubderstand.

The service center can call the shipping company for instant check.

Hope you can trust them as well.

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
You can look at this in a few ways.

This has NOTHING to do with expediency, it has to do with a bit of deception!

Last June-Flash sale-SONY VTC6-4/$20. A few days after I ordered them I said to myself,,,,hmmm VTC6, $5 EACH? Seems to good to be true,,,UNLESS they are OLD STOCK! 12 Days later I got them and I was right.

BOD=6.22.2016. I received them 6.26.2017! A year OLD! (…)

Okay… but how bad are a year old bateries, compared to year old dog food? The food is uneatable in best case, the batteries, properly stored, shouldn’t be much worse than new ones.

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Lightbringer wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Today I have a “Item in delivery”, from GB, but that is not in delivery to me but to the local post company. In the App “17track” it says “item in delivery”, but in Bpost International website (and in GB site) is says “your shipment has been delivered to the postal operator of the country of destination and will be delivered in the coming days”.

Yeah, I poked around for more info, what tracks SFEx, etc., and one site (forgot which) said something to that effect. Might’ve just been handed off to the USPS or something…

Just a followup, I got the goodies just fine.

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gearbest wrote:
atbglenn wrote:
Itsme wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

I have a Klarus XT2CR that has been “Pre-Advised” since august 29

What does “Pre-Advised” mean? BTW, I’m still waiting for a response for my missing spare Skilhunt H03 O-rings

Dear, please check your Gearbest ticket. Thank you so much.

I just did. Thanks!

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gearbest wrote:
MascaratumB wrote:
Not that GB is messing with my nerves, but I have a question…for Gearbest
I ordered a Nitecore TIP that is “pre-advised” since 9/15, 10 days ago.
On GB website and App does not appear any other tracking information, and on PostNL I find exactly the same information.
Is it possible that it hasn’t been shipped yet?!

I ordered other things some days before the 9/15 and I can track them, not through GB site ( Facepalm ) but through the post companies, and they’re on their way to me. But the TIP…doesn’t seem to move !

I appreciate any info on this! And I’ll understand if it is delayed, I just don’t want it to be forgotten in some wharehouse Wink

Dear, sorry for my late reply.

I check, they are in stock, so I can not check the real problem.

Please PM by your facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/gearbest/

Give them your order number, they will answer you within 2hours commonly.

If they do not dispatch package for you before next Monday, please ask for full refund, I will give you another solution, Dear, Next Thursday.

Hi Gearbest!
Worry not, I contacted “you” by PM and through the support at GB site and the things are on the move, the answers given clarified the situations.
As I perceive, the status of the shipment may take, at least, 15 days to update.
The Nitecore TIP will probably arrive next week, the OPUS charger arrived yesterday, and the Sony VTC6 are also on the way!

Thanks for you answer and attention!
BTW, I am not a Facebook user, but thanks for the option! Wink

Enjoy your time off and get back with new deals Party
Best regards Thumbs Up

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FreeMagenta wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
You can look at this in a few ways.

This has NOTHING to do with expediency, it has to do with a bit of deception!

Last June-Flash sale-SONY VTC6-4/$20. A few days after I ordered them I said to myself,,,,hmmm VTC6, $5 EACH? Seems to good to be true,,,UNLESS they are OLD STOCK! 12 Days later I got them and I was right.

BOD=6.22.2016. I received them 6.26.2017! A year OLD! (…)

Okay… but how bad are a year old bateries, compared to year old dog food? The food is uneatable in best case, the batteries, properly stored, shouldn’t be much worse than new ones.

It is really simple. You can justify it all you want with your Dog food comparison!

They were DECEPTIVE in selling a product which is suppose to be new. Being on sale or not on sale has nothing to do with it!

