On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Justin Mason wrote:
> With Paypal in particular? (they are exceptionally paranoid about
Must have changed at some stage. I signed up with them years ago and
have never had to send them anything, and i'm "verified", whatever
> generally from smaller US vendors who (apparently) have to pay more
> to be able to process international CC transactions.
If you're into Ebay, look for german resellers. There's tonnes of
them. Search, then refine search and set "available to" to ireland,
and/or currency to euro - results will mostly be german dealers who
resell on ebay. (the germans seem to be big into Ebay, lots of them
selling cheap gear). They usually only take bank transfers though.
I avoid buying from USA for various reasons: Power adapters,
jurisdictional problems if the transaction goes wrong and likelyhood
of getting slapped with VAT by customs.
Stick to EU ;)
1. If the gear is second hand you can sometimes argue your way out of
it. Not with new or newish kit though.
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