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duty #430877
02/19/12 06:17 PM
02/19/12 06:17 PM
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victoria b.c canada/ San Pedro
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renski Offline OP
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We have a place on the island and live far far away smile we are bringing down a good set of pots & pans as the only ones available on the island, mainland or Mexico are expensive and poor quality.We know not to have them in the box..and we know as a general rule the duty we will pay on them is the discretion of the duty officer....does anyone have input on how to go about this? cheers

Re: duty [Re: renski] #430880
02/19/12 07:03 PM
02/19/12 07:03 PM
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Sequim, WA & San Pedro
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Hi Renee,
Just say they are used and put a very low value on them.....in the past we have not been charged any duty at all.


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Re: duty [Re: Loansum-Al K] #430916
02/20/12 12:39 PM
02/20/12 12:39 PM
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Ontario, Canada
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Just so you know, I got a decent set of Sunbeam stainless steel pots and pans with heavy bottoms at Caye Supply for about $200BZ. I saw the same set at home for about $20 less so I felt pretty good about buying them in SP.


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Re: duty [Re: renski] #430947
02/20/12 08:29 PM
02/20/12 08:29 PM
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victoria b.c canada/ San Pedro
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HI AL:) I bought some from there last March Hon and they were the most expensive stainless ones they had... no good:( This time Iam bringing down some good Canadian Made Paderno smile

Re: duty [Re: renski] #430955
02/20/12 11:19 PM
02/20/12 11:19 PM
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Birdland - 1 mile north
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Use them a few time and don't clean them like you usually would. If they ask just tell them you will take them home with you.
I too am spoiled and love my heavy duty Cuisanart and Iron Clad ones.


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Re: duty [Re: renski] #430993
02/21/12 09:37 AM
02/21/12 09:37 AM
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Ontario, Canada
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Originally Posted by renski
HI AL:) I bought some from there last March Hon and they were the most expensive stainless ones they had... no good:( This time Iam bringing down some good Canadian Made Paderno smile


Mine have held up really well. Luck of the draw I guess. That said, I do love my Paderno and could have used my deep saute pan dozens of times since I've been here. I brought my Wusthof knives this time. Maybe Paderno pans next time smile Let me know how it goes.


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