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Shipping/Import delay update

We have been in communication with a shipping company called TNT that seems very open to the idea of shipping our knives. I'm feeling pretty optimistic about this place so hopefully we can ship soon. They have never had anyone try to ship knives from here and since most people here think of knives as bloody thirsty killing instruments they are being careful about getting all the permissions they need for shipping.  We got approval from their hq in Manila, the local supervisor in Cebu is fine with shipping them as long as he gets the permissions he needs.  He...

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Logo experiments, Shipping update

As you may know from our last post we are having problems with importing knives to the US. When you say "knives" over here most people hear "bloodthirsty killing weapon" and flat out refuse to ship...even if their companys rule book says its fine(and US law even says edged weapons are fine to import...). So we have been working our way through all the local shipping services trying to find one that is sane. We still have a few we are in correspondence with that we hope will let us ship. If that doesn't work out I will be buying...

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US Customs Problem/ New Product Delay

Short Version: US Customs refused our last two shipments, and now Fedex refuses to ship our knives because they are under the impression knives are illegal to import into the US since Customs denied them entry. We will not be having any new items for sale until this problem is resolved. We owe a few dozen people items they have already paid for and their orders will be filled first. It is looking like I will actually have to buy airplane tickets(which are quite pricey from here) and fly them to the US myself. Unfortunately I have been building a...

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December 4th update Happy Holidays!

Hello everyone,First off, we hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season. We've gained a few pounds here with the fiesta food.Secondly we listed a batch of knives on the site ( http://ecosknives.com/collections/all ). These knives are still here with us in Cebu and will not start shipping until the 10th. We were running out of time to get some new stuff posted before Christmas and we just wanted to get it up. Items will ship on a first come-first serve basis and most orders that are placed before Dec 10th should make it on time to our US customers before...

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Shipping delay! Knives will not ship until 11-1-15

*** NEWS UPDATE 10-20-15 My father, who does the shipping, will be moving to Arizona for the winter so any orders placed between now and 11-1-15 will not ship til 11-1.***

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