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Spider Point - do they want our business?

Spider point have a wood hand brake grip that appears to be unique to them so I attempted to order one. Their system appeared to be like EB Spares in that they send you an email with a quote. They stated that I could pay by bank transfer or I could call or fax a credit card number - not by email. So I figured that I would call them. When the quote arrived it stated that they would only accept payment by bank transfer. Maybe European banks are set up for this kind of thing but it is a PITA for me. I decided that my need was not so great. It is a strange business model that makes potential customers jump through hoops.

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I would think bank transfers are common practice, outside the US. Our banking fees make it far too expensive to send money that way.

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