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Interesting comparison!


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Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

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Michael wrote:Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.

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robthemac wrote:
Michael wrote:Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
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robthemac wrote:
Michael wrote:Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...

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jeremyb wrote:
robthemac wrote:
Michael wrote:Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...
YMMV I’ve tried doing a price match from RS with Andertons/Thomann and they told me they only do pricematch with shops within NZ

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KNNZ wrote:
jeremyb wrote:
robthemac wrote:

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...
YMMV I’ve tried doing a price match from RS with Andertons/Thomann and they told me they only do pricematch with shops within NZ
Did you talk to Dave directly? he'd do you a fair price match on foreign stuff, at least he used to be able to :)

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jeremyb wrote:
KNNZ wrote:
jeremyb wrote:
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...
YMMV I’ve tried doing a price match from RS with Andertons/Thomann and they told me they only do pricematch with shops within NZ
Did you talk to Dave directly? he'd do you a fair price match on foreign stuff, at least he used to be able to :)
I have talked to Dave a few times and bought some stuff already but don't feel comfortable asking him all the time :mrgreen:

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but he is the pricemeister!

I know what you mean about comfortable, you saw the trampoline photo too?
you JUST KNOW some Tory wanker has thought of this idea already. Probably getting the inspiration whilst fucking a dead pig.

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Bg wrote:but he is the pricemeister!

I know what you mean about comfortable, you saw the trampoline photo too?
what trampoline photo?? anyways i'm happy to have not seen it because you can't unsee something...

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You could never unsee that one, never. ever. not ever.
I won't even post it. Its that bad.

A naked Dave, in the snow, on a trampoline.
Thank god it wasn't a video.
you JUST KNOW some Tory wanker has thought of this idea already. Probably getting the inspiration whilst fucking a dead pig.

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jeremyb wrote:
robthemac wrote:
Michael wrote:Damn, Ultras are only $1800 in the US? We get fucking reamed here.

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...
JB, you better check your figures. There's no way with freight, GST & customs fees you can buy one retail offshore and land it $1k cheaper than NZ retail price.

I've just sold an Ultra Strat for $4387. RS price is $4599.

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Conway wrote:
jeremyb wrote:
robthemac wrote:

Yeah but then you try and import one yourself and it ends up about the same as NZ RRP.
Nah man its about $1000 cheaper to buy one from Andertons with having to pay the GST here, so you could easily get a price match from RS :)

Other thing is to keep an eye on stratosphere as they have a loaded Ultra body for $799 US and just have to wait for an ultra strat neck to show up on there...
JB, you better check your figures. There's no way with freight, GST & customs fees you can buy one retail offshore and land it $1k cheaper than NZ retail price.

I've just sold an Ultra Strat for $4387. RS price is $4599.
Have you considered doing a naked trampoline shot? Just for JB?
you JUST KNOW some Tory wanker has thought of this idea already. Probably getting the inspiration whilst fucking a dead pig.

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