GeneralAnyone feel ill after buying something from a new site?Posted:

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Thought it would be a good idea to buy a Helmet from a new site (that I have never used before) for $190 CAD, bought it through paypal noticed there is a conversion fee, the $190 CAD tag looked daunting although I googled that it costs $150 usd. Shipping was just called "Fed Ex Ground" No specific date given. I normally get stuff via amazon 2 day shipping and this is out of my comfort zone. Although I have to commit, the order went through. The site looked trustworthy and legit, it's just Canadian bullshittery.


Before you even say it, I have always wanted a flashy medieval helmet to just have
http://i.imgur.com/mksPHEN.jpg


Anyone else get that ill feeling sometimes?
Like $150 wouldn't kill me to lose but it's the uncertainty that really hurts.


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Yeah but then I forget about it, if it's not up to scratch, lesson learned.
It looks interesting though, the helmet, What are you using it for display ?
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I personally only buy from reputable sites because of things like that. I can't stand the idea of losing money
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Echo wroteYeah but then I forget about it, if it's not up to scratch, lesson learned.
It looks interesting though, the helmet, What are you using it for display ?


Yeah, mainly just sit on a shelf or a conversation piece, the options are endless.

iOSx wroteI personally only buy from reputable sites because of things like that. I can't stand the idea of losing money


That's basically me, but the helmet wasn't something you can find anywhere. The site seemed fully legit since I think they are the actual makers of the helmet in question and not some 3rd party.
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if you pay through paypal youre pretty much not gonna get scammed. its easy to open up a claim and get your money back.
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Nah I dont because I use Paypal and I could just open up a dispute and get my money back if they tried to scam me.
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I know what you mean haha,

I end up with sweaty palms and get a bit dizzy like oh shit what have I just done
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I usually start getting that "ah, this is going to be a shit product" whenever I buy something that comes directly from China (not a stereotypical comment, just truth).

I recently ordered a pair of bulbs for my car's fog lights, said they were coming from China. It was cheaper than the ones made in the USA so I said "whatever, I'll buy them". Took them a while to get to me and I threw them on; a few days later, probably 5 days later, one of the bulbs started flashing and finally went out. I was incredibly annoyed.
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That helmet looks sweet, do you collect any sort of medieval weapons or anything also? But you can get money back with paypal easily so I wouldn't stress it, if you didn't supply us with a link to the site could you? Just to see if it actually is reputable or not.
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