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Who named Fasttech? Whoever named Fasttech got it wrong. Slowtech is more appropriate. On April the 26th, I ordered a Tank007 uv light. I wanted to see how long the shipping would take. Five minutes after I placed the order with Fasttech I ordered 2 lights from Simon at the Convoy store on Aliexpress. I ordered a Orange C8 and a purple S2,both lights have exceeded my expectations and both lights are fantastic. Fasttech contacted me and tells me that my order has been sent to another hub because of a shipping issue. My order from the Convoy store had the same issue and was sent back to the Convoy store. It was then re-shipped. Well, my order
from the Convoy store arrived 10 days ago after having to be sent again. So, I will not be ordering from Fasttech for along time.

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Did you pay for express shipping to expect it quickly? You do know right that a company has zero control over a shipping company’s delivery of the goods?

If Fasttech has marked your order as shipped, then quit whining as it has nothing to do with Fasttech, unless you paid for VIP shipping and one of their staff is hand delivering it to your door.

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First of all I wasn’t whinging about anything. Secondly I have read many members who have had similar experiences with Fasttech. If Fasttech keeps having the same issue over and over it is definitely their problem. Obviously the method of shipping is a issue.

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Fasttech are a good company, when I ordered from them it usually took 2 weeks.

Not to sure how long it takes now, ordered 10 knives from them but shipping is hard due to security reasons. I cancelled 4 knives and got a refund immediately.

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I can echo Jimo’s experience with “SlowTech” except several times worse.

I’ll be making a post soon about my FastTech nightmares as further warning to people looking to order from them.

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I can echo Jimo’s experience with “SlowTech” except several times worse.

I’ll be making a post soon about my FastTech nightmares as further warning to people looking to order from them.

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I always order in large bulk and everything gets shipped via Registered China Post. I usually have to wait 4-6 weeks which I consider reasonable when I’m getting cheap shipping

All I’m getting at is if you didn’t pay for express, then we can’t really complain. China Post is a mixed bag and I always have that in mind if I take the cheap route

If you don’t like waiting, then never buy from Neals Gadgets as that can be an absolute nightmare

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These Chinese companys doing business online have choices when it comes to logistics. Sometimes efficiency, competence and customer convenience are not the main criteria for the management to choose a logistics system. Price and standing relationships play a big part. In Asia profit is king.

Pandemic restrictions disrupted everything and some companies are adapting better then others. At the beginning, (April 2020) I had 3 orders with Fasttech that took 5-6 months to reach me through convoluted ways. They’ve adapted since to this area anyway.

Where you live plays a big part in delivery speed as most often different logistics companies are used for different parts of the world.

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When I order direct from China, it also usually takes 4-6 weeks because I only pay for the cheapest shipping.

I haven't ordered from Fasttech in quite a while though.

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My last Fasttech order took two months.
I blame covid.

What i want to know is who named Banggood?

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2 months isn’t too bad either for the prices we pay. If we need faster shipping there’s the express option or buy local if available

A Covid delay from Aliexpress caused a $1000 order to take 4 months and I was just thankful it arrived

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What i want to know is who named Banggood?

A connoisseur of "adult entertainment." 

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I almost never pay for faster shipping. I ordered free shipping from Simon at the Convoy store. My order from them was basically sent twice yet it arrived 10 days before the Fasttech order. I had seen all the post about how slow Fasttech is,thats why I ordered a 10 dollar light so I could find out for myself. I will give them the opportunity to prove themselves in a couple of months.

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I just found out my orders from the Vapcell store (Aliexpress) placed 7 and 8 weeks ago have not shipped yet. I can’t find out what is happening as the employee I’m dealing with won’t answer my questions but keeps telling me to “be patient”. Something is really screwed up there.

I feel sorry for people who don't have a hobby or interest to escape to.

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How long has it been since it was resent?

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Have you ordered anything else from SEA (without paying for premium shipping) in the last 18 months that was delivered any faster?

The shipping provider can’t change the fact that global shipping has been, and still is a complete mess. You either pay for an upgraded service that bypasses backups, etc. or roll the dice.

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Funtastic wrote:
2 months isn’t too bad either for the prices we pay. If we need faster shipping there’s the express option or buy local if available

A Covid delay from Aliexpress caused a $1000 order to take 4 months and I was just thankful it arrived


Covid induced shipping delay is hardly Fasttech’s fault so i don’t hold it against them at all.
If i order more lights i will assume this is the new normal until we get the virus under control.

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Bort wrote:

What i want to know is who named Banggood?


A connoisseur of “adult entertainment.” 


Won’t somebody think of the children!

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How long has it been since it was resent?

I don’t know if they were resent. The employee avoids my questions and says “I’m not the boss”. Apparently it’s the boss’s fault lol. I’ve opened disputes.

