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With crypto picking up quite a bit, I am thinking of doing a bulk buy with some other forum members.

 

I personally want to get the Ledger Nano S for a start or the Trezor

 

The Ledger Nano S can store the following coins:

 

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Ripple, DodgeCoin, Zcash, Dash etc.

 

Ledger Nano S - https://www.ledgerwallet.com/products/ledger-nano-s

 

Trezor - https://trezor.io/

 

@BitcoinZAR are you able to bring these in or should we look at UPS/DHL shipping.

 

So far:

 

@Purply

@Spreadsheet Ranger (Plus 2 other IRL people.)

@Tyrone

@Wazar

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What is the rough costs we looking at? Shipping ect, obviously it will get cheaper if more people are keen.

 

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What is the rough costs we looking at?

 

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Ledger Nano S is 58.00 Euro excluding their TAX and excluding shipping.

 

Trezor is 89 Euro excluding their TAX and excluding shipping.

 

Not sure what shipping is all I know is I want to split it with others.

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I want I want I want

 

Not prepared to wait forever though, so are we doing this or not?

 

On the other hand it would probably just be easier and simpler to install my current wallet on usb drive and password protect it, or get a secondary smartphone that hidden somewhere in the house.

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I want I want I want

 

Not prepared to wait forever though, so are we doing this or not?

 

On the other hand it would probably just be easier and simpler to install my current wallet on usb drive and password protect it, or get a secondary smartphone that hidden somewhere in the house.

 

Yes we are, but realistically this will be either by the weekend or Monday there is a few others who said they will comment here by Friday.

 

On that note assume we go Ledger S, I will mail them and ask if we can pay in bitcoin then we all pay to BTC address A and then from that address we pay Ledger. (That way all is transparent.)

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Yes we are, but realistically this will be either by the weekend or Monday there is a few others who said they will comment here by Friday.

 

On that note assume we go Ledger S, I will mail them and ask if we can pay in bitcoin then we all pay to BTC address A and then from that address we pay Ledger. (That way all is transparent.)

 

How would you know who has made payment into BTC address A? Basically how would you tie payment back to an individual?

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How would you know who has made payment into BTC address A? Basically how would you tie payment back to an individual?

 

My thinking was if we are 10 people, then I will PM us all with the BTC address and then each one send a proof of payment to the group.

 

since none of us is here to make a buck, we simply just want a cheaper way to get the Ledger, I want to mail them and ask if they have bulk pricing for us.

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My thinking was if we are 10 people, then I will PM us all with the BTC address and then each one send a proof of payment to the group.

 

since none of us is here to make a buck, we simply just want a cheaper way to get the Ledger, I want to mail them and ask if they have bulk pricing for us.

 

Sounds good to me. Let me know when you're ready ... I've got a 3% promo code

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With crypto picking up quite a bit, I am thinking of doing a bulk buy with some other forum members.

 

I personally want to get the Ledger Nano S for a start or the Trezor

 

The Ledger Nano S can store the following coins:

 

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin, Ripple, DodgeCoin, Zcash, Dash etc.

 

Ledger Nano S - https://www.ledgerwallet.com/products/ledger-nano-s

 

Trezor - https://trezor.io/

 

@BitcoinZAR are you able to bring these in or should we look at UPS/DHL shipping.

 

So far:

 

@Purply

@Spreadsheet Ranger (Plus 2 other IRL people.)

@Tyrone

@Wazar

 

I got this from trezor today when I was inquiring about more trezors:

 

"Currently, however, the interest has been increasing with a staggering speed. The number of orders has reached heights, which were unimaginable last year. As a consequence, we will eventually not be able to meet the market demand for TREZORs.

 

We are therefore primarily focusing on increasing the production capacity during these summer months. As production does not scale so quickly, the rejuvenated supply will not be available until August 2017. Therefore, we had to take an anticipatory measure to ascertain that we retain an emergency level of stock:

 

All new bulk orders have an estimated shipping date in the middle of August 2017. The possibility of pre-payment is still available, in order to reserve a desired amount and a date of shipping. We will schedule the orders following order of the incoming payments and we will process them in "first in first out" manner. We deeply apologize for the delay and we are sorry we have had to take this measure."

 

So dont expect anything for a while from Trezor.

 

Ledger too have problems. Dont expect an order placed today to leave the factory before September, you can see this on a notice on their website. They said to me: "Unfortunately we don't have any item left and more than 10,000 orders in the queue and we will not be able to send it earlier."

 

I am sold out of trezor devices, and have some Ledger Nano S devices, but I am selling them at ridiculous prices.

 

The price of bitcoin has basically doubled since I ordered.....I paid in bitcoin, so to make sure I am not out of pocket, I have to sell it for at least what I paid. The next thing is the shipping and tax added onto that price, and then of course some profit.

