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RJ924
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:02 pm #11

alphard wrote:I think we need a big thread consolidating all the information we have on the bull ocarinas at this point...there seems to be a lot of interest in them!
I think this is a good idea. This could be 'that' thread if spoons would re-title it. I know I am interested in a cheaper, wonderful, multi-chamber ocarina. Ordering through an agent really scares me though.

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spoonyspork
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:05 pm #12

Well, there's a post in the 'Asia and Pacific' area of the forum, but this is more specific to agents for taobao than the bull ocarinas themselves. I.E. I think this agent is just going off the description which says 'customized for a month', and I want to correct them if so XD

*edit* @RJ -- I've ordered several ocarinas without issue through taobaonow.com -- I'm just working through a different agent now as taobaonow raised their rates and no longer accepts paypal. I've been worried every time, but so far nothing bad has happened :)

(hrm, this possibly could also be better in the taobao guide?)
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Stephen Bobchin
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:16 pm #13

I have merged the two recent threads about the bull ocarinas
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Icarus Triple AC
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Cris Gale's Aria Ocarina
Dragontooth EQ#1
Dragontooth Raku
Hamlett AC*favourite*
Hamlett AD
TNG Double AC
Tao Bao Triple Alto G
Tao Bao Quadruple Bass C
Spencer Virtuoso
Pacchioni Doppia Bb P*
Muse Eb
One of a Kind Dragontooth 13 hole D
One of a Kind Experimental Strawfire Dragontooth (gift from Mr. Songbird)
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Wollemi Pine
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:21 pm #14

I've been using Henry as my agent. I think my first order took about 3 weeks, which included two ocarinas, one of them being a Bull ocarina. I have another order in right now, and I'm expecting about the same wait time. The agent has to buy and receive the ocarinas on your behalf from taobao, and then after receiving all the items, he then turns around and ships them to you.
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Multi-Chamber Ocarinas
Pacchioni Tripla-P C5 (Bass)
Triple Huaca
Bon Solist Triple
Dinda Double AC
Dinda Triple AC
Maparam Triple


Transverse Ocarinas (Sweet Potato)
:aria: Aria, Tenor C
Aria, Alto G
:muse: Songbird Muse (Eb & F)
Songbird Dragon Tooth, 13-hole (D)
Zin: Soprano C, Tenor C (Bass)
Hamlett, Alto C
Epicai Crab Claw (E)

Spoony AC
CJ AC
Dreambirth Abstract Bass
Robert Hickman AC

Inline Ocarinas
Hind Tenor F
Mountain Aluminum G


Pendant Ocarinas
Whistleworks Killer Whale
STL Mouse


Vintage Ocarinas
:oldoc: Fiehn: C1, B2, E4.5, D5 (1877 stamp), C6, A7.5, G9, C13, G17
:budrio: Chiesa
:budrio: Canella
:oldoc: Teschner
:oldoc: Old Glory: C, G
:oldoc: Gretsch: C, G
:oldoc: EWA: F
:oldoc: Guido Bondi (GB)
:oldoc: Hopf
:oldoc: Reform
:oldoc: Missnia
:oldoc: "Original"
:oldoc: Mathieu (metal)
:oldoc: Waterbury


Broken Ocarinas
:brokenoc: None!
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Hind Double Sweet Potato
Ocflute
Woodsound
Spencer Double
Pacchioni Classic & Quadrupla-P
Focalink AC Triple Forte
Gosselink
Menaglio Do 7
Purple Clay Triple
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spoonyspork
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:21 pm #15

Stephen Bobchin wrote:I have merged the two recent threads about the bull ocarinas
Bah, you moved it while someone I'm pretty sure has bought one was posting. I hope they see where it was moved XD

How about you? Did it take a month for you (not factoring in weird shipping problems to bases)? :)
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Læty
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:22 pm #16


Indeed, a good idea. I have thought about that, yesterday.

A thread like the one I try to do on Gosselink: I always edit the first post to complete information.

Data about Taobao and especially "the bull", which seems to stand out among other Taobao's ocarinas, are too fragmentary, need a clear and complete thread-database! (and official feedbacks/reviews).

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:ocarina: Gosselink AG
:ocarina: Dinda AF
:ocarina: Zin BC
:ocarina: Hind BC
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spoonyspork
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:24 pm #17

Wollemi Pine wrote:I've been using Henry as my agent. I think my first order took about 3 weeks, which included two ocarinas, one of them being a Bull ocarina. I have another order in right now, and I'm expecting about the same wait time. The agent has to buy and receive the ocarinas on your behalf from taobao, and then after receiving all the items, he then turns around and ships them to you.
Hmm, was that three weeks total or three weeks just to get to Henry?
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Læty
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:26 pm #18

wrote:Bah, you moved it while someone I'm pretty sure has bought one was posting. I hope they see where it was moved XD
That was me. Fortunately, I have understood the process ^^

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:ocarina: Gosselink AG
:ocarina: Dinda AF
:ocarina: Zin BC
:ocarina: Hind BC
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Wollemi Pine
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:28 pm #19

Three weeks to get the order once I placed it. Henry responded to my emails right away. There was a few days of email exchange before placing the order, since I was asking a lot questions about the process and the cost involved.
[+] Some Ocarinas I Own

Multi-Chamber Ocarinas
Pacchioni Tripla-P C5 (Bass)
Triple Huaca
Bon Solist Triple
Dinda Double AC
Dinda Triple AC
Maparam Triple


Transverse Ocarinas (Sweet Potato)
:aria: Aria, Tenor C
Aria, Alto G
:muse: Songbird Muse (Eb & F)
Songbird Dragon Tooth, 13-hole (D)
Zin: Soprano C, Tenor C (Bass)
Hamlett, Alto C
Epicai Crab Claw (E)

Spoony AC
CJ AC
Dreambirth Abstract Bass
Robert Hickman AC

Inline Ocarinas
Hind Tenor F
Mountain Aluminum G


Pendant Ocarinas
Whistleworks Killer Whale
STL Mouse


Vintage Ocarinas
:oldoc: Fiehn: C1, B2, E4.5, D5 (1877 stamp), C6, A7.5, G9, C13, G17
:budrio: Chiesa
:budrio: Canella
:oldoc: Teschner
:oldoc: Old Glory: C, G
:oldoc: Gretsch: C, G
:oldoc: EWA: F
:oldoc: Guido Bondi (GB)
:oldoc: Hopf
:oldoc: Reform
:oldoc: Missnia
:oldoc: "Original"
:oldoc: Mathieu (metal)
:oldoc: Waterbury


Broken Ocarinas
:brokenoc: None!
[+] Wish List

:budrio: Vintage Ocarinas (PM me if you have any for sale)
Maparam Ocarinas (PM me if you have one for sale)
fm12692's Bass
Hind Double Sweet Potato
Ocflute
Woodsound
Spencer Double
Pacchioni Classic & Quadrupla-P
Focalink AC Triple Forte
Gosselink
Menaglio Do 7
Purple Clay Triple
Osawa Forte Triple
ABC Notation Primer Guide - Learn how to easily create sheet music and ocarina tabs
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spoonyspork
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July 22nd, 2012, 2:31 pm #20

Okie, thanks guys ^.^

Going to ....... *try* and explain this to the agent. Perhaps I should have trusted the random guy at hotmail more, lol XD
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