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Rigol DS1052E shipping to Canada (Toronto)

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jp1390:
Hi all,

Just a quick question regarding Rigol's website and shipping to Canada (Toronto). I am wondering if anyone can chime in for the best way to go about buying this scope. I have heard a lot about buying from China thru DealExcel/DealExtreme but I am hesitant in doing so. There is a pretty legit seller in New Jersey that is offering "Free Shipping" to Canada, but I don't know what to expect for customs.

The ebay seller (Aidetek) is selling for $399 USD and it comes with two probes, which is nice.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Rigol-Oscilloscope-50MHz-DS1052E-1G-SG-1M-USA-warranty-/300430036070?pt=BI_Electrical_Equipment_Tools&hash=item45f3068c66#shId

On the other hand, the Rigol site is selling for $329 USD - $30 USD (promotional quiz) = $299 USD but it looks like there is only one probe. Won't give me the option to buy another probe and it says a flat shipping rate of $15 with GoogleCheckout. The toll-free line doesn't work...
http://www.rigolna.com/products/digital-oscilloscopes/ds1000e/ds1052e/

Thoughts?

***UPDATE***

Ordered through Aidetek (eBay) for $399 CAD and received scope in 4 days via DHL (free shipping w/ $21.50 brokerage/customs fee) from Hong Kong to Toronto.

IanB:
You could try Saelig and ask what the shipping to Canada would be. They have the DS1102E for $399. My understanding is that customs is always going to sting you on import to Canada unless you can find a Canadian distributor. Or find a friend in the US to take delivery, then drive over the border to collect it.

jp1390:
Thanks for the reply Ian! Pretty sweet deal, and not too far away. I'm wondering if anyone can ballpark what customs might throw at me.

IanB:
You should be able to look up the expected import duty from a government web site, and you can calculate the HST directly. Then expect to pay a bunch on top of that in customs brokerage fees collected by UPS or whoever does the import. From everything I've read, it ain't pretty.

jp1390:
Yikes...

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