 

I am selling them for 0.069 BTC which is approx R2650, which is about R1000 more than I wanted to sell them for originally.

 

The upside for the buyer is they can have the device in a 1-3 days if its during the week, delivered to your door by Aramex couriers (delivery is included).

 

At the moment there is so much demand, I can sell them for more and still sell all of the ones I have in a few days. I have not advertised them, and have only been informing people who emailed me and asked to be informed when some arrived, and now you guys.

 

Technically, your bitcoin can be secured without any cost if you use a decent mobile phone app such as Airbitz, Greenbits or Mycelium. The appeal of a hardware wallet is that it is secure, and really easy to use. If you want to secure your bitcoin on a web wallet, and be in control of your private keys, www.bitgo.com is really good.

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I am keen on a Ledger. Just wanted to ask, once you have one of these wallets, do you then transfer your current Bitcoin and Ether onto this wallet, if so is there a cost involved when doing this? I have small amount of Bitcoin in Luno and store Ether in Exodus, do you still do all your buying and selling on these platforms then transfer to hardware wallet? Does this not then incur extra costs? Sorry just trying to clarify things?

 

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I am keen on a Ledger. Just wanted to ask, once you have one of these wallets, do you then transfer your current Bitcoin and Ether onto this wallet, if so is there a cost involved when doing this? I have small amount of Bitcoin in Luno and store Ether in Exodus, do you still do all your buying and selling on these platforms then transfer to hardware wallet? Does this not then incur extra costs? Sorry just trying to clarify things?

 

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Yes, you transfer your bitcoin and Ether to the wallet. The cost to fund your wallet will probably be network fees on exodus, and luno, I am not sure if luno has a withdrawal fee too.

You can still use luno and exodus to buy bitcoin and Ethereum and then transfer it. You can also try ice cubed, they have just recently added Ethereum to their trading platform, so you can buy Ethereum with Rand (https://ice3x.com/eth-zar).

Storing your bitcoin on Luno or any exchange means you dont control the private keys, so you are relying on them to secure your bitcoin, which most exchanges do well, BUT there are times when exchanges do get hacked as they are prime targets. There is a saying that there are exchanges that have been hacked, and those that are going to be hacked.

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I want I want I want

 

Not prepared to wait forever though, so are we doing this or not?

 

On the other hand it would probably just be easier and simpler to install my current wallet on usb drive and password protect it, or get a secondary smartphone that hidden somewhere in the house.

 

True, a hardware wallet is secure and makes things really simple, but you can totally secure all your bitcoin and other crypto without spending a cent using stand alone wallets, or apps. It is not as elegant, easy to use, and pretty, but it works.

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Just heard back from Ledger.

 

 

Hello ,

 

We just got your message, thanks for writing in! 

 

For the past weeks, the growth of the cryptocurrency space has been incredible and demand for Ledger's product went through the roof.

 

This resulted into a massive order queue (there is currently a 6 weeks lead time on all our products) and in a very large number of customer support tickets (ranging from where is my order to questions about functionalities of our products, but also coin support requests, issues on transactions, devices etc). Normal questions and normal tickets but at a x10 scale minimum.

 

This sudden growth came a little bit surprise, and while we were already in the course of scaling our operations, it clearly wasn't enough.

 

As of today we have several hundreds of unresponded tickets with an already 48h waiting time. We are of course doing what we can, but we are severely failing at delivering a first class support regarding responses time.

 

Three new customer support agents are arriving in the coming days and it's going to help a lot. We are recruiting as fast as possible but it takes an incomprehensible amount of time.

 

We thank you for your patience and understanding while we are scaling our operations. Ledger's first goal has always been to deliver maximum customer satisfaction, and while we are clearly behind at the moment, these difficulties are only a by-product of our extraordinary growth, and not at all a lack of will.

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Screw it, I'm getting secondary smartphone, pin protect plus fingerprint protection should be more than sufficient.

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Is Exodus a secure wallet, any problems you know of?

 

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Screw it, I'm getting secondary smartphone, pin protect plus fingerprint protection should be more than sufficient.

 

Are you only wanting to secure bitcoin? I have an original ledger nano, for bitcoin only for 0.035. Its the last one I have, and they are not making anymore since the Nano S is the upgrade with a screen and multi currency.

If you are wanting to only secure bitcoin, its perfect, and very secure.

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Are you only wanting to secure bitcoin? I have an original ledger nano, for bitcoin only for 0.035. Its the last one I have, and they are not making anymore since the Nano S is the upgrade with a screen and multi currency.

If you are wanting to only secure bitcoin, its perfect, and very secure.

 

Thank you for the info and offer, however it will be for multiple currencies.

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