Just received my boards! Thanks for handling the distribution on all these.
Tony, the boards look amazing. Really impressed with the quality of these boards!
> Date: Sat, 31 May 2014 10:41:44 -0400
> From: t...@bonedaddy.net
> To: n8vem...@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: [N8VEM-S100:3852] Re: Interest, Discussion and R&D on a 18 Slot S100 Backplane & ATX PSU board.
> Hi Ants et al.,
> The boards arrived yesterday and look excellent!
> Due to the size and weight of the boards I can't ship in a Priority Mail
> envelope and we're getting dinged by the USPS for oversize (longer than
> The cost in the US is: Priority Mail Standard Postage
> 1 board $11.25 $10.64
> 2 boards $11.25 $10.64
> 3 boards $15.10 $13.78
> The cost to Canada (Ontario) is: Priority Mail First Class
> International International
> 1 board $28.47 $11.76
> 2 boards $28.47 $15.54
> 3 boards $30.66 $19.32
> The postage to Canada is based on Matthew Turner's address so Doug's
> might be different.
> Note that the shipping materials are the same between shipping options
> so the higher cost of Priority Mail gets a bit better service and
> insurance up to $50 for the US shippers (I'd have to double check on the
> Canadian insurance.)
> PayPal to this email address and I'll get it right out to you.
> If you're waiting for me to ship other boards to you then we can look
> into shipping them all together, but due to this size difference it may
> not save too much. But please let me know if you'd like to ship
> everything together.
> * Ants Pants <rot...@gmail.com> [140515 23:09]:
> > Hi All.
> > thought id just post here instead of sending allot of different emails to
> > people separately. i went and got quotes from DHL and from NZ local
> > international shipping service. the DHL quotes where ridiculous so i
> > decided that the NZ post international shipping option was going to be the
> > cheapest as compared to any express service. Fabio, Ian & David your boards
> > have been shipped as i think the prices were fair enough that you would be
> > happy with:
> > Fabio - $19.92 NZD
> > David - $19.44 NZD
> > Ian - $16.71 NZD
> > with regard to the US/CAD guys i havnt shiped the boards yet as i wanted to
> > "ok" the price with everyone first -> the quote from DHL was over $300
> > (crazy) the price i got from the NZ post office was $147 NZD. the package
> > weighed 7kg (approx 15lb). this is approximately equal to 127USD or $6.35
> > US per board. everyone has paid $3 towards shipping so that makes an extra
> > $3.35 US per board required.
> > in the interest of the project and as i have taken so long to send the
> > boards to people i will pay 30% towards the extra cost of shipping the
> > boards to everyone, so that makes it $2.34 USD per board to the US/CAD guys
> > & Ian/Fabio/David i have worked this out for you below based on what was
> > paid today to ship your boards today.
> > so.. could everyone please see the below and let me know if they are happy.
> > and if so could you please transfer any extra funds required (figures are
> > based on the shipping i have already taken from everyone per board ($3 US)
> > / the total shipping to your respective location per board / my
> > contribution to the shipping / any overpayment factored in / and an
> > exchange rate calculation to US dollars) :
> > Matthew Turner: 3x Backplanes (US/CAD) - $7.02 USD
> > Todd Goodman: 3x Backplanes (US) - (US/CAD DISTRIBUTION) - $7.02 USD
> > Vince Mulhollon: 2x Backplanes (US) - - $4.68 USD
> > Fabio Battaglia: 1x Backplanes (Italy) - $9.96 USD
> > David Fry: 1x Backplane (UK) - $9.67 USD
> > Pete Plank: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Doug Wood: 1x Backplane (CAD) - refund (10 overpaid - 2.35) $7.65 USD
> > Joe Herdler: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Andrew Bingham: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Edward Sinder: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Brian Marstella: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Ian Douglas: 3x Backplane (AUS) - $3.82 USD
> > Alex Jacocks 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Neil Breeden: 2x Backplanes (US) - $5 credit - refund $2.65 USD
> > Richard Bromagem: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > Rob Doyle: 1x Backplane (US) - $2 credit = $0.35
> > Gary Kaufman: 1x Backplane (US) - $2.35 USD
> > if all the US/CAD guys are cool with this i will ship monday :-)
> > again im sorry it has taken so long to get around to shipping these items.
> > i will get a BOM and the small fix documented and up on the wiki site in
> > the next few days.
> > Thanks Guys!
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