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Buying/importing a scope from overseas
May 18th, 2018 at 9:35am
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Im looking to buy a nikon prostaff target efr AO for the .22.
The usual places like opticsplanet don't ship internationally and it seems youship and co wont touch scopes as they are classed 'firearms'.

I was looking at webyshops but they are looking a little iffy after a bit of digging.

Where is a good place to buy from?
  
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Reply #1 - May 18th, 2018 at 9:50am
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I have had a few from here, not recently but all the deals went well, some good bargains when on special

https://www.natchezss.com/optics.html
  

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leathel wrote on May 18th, 2018 at 9:50am:


Thanks for that, Unfortunately out of stock
  
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Have bought maybe 7 scopes off this outfit the last a Weaver GS a month ago. Excellent to deal with and they area always running a discount -currently 13%.
https://www.theopticzone.com/shop-all/Nikon-ProStaff-3-9X40-EFR-Precision-Reticl...
  
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6.5x55bjai wrote on May 18th, 2018 at 11:59am:
Have bought maybe 7 scopes off this outfit the last a Weaver GS a month ago. Excellent to deal with and they area always running a discount -currently 13%.
https://www.theopticzone.com/shop-all/Nikon-ProStaff-3-9X40-EFR-Precision-Reticl...


Awesome thanks.
Was about to go with https://www.optics-trade.eu/nz. But opticszone is $10 cheaper and sounds decent
  
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Reply #5 - May 18th, 2018 at 12:53pm
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undead_knight wrote on May 18th, 2018 at 12:13pm:
6.5x55bjai wrote on May 18th, 2018 at 11:59am:
Have bought maybe 7 scopes off this outfit the last a Weaver GS a month ago. Excellent to deal with and they area always running a discount -currently 13%.
https://www.theopticzone.com/shop-all/Nikon-ProStaff-3-9X40-EFR-Precision-Reticl...


Awesome thanks.
Was about to go with https://www.optics-trade.eu/nz. But opticszone is $10 cheaper and sounds decent

Don't forget to load the SF13 discount on checkout. Once I forgot to load it and finalised the order. Contacted OZ and they still applied the discount.
  
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Reply #6 - May 18th, 2018 at 2:25pm
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+1 for The Optic Zone. I have also bought several scopes and a rangefinder with no problems.Just remember to keep it under $400 NZ if you don't want to pay GST or duty.  Wink Wink Wink
  
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Reply #7 - May 18th, 2018 at 2:32pm
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Actually keep under $250 to avoid GST... +1 for Natchez...been great to deal with...
  
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Reply #8 - May 18th, 2018 at 7:35pm
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Ordered it from theopticzone, and is being shipped by 'International Air Economy'.
I'll post an update if it arrives..
  
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