When I try to track them a Taobao page opens.

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Nope first order from Fasttech. I have ordered several times from other Chinese companies. The longest I have waited with those companies was 20 day,all with free shipping. Two months wait is terrible. From other post and my own experience Fasttech is the worst. I will try Gearbest to see how they do.

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I just found out my orders from the Vapcell store (Aliexpress) placed 7 and 8 weeks ago have not shipped yet. I can't find out what is happening as the employee I'm dealing with won't answer my questions but keeps telling me to "be patient". Something is really screwed up there.

I don't remember who else posted about it, but I've read some bad things about Vapcell on BLF lately.

I'm going to avoid them like the covid.

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Bort wrote:
raccoon city wrote:

Bort wrote:

What i want to know is who named Banggood?

A connoisseur of "adult entertainment." 

Won't somebody think of the children!

When consuming adult entertainment, it's not appropriate to think of children.  :P

...

"Wait!

Ye don't understand!

I only read them for the articles!

...The articles, I tell ye!!"

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I saw that as well but the cells i purchased a doing well.

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I don't remember who else posted about it, but I've read some bad things about Vapcell on BLF lately.

I'm going to avoid them like the covid.

 

I posted about Vapcell's K30 having high self discharge and made a video showing the voltages. Ended up getting Mooch involved and he also posted about it on his fb page.

Then there was the K64 that was pulled due to major issues as well.

At least 18650batterystore refunded me for the problematic cells

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@Funtastic:

I remember that now.  :BEER:

I think some others have also said some things about Vapcell that weren't too flattering recently.

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I ordered a few p60 pills and spare parts off Fasttech. Since they didn’t ship any of those items in a reasonable amount of time, I canceled the order and got my money back. that was almost a week into the order.
hmm.

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Wellp, FT doesn’t stock anything in The Fasttech Warehouse or anything, which is why you can get anything from lights to vapestoff to plant-seeds to coat-hangers from ‘em. They get sent from wherever to some central location and then get boxed up to send to you.

I never had anything but straightforward dealings with them. Twice when I tried ordering some light and it didn’t ship for going on a week, I asked for and got refunded both times, no hassle. No “points”, no “wallet”, nothing like that, just a flat-out refund.

Never got a bait’n‘switch, either. No such thing as ordering something on sale, having it “out of stock” at the sale price but plenty available at full price, none of the usual crap you see at BG, etc.

Never any fake tracking numbers, either. They snap pix and put them right on the order page that the package has shipped, and with the tracking number as listed.

Oh, ever get a DOA, you’re not just SOL. No retarded offers to make you go away, like a nice shiny nickel in your unusable “wallet” or anything. Just take and send a video showing the problem, you get a RMA and a US address (Florida, I think), where you ship the item and send a pic of your postage receipt, and you even get refundeded that postage! Try that with GB, BG, AX, any other seller.

So I put up with a week or three while parts are being “collected” from multiple sources and finally sent on the next barge. At least I know I’ll get them and with no game-playing.

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Yeah, you’re right. My problem is the Philippines postal system and Banggood bypasses it and uses courier services so I get door to door delivery that takes 2 weeks instead of 3 months. Dealing with Banggood makes you appreciate how relativity simple and straight forward buying from Fasttech is.

Also, Fasttech’s selection of enthusiast type flashlights and related stuff seems like it’s shrinking and very often they don’t get the latest models. The new lights they’ve been getting lately seem to be mostly cheap unbranded flashlights.

I dislike BG’s smoke and mirrors and their seeming assumption that their customers are morons that can be manipulated by clever tricks and policies and I would prefer to order from Fasttech.

I feel sorry for people who don't have a hobby or interest to escape to.

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Jimo wrote:
Nope first order from Fasttech. I have ordered several times from other Chinese companies. The longest I have waited with those companies was 20 day,all with free shipping. Two months wait is terrible. From other post and my own experience Fasttech is the worst. I will try Gearbest to see how they do.

No,no,no!!!, I (and many others here I’m sure) don’t recommend trying GB.

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BG is equally slow. If you want something quick, you are going to have to go to Best Buy.

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We are very lucky China did not get upset enough to cut all shipments to the US after the Covid virus was named the China Virus,

Seriously, the farther the place you order from is, the longer it takes to get it. If China was any further, it would be considered a planet and not a country.

I think 4 weeks is reasonable.

We get lucky sometimes when something arrives in 2 weeks but that’s the exception.

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This thing looks like a bit of fun lol

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005002271633113.html

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Funtastic wrote:
This thing looks like a bit of fun lol

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005002271633113.html

Check out the chinglish “warning”, Hilarious.

My first thought upon seeing this was pity for the poor dogs and cats whose owner gets one.

I feel sorry for people who don't have a hobby or interest to escape to.

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