[hackspacebristol] anyone want to split a reel of 63/37 lead solder ?
David.Smith at imgtec.com
Wed Sep 17 08:50:33 UTC 2014
From: Hackspacebristol [mailto:hackspacebristol-bounces at lists.aktivix.org] On Behalf Of Tom Gardner
> On 16 September 2014 20:33, ross <archcraft at hushmail.com> wrote:
> > always cheaper in america, so yeah some importing would be nice ; )
> Don't forget to add import duty :(
> If HMC&E detects you avoiding duty they may well give you a "personalised experience" everytime you subsequently come here.
> OTOH if you are only slightly over the limit and go through the red channel, they might not bother to actually charge you.
If you're hand-carrying it, you only need to pay duty if it's over the £145 (IIRC) limit. I'm not planning on buying *that* much...
(although if you're bringing it back for someone else, you might technically have to pay the duty as it's not for "personal use")
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