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Rockhorst

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PPP enclosures for cheap!
« on: May 02, 2017, 04:37:11 AM »
I didn't see anyone mention it (but I haven't been religiously checking the boards either) but it seems PedalPartsPlus (PPP) has new owners. They are getting rid of old stock for bargain prices IMO: a 1590B in a random color for $3 is a steal (that's cheaper than they are in bare aluminum). I ordered a bunch and named some color preferences. I'm very pleased with the box that came in the mail so ordered another batch. They're selling fast I heard, so if you want so, head over :)

(no affiliation with PPP, just pointing you towards a good deal :) )

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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2017, 06:42:58 AM »
Too bad the shipping rates to Europe are atrocious ...

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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2017, 06:52:24 AM »
Yes, but it still made it worth the while compared to a) local vendors and powder coaters and b) regular PPP orders. Still, it pays off to buy 25 boxes, to spread the shipping (should be about $2 per enclosure). I placed a rather large order (80 enclosures...I'll be building for years to come :P) and that  resulted in a 75% discount from my last PPP order. So, if you have the funds, it comes down to about $3 + $2 + customs + VAT which is about $7 for a powder coated enclosure. Which is less than I pay for a bare aluminum shipped within the Netherlands!

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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2017, 06:53:54 AM »
Just visited the site.  I've never ordered from PPP.  Might have to get a few of them enclosures for clearance prices.
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2017, 09:56:21 AM »
I've ordered a bunch of these. It's a great deal and the shipping has been very fast. No affiliation on my part.
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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2017, 10:03:09 AM »
I just ordered some of these for some future VFE projects.  The price is right, we will see how things turn out.

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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2017, 11:40:19 AM »
I saw their new site a few weeks ago. They've had this close out running for a little while.
I just ordered a bunch, too. Can't beat the price, even for random finish. All their stuff looks good, so I don't mind.
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« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2017, 10:18:43 PM »
Went ahead and ordered 5 random color 1590BB's.  Looking forward
to seeing what arrives!
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« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2017, 02:57:15 PM »
I ordered various sizes, a dozen total, and all of them have cool finishes. Its not just the stuff nobody wants. I'm happy with them. I recommend getting some if anyone is undecided.
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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2017, 06:18:39 PM »
Argh, so tempting. But the shipping to Australia makes it pointless.

1 box - $20 shipping
5 boxes - $40 shipping
10 boxes - $75 shipping

And that's in USA dollars, once I convert to Australian dollaridoos it's 1.4 times worse.

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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2017, 07:23:00 PM »
I ordered various sizes, a dozen total, and all of them have cool finishes. Its not just the stuff nobody wants. I'm happy with them. I recommend getting some if anyone is undecided.

Seconded -- heck, I got a white 1590B with no blems, and you'd think they wouldn't need to unload those.
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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2017, 01:44:34 AM »
Tried to order various amounts of enclosures but the shipping rates are ridiculous..  ;D ;D


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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2017, 06:28:50 AM »
I ordered various sizes, a dozen total, and all of them have cool finishes. Its not just the stuff nobody wants. I'm happy with them. I recommend getting some if anyone is undecided.

Seconded -- heck, I got a white 1590B with no blems, and you'd think they wouldn't need to unload those.

I ordered a pile as well.  They even said they'd do their best to accommodate color requests.

I believe these were all enclosures powder coated by the previous owners.  It seems that they want to sell only things they powder coated with the new pricing.

The quantities are getting pretty low on these.  The new PPP pricing is pretty rough for one-off colors.  I priced things out the other day and the pricing flattens out at 25 pieces, which is fine for FFX but I find a bit rough for personal builds.  It looks like I'm going to have to buy in quantities of 5-10 and keep fewer colors around.  I bought a one-off premium color as a build for a friend and the damn thing cost close to $30 for a single enclosure.  OUCH.
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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2017, 04:52:48 PM »
Photos don't do it justice, but I got translucents, anodized, brushed about 60% of my order and the rest some standard colors (I requested they stay away from too bright colors, going for more subdued tones, and they did).




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Re: PPP enclosures for cheap!
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2017, 05:12:09 PM »
Good lord, and I thought my buying 7 enclosures at once was a little excessive...

Well at least now I feel less bad about it  ;D