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BrianC5 posted:

I noticed all the C5's on eBay in the UK mention "local collect", assuming that means they aren't willing to ship. Does anyone know a rough estimate for shipping one to the USA assuming anyone is ever willing to do this?
posted on: 24/08/2015 21:52:08

Dan posted:

A couple of members have had a C5 shipped to the USA, I don't know myself, but you could ask Jeffremiller on this post: http://www.c5owners.com/sinclair-c5-forum/yaf_postst241_My-next-obsession--Sinclair-C5-in-Tulsa-Oklahoma.aspx
posted on: 25/08/2015 17:51:56

BrianC5 posted:

Thanks Dan. It looks like some members are willing to be go betweens and have things shipped to them and relay it if a seller isn't comfortable shipping to the USA. Very nice group of owners here. There's a guy near me selling a C5 for 540 pounds with no battery and no keys, and no idea if it works. Seems a bit high. I've been negotiating with him to see if I can get a better deal.
posted on: 25/08/2015 18:05:28

PhasMan posted:

Hi Brian I'm new to C5's but have a second one on its way to me soon. I'm not sure how complete so will advise when I get it. If you haven't had any luck by then I'll see if I can help out and find out about shipping. Kieron
posted on: 26/08/2015 00:48:16

BrianC5 posted:

Thanks Kieron. I know shipping to USA won't be cheap but the C5's available over here are few and far between.
posted on: 26/08/2015 00:57:05

BrianC5 posted:

I used this site, www.shipgooder.com ,to get a rough estimate of shipping costs from USA to UK or vice versa. Based on weight in lbs and dimensions, it's quoting Fed ex International Economy 3 to 5 days at 360 pounds. $552 dollars. Seems steep but there may be some alternative I have not come across yet where shipping time wouldn't need to be that fast and the price would be more competitive.
posted on: 01/09/2015 16:05:40

Karl posted:

Hi Brian, try DHL, but check the prices in the UK and not in the US. An example of quirks, a ticket London-Munich-London is cheaper than a Munich-London-Munich ticket.
posted on: 01/09/2015 17:20:28

BrianC5 posted:

Will do. Thanks Karl. I'm trying to get a C5 without having to have it shipped to the USA from The UK. Not easy as they only come up on eBay over here about twice a year.
posted on: 01/09/2015 17:23:15

BrianC5 posted:

After some more research, it appears shipping costs to USA/Canada will run someone about $1000 to $1250. I checked with a couple of owners that were able to give me quotes based on what they paid. Andrew Grantham in Canada used www.gloucesterfreight.com and said they did a great job packing and shipping his C5.
posted on: 15/09/2015 19:23:06