Canadian retailers selling arcade parts


#1

I think when my EI comes in next week I’m gonna order the new HRAP EX (the EX2 is only half decent in 3d fighters and can’t handle 2d fighters I find). I want to replace the buttons on it is there any online stores in Canada selling replacement buttons, I would love to not pay duty on the the buttons


#2

You can order from lizardlick in the states. Chad ships USPS so there is no duty or extra charges at all. I have ordered there a few times and can’t recommend him enough.


#3

I remember reading on the canada customs page that we have a $20 CAD limit on non-gifted items, and $60 for gifts. I thought this applies to USPS too? Is it something to do with the NAFTA?


#4

What a wonderful use of employment insurance.


#5

I don’t know anything about that but I’ve made purchases well over $60 from the states and have never gotten charged customs. Hell if you want just tell the person your ordering from to make up a value less then $60 and mark it as gift.

The only time I got charged customs was when my 360 was shipped by UPS, had to pay $40 at my doorstep.


#6

Yea, UPS is horrendous on the crossborder charges, I’ve payed up to 50% of the item value, just for their handling.


#7

If you order from Lizard Lick you shouldn’t end up paying Duty. I am also from Canada and I ordered from them a few months ago and I did not pay duty. The only thing that sucks is the crappy exchange rate, but I think they’re your best option anyways. I don’t think you’ll find any Canadian arcade part dealers, at least not ones that deal in sanwa/semeitsu.


#8

Lizard Lick. Just got my order the other day. Shipping was like $3 and it go to the west coast in about 12 days. No duty. Totally worth it. Definitely ordering again.


#9

Yah just order from Lizardlick.com , I’m in Saskatchewan and order lots of shit from them and I get it quick.

Sidenote, big ups on the Aerosoul avatar!


#10

Buy off Lizardlick.

This is the only retailer I know locally: http://www.starburstcoin.com/main.php
I’ve bought here about three times. Price is okay but selection is shit (3 colors of buttons (red/green/white) and 2 colors of stick (red/green); both Sanwa) and I was told many times that Sanwa parts aren’t high in demand as the place sells and refurbishes pinball and jukebox machines mostly.


#11

I’ve been paying into it for 10 years while I worked full time, so what :confused:


#12

thanks alot for the help fellow Canadians, I will just order from lizardlick