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First Gaia order 1 month 1 day ago #32612

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Just got my first gaia order today. 1 oz. Red kapuas hulu, 1 oz Green MD, and 5 grams 20x powdered maeng da extract. They also threw in a free 1 oz. Purple 8-1 which I knew nothing about until the free sample looked it up and cant wait to try it! First let me say the shipping was extremely quick. Ordered on fri around 5 pm and got it on mon morning. I have only tried the RKH so far about 4-5 grams and absolutely great quality. I normally take k-shots. I know this is frowned upon, extremely expensive , and can mess up your tolerance so I had to go back to where I first started with the powder. The dosage of RKH i just took has me feeling better than the k-shots and way cheaper. I cant wait to try the others so I can find out which I like best and buy in bulk. I'm glad that I chose gaia. The quality, fast shipping, and free sample were enough for me to make my first post and shop with them from now on. A couple of questions has anyone else been this satisfied with gaia? Should I always expect good quality or are they hit and miss sometimes? And lastly what other strains would you suggest trying from them? Thanks.
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First Gaia order 1 month 1 day ago #32613

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Hey there , happy you posted your experience about Gaia,

They were one of the first vendors I ordered from. At first I was very happy by the price and quality, ordered maybe 4x total, my first order was the best and the other three I was a bit less stoked on them. I also keep in mind that batches varies and some strains just don’t hit home. Please know that I’m not painting them in a negative light.. After communicating with the owner a few times I can’t say that he gave much mind to answering my questions I had about product quality and consistency. Which led me to searching out different vendors that gave me more depth and care of communicating with me,

I say if your happy then that’s the most important aspect of your experience,

As ive gone further down the path of my Kratom regimen I have found that trying out different vendors, finding the ones that are effective and that meets my needs and building good relationships with them has many benefits. Different vendors, different source of kratom ... different alkaloid profile .. you find a few strains that you continue to go back to and rotate between your favorite vendors .

It’s a process of discovery and it’s great when you find a source/ sources that hit home consistently

Happy trails my friend
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First Gaia order 1 month 14 hours ago #32623

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Hi GOE,
I've had the same exact experience as the previous poster. I enjoyed one strain quite a lot but the others didn't do it for me. Customer service was not a help. I would order from them again if the owner gave a rats ass about the 3 other varieties that I purchased and was unhappy with. They do not honor returns or satisfaction, that I can say for certain.

Even though he is a bit cheaper than others, buy small first because you may also experience what others have. Since you found one that you like, you may just add that one into your rotation. I often buy from a variety of vendors to keep things new and fresh.

I'm not one to typically hold a grudge so I may consider trying them again but it'll certainly be at my own risk.
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First Gaia order 1 month 13 hours ago #32625

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Thanks for the feedback guys. Sounds kinda like they may really try to make first time customers happy then not care. I'll still stick w them until they give me a reason not to. I was debating between them and happy hippo and went with them. Any experience w hh?
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First Gaia order 1 month 11 hours ago #32627

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Unfortunately, GAIA's prices recently doubled. They went from 'really reasonable' to nearly "Happy Hippo" level. And they disabled coupons, too.

I hope they can work things out with their supplier sooner than later - for their sake.
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First Gaia order 1 month 10 hours ago #32628

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I’ve krdered through happy hippo only once, took me some time to build up the courage to pay the price which is not cheap... I only ordered an oz of elite green md, and they sent me a few small samples as I explained I didn’t have a huge pocket book.

I’ll start with their customer service : top notch , very nice and willing to help

Products : the elite green md didn’t hit home for me, but I’ve read from customer reviews that they do have great products , the one I got just wasn’t quite what I had hopped for

Samples: can’t exactly remember the samples that were given but 1-2 out of 3 I’d say were better than the elite and not bad ..but still wouldn’t be able to purchase the amount to cover my needs cause of price

I don’t have alot of money to spend so I hoped my experience could of been better, but as I only ordered once a received a very small amount, can’t give them a fair shakedown as far as quality product

I look for quality consistent at a afforadable price , user mileage may vary as far as that goes..

My comfort zone is between 75$- 100$ a kilo .

While sometimes I order something and it’s not what I hoped for, ( I pretty much always get a split of sorts)I set it aside and try another strain that was part of my split kilo order. Sometimes down the road what didn’t work as good in the beginning works better later on. And then ofcourse you can always make blends in increase efficacy and turn it into a rounded winner
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First Gaia order 4 weeks 1 day ago #32648

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Somethingsacredgoinonhere wrote: I’ve krdered through happy hippo only once,


They were the first place I bought from, about a year ago, before I found ILK.com. Success varied for me.....but it was also all so new to me, I didn't really know what I was looking for regarding effects and what not.

Once i realized there were places that were more reasonably priced with perfectly fine product....I was done with HH. I still get their emails, but holy crap even their sale prices are high. You're right, though. Their customer service is outstanding. I'm just not a believer anymore in the "our prices are higher because we have GREAT quality Kratom" shtick. No offense to them. I just know too much about Kratom to believe in that marketing position.

I do occasionally buy from Kratom Eye and they are expensive, too, but I like some of their additional non-kratom products so it's worth an occasional splurge.
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