Well, if you buy something light you can have it sent by ordinary mail and it should be cheap.
Originally Posted by jglass
For instance this items for repairing a Jobo machine have gone for a price that would certainly justify any kind of shipping expense, also by courier (being small, light items).
This item costed less, and with the margin you could maybe afford some courier shipping if the seller would not offer registered mail:
I bought my CPP-2 in Germany, or in France, shipped by courier to Rome. That's the kind of thing that I would not buy in Germany to ship in the US. But most items (like reels, tanks etc.) are light and don't cost much in shipping.