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Old 19th May 2015, 12:06   #3211
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The problem with Aliexpress is that most branded stuff are counterfeit. I could trust it to buy stuff that are unbranded, where I don't care about the brand, but not any branded stuff.
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The tempered glass for a Lumia 720 I had ordered from AliExpress on 29th April was delivered yesterday. I had asked for Singapore Post, this cost me around $1.8 extra.
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The problem with Aliexpress is that most branded stuff are counterfeit. I could trust it to buy stuff that are unbranded, where I don't care about the brand, but not any branded stuff.
Yes I second that. The unbranded stuff are cheap and worth taking a risk. One more consideration I have with AliExpress is with the shipping time which is a minimum 21 days if opted for FREE SHIPPING. There is always the faster mode of shipping available, but it is expensive and thus spoils the deal.

Small, unique and cheap things which aren't available in India is what I look/shop from there.
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The tempered glass for a Lumia 720 I had ordered from AliExpress on 29th April was delivered yesterday. I had asked for Singapore Post, this cost me around $1.8 extra.
My order is also from Singapore Post but was classified as free shipping.
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My order is also from Singapore Post but was classified as free shipping.
That depends on the item and the seller. China Air Post is usually free in most cases, but the odd cases do charge you around $1-2 to ship.

I will try Hong Kong Mail next time as it is supposedly faster.
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How do I track aliexpress shipment after it has reached indian shores / customs ?
The listed websites only track till it crosses Chinese borders.
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My online loot from the past 3 weeks

L to R :

17 x Kinley 750ml soda bottles - 50% off and free shipping
OnePlus One tempered glass protector + transparent case - 50% off and free shipping
Philips 9W LED x 2 - Rs 500 for pair with free shipping
Eveready 12W LED x 2 = Rs 400 for pair with free shipping
Energiser 4xAA - Rs 75 with free shipping
SKIL Pressure washer - Rs 3500 with free shipping
PNY 2.1A car charger - Rs 299 with free shipping
Chromecast - Rs 850 with free shipping
Netgear R7000 Nighthawk - Rs 6799 with free shipping
HMT Pilot, Janata Arabic, Janata WD Silver 30% off with free shipping
Timex Weekender - Rs 1245 with free shipping
Q&Q Pepsi Dial - Rs 345 with free shipping
3M Car care Kit - Rs 399 with free shipping
3M Helmet Deodoriser - Rs 85? with free shipping
Dr Marcus Senso Deluxe Ocean - Rs 220 with free shipping
Stanley Allen Key set - Rs 125 with free shipping
Meguiar's Gold Class Leather Conditioner - Rs 480 with free shipping

The Online Shopping Thread-img_6064.jpg

Still have a Sonax MF towels, Collinite 845, Maui Jim glasses, Seiko SRP309, SNLK53, SNK381 in transit, havent reached. Havent included some 7-8 jeans I've also bought online.

RIP my wallet
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SKIL Pressure washer - Rs 3500 with free shipping

Chromecast - Rs 850 with free shipping


Stanley Allen Key set - Rs 125 with free shipping

Happy Shopping
I am curious about those 3 items. Where did you get them so cheap ?
I bought a Bosch Pressure washer for a little over 9k a couple of years ago and I bought Chromecast for a little short of 3k.

I want to pick up the Allan key set too.
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I am curious about those 3 items. Where did you get them so cheap ?
I bought a Bosch Pressure washer for a little over 9k a couple of years ago and I bought Chromecast for a little short of 3k.

I want to pick up the Allan key set too.
SKIL pressure washer and Stanley allen key set were from Amazon during their lightning sale, May 6-8. Pressure washer is selling on eBay at Rs 4,444 but with discounts you can still get it for 3599 with free shipping.

Chromecast was from greendust, its a factory seconds unit, fortunately mine was one of the returned pieces, not refurbished, its working fine as well
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SKIL pressure washer and Stanley allen key set were from Amazon during their lightning sale, May 6-8.
Thanks SunnyBoi . There is no way I can thank you in this part of the forum.
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My first order with Ali Express and I had ordered an External Hard Drive. There was some 1 day offer going on and I got a 2TB model for 50 USD Ordered on 4th May and it has reached me today i.e. 19th May - Brilliant I say. Works well enough.

Was shipped free using Honk Kong Post.
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My online loot from the past 3 weeks
Philips 9W LED x 2 - Rs 500 for pair with free shipping
Eveready 12W LED x 2 = Rs 400 for pair with free shipping
Netgear R7000 Nighthawk - Rs 6799 with free shipping
Great buys all. The above 3 are pretty remarkable prices, and almost everything else too... Salute to you
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My online loot from the past 3 weeks

RIP my wallet
Some really nice deals there SunnyBoi.. but been there, done that. Remember running up bills in the region of 40k in last years Amazon Sale. This time 'only' bought books. Saved a lot

Only question - Did you need all of those, or you bought them because you thought the deals were fab?
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Great buys all. The above 3 are pretty remarkable prices, and almost everything else too... Salute to you
Thank You!

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Did you need all of those, or you bought them because you thought the deals were fab?
To be honest I dont need any of these just bought them because they were an excellent deal. Fellow TBHPians have staked claimed on the router, car charger and chromecast, I'll be letting go of these very soon
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To be honest I dont need any of these just bought them because they were an excellent deal.
You are an e-commerce operator's dream customer ;-)
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