Craig's right in the ceramic fuses being a little less common. I just ordered some online today because I couldn't find anything but glass ones anywhere near by and they were the wrong amp at that. So, it's not just in the U.S.A. I wound up having to buy a pack of fifty of the damn things because, to buy two (from the U.S.) the store owners were charging FORTY THREE DOLLARS for postage.... on a four dollar item. My fifty cost me $8 including P&H. So, if anyone needs a 6x30mm 12A fuse, just yell