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Omnibot Price?


I recently won an auction for a omnibot 5402 (robot only). I thought it was cheap because it was only $52. Then i found out shipping to the Netherlands was $62 and i still thought it was pretty cheap in total.

Now yesterday i got a note from the post office saying i have to pay an extra $40 for import costs!

Is $154 still cheap for an omnibot? How much did you spend on your omnibots?


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Sorry man , your post office is charging a importation fee based on the declared value of your Omnibot , only way to avoid that is seller marks package as gift on the international bill of lading form. But I paid 60 local for my omnibot , and 100 for each Omnibot 2000 , its a little more exspensive but worth it if its drive system works, has good tires and wheels and dome over head is in good condition then you got a good deal. Post pictures of it when you get it. If you want to bring the original 80s bright white back out of its surface I can help. I've done three bots now , here's a example of a ebay Omnibot vs after I cleaned it.... User-inserted image

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Ik had mijn omnibot voor 54 euro en verzend was 46 euro en als klap op de vuurpijl douane kosten 64 euro. de omnibot 5402 ( de 2000) kocht ik voor 60 euro verzend was 40 euro en douane was maar een 10tje. Snap jij et?


i'm sorry,

I bought my omnibot for 72 dollar and the delivery cost was 62 dollar. customs was 86 dollar. A while later i bought a omnibot 2000 for 60 bucks, delivery was 54 dollar and the strange thing was that the customs only costed 14 dollar.

It's so weird.

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They shouldn't be charging import duty for a second hand item that just sounds like they don't know their own rules surely?


SHRUG - its hard to fight the governments fees.


@Pabi!o Then i think i am just going to pay the fees, thanks.

@winstn60 I agree, the one i ordered doesn't even come in the retail box, just the bare robot in a cardboard box :(


Wait- this is awesome!

The guy i bought it from just gave me $40 and said 'let's call it even' :D


So i just got the box with my omnibot (it was shipped inside a burger king box :D ):

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On the picture he looks a lot whiter than in real life but it's not that bad so i could just paint it or only clean it.

Anyways, i will start a new post about my omnibot adventures :)


Nice robot, next time I would suggest to check out or (Germany), though - theres sometimes a bargain, at least for the Omnibot. Shipping could be a bit cheaper and you wouldnt have to pay for customs. What are you planning on doing with it? Michael