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hay this is a guide to setting up a bhiner account to buy modelling supplies, kits, hard to find resin kits, photo etch, tools, decals, anything other than paint and liquids as postage from bhiner is always different types of airmail so no liquids or flamables. ok so taobao is a internal chinese selling website abit like ebay or amazon, the website is for china only, you can look on it but the sellers dont do international shipping, so you need a 3rd party agent (bhiner) to buy things. you can get just about anything and many things for modelling that are hard to find outside of china, alot cheaper than anywhere else. seam scrapers for £1, photo etch for £2, metal parts and thrusters about half price of ebay, decals for £2, ect ect. it is a gold mine for gundam and scifi modellers, but is useful for other types of modelling but not sure of how good the savings are for stuff related to your type of modelling. so il tell you how bhiner works then walk through the process. so after signing up to bhiner, you can buy items, they will be sent to bhiner and saved in their warehouse to build up a big package or send as soon as item gets to the warehouse. so after signing up to bhiner you can search for stuff you want on taobao using bhiner search bar or look directly on taobao, id say it is best to look on taobao as you can search easily in modelling shops, id suggest you use google chrome browser as they have a translate feature and after finding what you want you can copy and paste the taobao address of item into bhiner search bar to find and buy on bhiner. the bhiner website will ask for quantity and if there are options for item choose what you wish and "add to cart" now, once you have the item or items in cart, you can check out straight away or "quote items" which just means someone at bhiner will confirm the price before buying. once you have paid for item the order will be moved for the orders page. on the orders page will be a list of all the items that are on their way to the warehouse or at the warehouse(the items at the warehouse will have a photo next to them taken by bhiner staff showing the actual item) and when want your things posted to you just send them a message with what shipper you want to go with and they will get a quote pay that and you are done. something to note is when you pay for your postage you can alter the marked value of the package, last month i got a £300 package through customs with just a £14 customs charge, which would have been £72. hope this helps, it really isnt as confusing as it first looks.