Where to get LED's

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  1. Bluemotion

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    Hi guys just want some input on what website is the best palce to get good LED's for low prices and as I have never bought anything from international places how does it all work, concerning import taxes and such, does the package get delivered to your door or do I need to go to the post office when it arrives?

    I was thinking of 3W Bridgelux LED's:thumbup:

    Thanks and sorry for all the questions.:whistling:
     
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    As long as you buy components you can get away without paying imports as then it is to be assembled into a product in SA. I spoke to someone yest about it actually with regard to ordering off rapidled, apparently as long as the supplier can list the kit as individual parts as opposed to say 48w led kit, then customs should clear it with no charges.
     
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    My package from aliexpress got delivered to my office. They sent it on friday and on monday morning it was already on my desk by the time I got to work. The order was over $300 but on the invoice it only said $29.99. So I didn't pay any duties or taxes.
     
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    Thanks guys for all the replys, will be having a good look. Glad to hear that I wont neccisarily have to pay import taxes. :thumbup:
     
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    What size tank can a light like this be used for? How many of them would be needed for a 700x700x500 reef tank with mostly softies and clams?
    aquarium LED spotlight
     
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    Might need about 3
     
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    I paid VAT only on my shipment.
    Someone has to pay for Zuma's Bentley
     
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    RapidlLED is great! The owner is also a friendly and helpful chap!
     
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