Also,,these batteries have a life expectancy no matter if you use them or not.So batteries that sat for 1 year will not be able to be used as long as ones that are 3 , 4 months old when they are received.. They start DEGRADING from inception.

do widzenia Wink

p.s I just bought some more batteries from my hometown dealer[Liionwholesale .com]. Jon’s batteries are ALWAYS fresh. The VTC5A I just got were Born On 6.13.2017[ZF13],,,,,were not even 3.5 months old when I got them. ALL his batteries are like that. Never got any over 4.5 months old. Thumbs Up

There can certainly be a difference between an honest and consistent dealer in the USA compared to CHINA.

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wolfdog1226: Any chance for testing the batteries you have received and comparing to new ones?, check how much did the batteries degrade?…|
gearbest – would it be possible to ensure that ‘bppost’ shipping would be clearly announced as ‘tracking may not be possible’?… Because I have received information that it ‘can’t be tracked’ after shipping…

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^^^

The only testing equipment I have is a voltage meter and my OPUS.

The only other VTC6 I have are 1.5 years old. I only tested them for capacity when they were new.Really no way to compare the Two of them now.

I got the batteries for $2.50 each with my refund.If they last me 2 years it may be worth the aggravation of all the emails and time I spent b/4 I got my refund.

My whole point is they were deceptive in selling them as new.

Solitude breeds contemplation which creates clarity. 

Environment molds a person. Perseverance changes them. 

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Well… ‘new’ can mean ‘not used before’. And about the ‘best before’ date, I don’t think that GB employees even thought about it in year old ones (any info on degradation of this particular batteries? My cells are taking age with grace, NCR18650B over 2 years old and stored @ 4,15 have ~3100-3200 mAh, and IR didnt get raised much – ~60 ohms from starting 45-50. Of course that is different chemistry…).
So I would not say about ‘deception’ here… but of course everyone has right to his opinion Smile

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Here is a TORTURE like test where it shows the VTC6 DEGRADE faster than 30Q and LGHG2

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Environment molds a person. Perseverance changes them. 

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
Here is a TORTURE like test where it shows the VTC6 DEGRADE faster than 30Q and LGHG2

So… why buy VTC6es, then?

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Lightbringer wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
Here is a TORTURE like test where it shows the VTC6 DEGRADE faster than 30Q and LGHG2

So… why buy VTC6es, then?

Because I just recently discovered that chart! although the older ones I have don’t seem to be faring too bad. I won’t be buying them anymore. I will stick with 30q and VTC5A.

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OK… but how about degradation during storage (it was a ‘torture’ test with burning hot teperatures dichrarge…)?
And by the way, what was the voltage on your cells?

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it’s futile to keep debating this. Gearbest sold me cells that are a year old and I felt they were deceptive.

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wolfdog1226 wrote:
Lightbringer wrote:
wolfdog1226 wrote:
Here is a TORTURE like test where it shows the VTC6 DEGRADE faster than 30Q and LGHG2
So… why buy VTC6es, then?
Because I just recently discovered that chart! although the older ones I have don’t seem to be faring too bad. I won’t be buying them anymore. I will stick with 30q and VTC5A.

There ya go…

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On the topic of old batteries, I wonder how the salvages from notebook batteries fare comparing to HKJ reviews, My 22Fs are not only old, are well used, and where found super undervolted. Charger managed to revive them and they work well enough. Some day I’ll drain them and measure the capacity, but that is the only thing I can measure with my charger

Back on GearBest, a few weeks after my ticket my package arrived, but to this day the last tracking info update is from July 6th

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I still have a prehistoric notebook (sans battery, haha) that when put on battery power would hold up for a grand total of, well, 0 seconds before dropping dead. 6-pack (3S2P) of Panny-As (CGR18650A), 2 dead, 4 held their own. Charged up fine, held 4.whateverV for a few days, all work fine in my lights.

I swapped out all my 30Qs and Panny-Bs for these, and am “exercising” these to see how they hold up over time. Even lights like my F1 light up the room fine on turbo/flare just like my 30Qs.

So, I’ll put some mileage on these and keep my “good” cells in reserve.

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