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« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2012, 08:12:57 am »
Why not? 
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« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2012, 02:01:00 pm »
Over the Rainbow used to carry IH634S, but I was told the stock didn't move as quickly as they thought.  It will be interesting to see if Dutil will carry it.  Any plans in the works, G?  Both Vancouver and Toronto? 

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« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2012, 05:22:25 pm »
Dutil would be cool since they are one of the best jean shops in Toronto. I feel like the prices wouldn't be too out there for them either because they already sell PRPS. Haven or Nomad would be good as well.

Im not too sure but I don't think G or H seek out shops. I think they wait for shops to come to them.

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« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2012, 06:14:58 pm »
We do......The margins are super tight, a shop really needs to want to carry IH and put up with small margins.  One way of me gauging that passion/commitment is to have them seek me out....
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« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2012, 06:43:52 pm »
I thought Canada distribution was limited because of Kiya. I must have misread somewhere.

IH would be a great fit for Nomad or Haven (preferably Nomad as I walk by the store every day). Dutil is more of a challenge, because they seem to have a tough time moving anything other than Naked & Famous and APCs. I've been looking at the same, unmoving Momotaro/PBJ/Big John stock since they opened.

I know I would own more IH if more of it was in stock here. I'm planning on a pair of 25 oz 666s, but it sure would be nice to a)try them on b)not have to worry about customs/duty on USD500.

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« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2012, 06:46:26 pm »
If you get hit customs duty when we ship, you'll be in the 2% of unlucky Canadians who have got hit when we ship to Canada, and we ship to Canada almost daily......
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« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2012, 06:49:31 pm »
I thought Canada distribution was limited because of Kiya. I must have misread somewhere.
Kiya has USA....We will soon be selling through www.rueandstate.com (RAWR).  They have the stock, just building their site.....
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« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2012, 07:16:27 pm »
If you get hit customs duty when we ship, you'll be in the 2% of unlucky Canadians who have got hit when we ship to Canada, and we ship to Canada almost daily......

I was not hit with customs for the first couple of orders. After that, it seems they smartened up and I've been hit ever since.

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« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2012, 07:31:16 pm »
RAWR is based in Canada, so that will be a good solution. At least if I get another pair of 666s I know how they fit.

And I'm sensitive to customs - I got hit with $88 on a $200 pair of sneakers yesterday. Ouch.

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Re: Toronto, ON (CA)
« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2012, 11:19:53 pm »
Its not the customs (sales tax) thats out of the normal, its the 'brokerage' fees added on top when a courier service is used that don't appear when parcels come through regular (national) mail systems.

If I had ordered based on what I thought my size was, I would have ended up with a bad fit. Trying on was key, and I am grateful to the fact I was able to do so through Serpentine. I love my IH-634S and would like more IH gear, but am very reluctant to mail order.

Guess I'll have to wait for US/UK trips. Can't be mad about a very small product selection available, very small market up here.  :(

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« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2012, 02:52:38 pm »
I'll be in TO until Wed morning if anyone wants to hang. PM me.

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« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2012, 03:24:43 am »
That's pretty much how I roll through TO.

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« Reply #28 on: July 22, 2012, 05:05:04 pm »
@urban - just saw your post now. Next time you're in town and you have some free time, email me at lorriezwer@gmail.com

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Re: Toronto, ON (CA)
« Reply #29 on: August 30, 2012, 09:49:47 pm »
Toronto based IronHeart retailer "Serpentine" has moved. Not far, kind of down the street and around the corner kinda thing.

Saturday August 18th 2012.
New Location:

132 Cumberland, M5R 1A6

Re-Opening Sale

60-70% off all clothing and select footwear and jewelry