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Old 03-30-08, 08:34 PM
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Future Shop / Best Buy Canada Steelbook Group Buying Program

I have been receiveing a few requests for help in obtaining Future Shop exclusive Steelbooks and I thought that both Canadian and US collectors can work together to help each other out and save some money.

Here is how the program would work.

The people on my list can contact me to order any new Future Shop Steelbooks. They would pay actual cost (this can be verified by going to Future Shop's website) + Provincial sales tax (7%) and Goods and Service Tax (5%).

Shipping would be actual cost (this can be verified by going to the Canada Post's website) and the following options are available for one (1) single or double disc Steelbook:

Small Packet Air - $8.55 (approx 1-3 weeks)
Small Packet Surface - $7.20 (approx 4-6 weeks)

The cheapest shipping method would be in a bubble mailer for $6.40 but I do not recommend this, as it is my experience that the Steelbook will arrive damaged.
I will ship all Steelbooks, wrapped in bubble wrap and in a cardboard box, to prevent any shipping damage.

As you can see, shipping cost from Canada to the US is not cheap and it works out to about three times the USPS rates.
Unlike the USPS, Canada Post is not subsidized by the Canadian Government.

Payment would be by PayPal.

The people on my list, would recipricate by helping me out with F.Y.E. and other US exclusive Steelbooks, with the same cost courtesy.

I have three more spots open on my list and preference will be given to people who post on Scott's Steelbook thread.
Mods can send me a PM if they are interested or have any questions.

I welcome all comments.

PayPal fees will be added to the order total.
People on my "A" list will be exempt from the additional fees.

PPCalc

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Current list of available Steelbooks.

10,000 BC 3-Disc Best Buy Canada Exclusive $33.59 + Shipping
Bee Movie $27.99 + taxes SOLD OUT
Battlestar Galactica Season 3 $50.39 + Shipping SOLD
Beowulf $27.99 + shipping
Bourne Ultimatum $30.23 + shipping
Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection $44.79 + shipping
The JungleBook $31.35 + shipping
Ocean's Thirteen $31.35 + shipping
ONG-BAK $14.55 + shipping
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End $29.99 +taxes SOLD OUT
Ratatouille $32.47 + shipping
Shrek the Third $29.11 + shipping
Superman Returns $33.59 + shipping

Udated: July 14, 2008

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Old 03-30-08, 10:00 PM
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*Raises glass in the air to toast*

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youre a good man for doing this howwon

btw, i dont believe usps is subsidized by the government here. its run by the government, but its self-sustained. i could be wrong though.
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*raises his glasses with kory* cheers
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Old 03-31-08, 01:36 AM
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Great offer howwon, I'd love to be part of your "FAV 3"!
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Sounds pretty cool!
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Could be a lot of work. I couldn't believe the amount of steelbooks that FS had in store when I dropped by yesterday. Battlestar Galatica, Bee Movie, and the latest Bourne flick was the ones that I saw, and that was only in the top 20 section.
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Originally Posted by movieking
Could be a lot of work. I couldn't believe the amount of steelbooks that FS had in store when I dropped by yesterday. Battlestar Galatica, Bee Movie, and the latest Bourne flick was the ones that I saw, and that was only in the top 20 section.
No, not really. I have my shipping process streamlined and the shipping labels are done online using Canada Post OBC.
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I'm In.....loads of steelboks near me too!...although no sweeney todd's here. WHY???????????????????????????...you lucky yanks.
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When you go to the Canada Post outlet you can choose USPS as your shipper and it is much cheaper, FYI. I do that for all of my trades to keep costs neglible and I am in Alberta.
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howwon, pm sent. Long time lurker here. Great job with all of your info and pics. I only wish that I got into steelbooks sooner. And that I lived closer to Canada.
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Originally Posted by IanUngstad
When you go to the Canada Post outlet you can choose USPS as your shipper and it is much cheaper, FYI. I do that for all of my trades to keep costs neglible and I am in Alberta.
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You have a PM, Howwon!
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Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection $44.99 + taxes.

Please read post #1 and #10 for additional information and For Sale list.
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what exactly is a steelbook ? i keep seing posts about them but i have never auctlly seen one .
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Originally Posted by MPC123
what exactly is a steelbook ? i keep seing posts about them but i have never auctlly seen one .
http://images.google.com/images?hl=e...h+Images&gbv=2

http://www.steelbook.com/forside/indexFlash.htm

Gotta love Google
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so how do we get on the "A" list??
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Effective immediately, I will be adding PayPal fees to the order total.
People on my "A" list will be exempt from the additional fees.

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Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection

Requests for this Steelbook should be sent to me by PM, no later than Monday night.

There is a $5.00 instant rebate, bringing the price down to $39.99.

Current available Steelbooks have been moved to the bottom of the first post.
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steelbook program

i would like to try and get on this steelbook program i am a serious dvd collector i have about 1,500 in my collection i have around 38 steelbooks now i believe and im try to build up my collection and the latest ive added was the future shop exclusive of indiana jones i ended up paying 68 bucks for it on ebay i know thats almost two times as much as it should have cost but im at the stores every tuesday getting my new releases i would not mind picking up a few doubles or triples to send you guys please email me i dont even know how to do this yet i just signed up today im not sure if you will get this
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After taxes, fees, and outrageous shipping charges...you're going to pay around $60 no matter who you get it from. It's hard to import items in cheaply.
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thanks jkernea
but in some cases its better like i have been trying to get the 300 steelbook and you cant touch one on ebay or amazon for less then 65 i just seen a ice age and pirates 2 steelbook got for around 90 each i would never pay that but it just makes it easier to get them sooner then later i want to post my collection list with some pictures also can you tell me how to do this thanks again
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Originally Posted by The-MovieMania
thanks jkernea
but in some cases its better like i have been trying to get the 300 steelbook and you cant touch one on ebay or amazon for less then 65 i just seen a ice age and pirates 2 steelbook got for around 90 each i would never pay that but it just makes it easier to get them sooner then later i want to post my collection list with some pictures also can you tell me how to do this thanks again
Hello The-MovieMania,

PM your Future Shop Steelbook want list to me and I'll see what I can do for you. One of my contacts in the West Coast had an 300 for $35.00-$45.00 + shipping but that was a few months ago.

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Howwon,

Thanks again for dvds you sent me! Hadn't had a chance yet to watch them but I hope to soon. :-)
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Hi RUN-DvdMC,

I'm glad to hear that everything arrived safely. If you need any other Steelbooks at cost, let me know.

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