If there’s no free trade of goods between the UK and EU (and at the moment the political will makes it seem that there will be) we will ship the non-UK units from China to the Netherlands or another EU country and distribute them from there.
We will definitely not ship from the UK if this means that our backers have to pay tariffs.
Anyone in the South getting a machine? I am based in Stuttgart but I will have to wait until September to get my machine. I would love to get the opportunity to see the machine work a little bit earlier 🙂
Maybe I can visit GIS in Düsseldorf?
Il semblerai que les Allemands, soient plus communicants que les Français, …
Bravo pour vos échanges.
Si quelqu’un a déjà expérimenté une Kniterate, a défaut de contacts en France, je me déplacerai peut-être en Allemagne …
Ça peut-être l’occasion de découvrir le pays 😉
I will receive my machine (3rd batch) approx. next spring and I am living in Berlin-Charlottenburg. I asked for delivery to a piano transport company, since I just learned that 4-6 strong men are needed to transport those almost 300 kg (incl. box). Also the machine should under no circumstances be carried other than horizontal. I suppose this would overcharge usual DHL-people 🙁 Anyway, the piano transport company will make an appointment with me.
There are two things I am worried about: The weight (210 kg plus yarn plus table) and the noise (up to 84 decibel, as far as I remember what Anne told me when I looked at the machine in London last week). I have no idea how to manage it in my old building flat (how much will the floor be able to carry per square meter?!) and with neighbours around me. Already thinking about a huge ugly sound box but …
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