Miniwax in Australia

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Miniwax in Australia

Postby Aussie048 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:19 pm

Can anyone point me in the right direction to be able to buy Miniwax Wipe on Poly, Clear Satin, Oil based in Australia.

Even an online store that will export to Australia

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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Brian077 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:29 am

Geoff,
just glanced at my Miniwax can, and it says imported by Woolworths.

might be a good lead to investigate.
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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Aussie048 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:38 am

Brian

No joy there. Dead end. Woolworth did own Masters Hardware and Masters is no more here. Bunnings used to sell it.

Did you get a respose from Miniwax Australia.

The other issue to getting it imported is that little red sticker on your can which in full read Flammable Liquid 3

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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Aussie048 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:13 pm

I have managed to contact Minwax Australia which I think is run out of the USA.

I have foind out that Miniwax has been renames to Minwax

There Minwax Product Support says:-

Unfortunately, we don't have access to information regarding overseas distributors. However, our International Sales Team may be able to assist you further. I am therefore forwarding your request to them for further, possible assistance. It will be up to them to assist you further.

Well wish me luck, I think I will need it. :angry-banghead:

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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Aussie048 » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:14 pm

Miniwax or Minwax wipe on ploy oild based clear satin is not available in Australia unfortunately. The only option is to export from the USA.

At a cost of AUD $16.29 for a pint and here is the killer. With shippimg comes to a total of AUD $82.65
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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Eddie » Tue May 09, 2017 4:30 am

Hey howya goin Aussie048 mate, you can get it from EBay
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MINWAX-COMPA ... SwCQZZEJOD
only $36.65 AUD free shipping to Australia :character-yoshi:
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Re: Miniwax in Australia

Postby Aussie048 » Tue May 09, 2017 4:58 am

Hi Eddie

Brian and I have been chasing the oil based wipe on poly and gave up after a week or so.

Unfortunately this is the water based one.

Master used to import it into the country and since then it is impossible to get the oil base.

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