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m4sherman
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 01:37 PM UTC

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No....the notice says delivered...and my city and zip code...just not the # and street name....no porch pirates as it is UPS store.


I had a package shown as delivered 36 hours before it was actually delivered. I suspect the reason was as suggested here, tracking scans between ins and outs at the hubs.
ccordoba7141
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 03:53 PM UTC
I think that shipping from China is a crap shoot....sometimes it sucks, but sometimes you get lucky. Just today I had big surprise. Ordered some Friul Tracks from Hobby Easy on the 15th of May...received shipped notice on the 17th and received them this afternoon....I'm in NYC.
Scarred
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 03:58 PM UTC
It's not China but I finally got my Star Destroyer from Russia today. Ordered it on 1 April and they estimated it would get here by May 27, not bad for free shipping.
salt6
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 04:23 PM UTC
I'm not clear on what you're trying to say but if it didn't say out for delivery before the carrier left then it's not. The exception is if it was missorted at the station then a manager will have someone else do the delivered which could be late in the day.
Kevlar06
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 04:37 PM UTC

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I'm not clear on what you're trying to say but if it didn't say out for delivery before the carrier left then it's not. The exception is if it was missorted at the station then a manager will have someone else do the delivered which could be late in the day.



It didn't say "out for delivery", it said "delivered to...and then the zip code. I was saying exactly what you've said-- out for delivery is the message you should get before "delivered" from the USPS, but now he's saying he's using UPS. UPS will deliver to the Post Office, and then its delivered by the normal mail carrier, but now he's said "the UPS store" which is a whole different thing.
VR, Russ
Nate_W
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 05:10 PM UTC
I've started buying a lot recently and have noticed that lag in the entry transition. I've ordered things from Poland, China and HK and they ship quick but sit in warehouses for U.S. customs to inspect for 5 days then USPS will take over. I'm spoiled when it comes to Sprue Brothers though, I get next day deliveries all the time, 2 days at most.
Floridabucco
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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 11:01 PM UTC
Yes..Sprue Brothers and HobbyLinc are the two quickest for me.
salt6
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 02:56 AM UTC

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I'm not clear on what you're trying to say but if it didn't say out for delivery before the carrier left then it's not. The exception is if it was missorted at the station then a manager will have someone else do the delivered which could be late in the day.



It didn't say "out for delivery", it said "delivered to...and then the zip code. I was saying exactly what you've said-- out for delivery is the message you should get before "delivered" from the USPS, but now he's saying he's using UPS. UPS will deliver to the Post Office, and then its delivered by the normal mail carrier, but now he's said "the UPS store" which is a whole different thing.
VR, Russ



Maybe you could be more clear next time.
Kevlar06
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 03:20 AM UTC

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I'm not clear on what you're trying to say but if it didn't say out for delivery before the carrier left then it's not. The exception is if it was missorted at the station then a manager will have someone else do the delivered which could be late in the day.



It didn't say "out for delivery", it said "delivered to...and then the zip code. I was saying exactly what you've said-- out for delivery is the message you should get before "delivered" from the USPS, but now he's saying he's using UPS. UPS will deliver to the Post Office, and then its delivered by the normal mail carrier, but now he's said "the UPS store" which is a whole different thing.
VR, Russ



Maybe you could be more clear next time.



I think I was pretty clear when I said ...you should look for the words "out for delivery" prior to the words "delivered". Check the P.S. I put in the first post. 🤔
VR, Russ
salt6
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 04:02 AM UTC

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I'm not clear on what you're trying to say but if it didn't say out for delivery before the carrier left then it's not. The exception is if it was missorted at the station then a manager will have someone else do the delivered which could be late in the day.



It didn't say "out for delivery", it said "delivered to...and then the zip code. I was saying exactly what you've said-- out for delivery is the message you should get before "delivered" from the USPS, but now he's saying he's using UPS. UPS will deliver to the Post Office, and then its delivered by the normal mail carrier, but now he's said "the UPS store" which is a whole different thing.
VR, Russ



Maybe you could be more clear next time.



I think I was pretty clear when I said ...you should look for the words "out for delivery" prior to the words "delivered". Check the P.S. I put in the first post. 🤔
VR, Russ



I did.
Garrand
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 05:17 AM UTC
I have a package inbound from Japan as we speak. I ordered on 4-25-19. Estimated delivery between 5-17-19 & 6-4-19. As of 5-14-19 it was reported at the Lehigh Valley Distribution Center, which is where I live. as of 5-21-19 it is BACK at the Philadelphia Distribution center. As of 5-22-19 it is back in the Lehigh Valley Distribution Center??? Having trouble explaining that one. But at least I should get it in a couple days...?

Damon.
M4A1Sherman
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 08:13 AM UTC
Huh! That's nuthin'! I ordered a package tomorrow and received it yesterday! And then, I got killed one time and I didn't get sick er nuthin'!!!
m4sherman
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Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 09:58 AM UTC

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Huh! That's nuthin'! I ordered a package tomorrow and received it yesterday! And then, I got killed one time and I didn't get sick er nuthin'!!!


Sounds like you've been caught in a Loony Tunes time warp!
Garrand
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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 04:36 AM UTC
Good news! Mine is out for delivery. So around a month from Japan with free shipping...

Damon.
Scarred
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Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 05:00 AM UTC
I've had orders from Japan arrive in 3-4 weeks free shipping, 3-6 weeks from China free shipping, 4 weeks from Brazil free shipping and 6-9 weeks from Russia of course free shipping. Paid shipping? Knock about 2 weeks off those wait times.