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    shipping charges

    Great price on flamethrower down booties. I really want a pair but I just cant wrap my head around paying 16.00 shipping charge for a 4 oz item.

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    generally, when I have found shipping charges to be on the high side for light weight items, I often call the vendor.
    Redden Marine is one example who works with their customers is this regards.
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    Wow, I had my eye on those as well and noticed the nice deal. I had no idea on the shipping, though. I just checked and it's 15.50 to me... yikes!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos View Post
    generally, when I have found shipping charges to be on the high side for light weight items, I often call the vendor.
    +1 to that. I have had great experience with Paul over at AHE, get ahold of him by email or phone and he will sort you out nice looking foot warmers
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    Great products; however, that's definitely an issue to add in to the overall price. For example, I can get Western Mountaineering down boots for 15% off and free shipping right now.

    Unfortunately, I've not ordered from Arrowhead several times, due to the shipping costs, even after contacting him. If I do order from him, I'll wait until I have a really large amount of items.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boomer View Post
    Unfortunately, I've not ordered from Arrowhead several times, due to the shipping costs.
    2nd that (multiple times),
    From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."
    Then He (She?) made the earth round... and laughed and laughed and laughed...!

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    Contact Paul. He is very reasonable. I don't quite understand why it would be priced so much. But I can tell you getting shipping charges right with the cookie cutter options shopping carts give you can be tough. Email Paul and I am sure he will take care of you.
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    I second what Dutch says. I've ordered a few things from AHE and never felt that Paul's shipping was out of line to Iowa.

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    I bet it's a glitch...it happened to one of my orders once & he didn't know about it & of course fixed it! Just send him a note.
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    I shipped out 5 fancee feast stoves a month ago within Canada and it cost me $12 to $15 each. Box was the size of a business card box and obviously weighed nothing. Wow was I shocked!!

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