Did I get an authentic E3D v6, or a cheap clone?

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  1. Randino

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    I ordered both a Titan extruder and the E3D v6 hotend ("all metal… full kit") from amazon. The extruder came in what looks like an official E3D box, and included "documentation" (a card with a URL for a webpage).

    However, the v6 hot end hand came in a plain brown box, with parts grouped in plain plastic bags. No paperwork or packaging indicated E3D. There is a silicone "sock" with E3D on it, but that wouldn't be hard to replicate.

    How do I know if I received an authentic kit? For the price you pay, I was expecting a hologram, or at least official looking packaging. The Amazon seller was 3DMakerWorld.
     
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    It's pronounced 'haribo' :p
     
  5. Dan Halsall

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    I can confirm that 3DMakerWorld are a genuine reseller.
     
  6. Randino

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    Great, and this is the expected packaging from genuine sellers?
     
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    Hi Randino,

    This is the same packaging as you would get from us directly. The only difference would be that it would be in a brown box with E3D on it rather than a plain brown box.

    Dan
     
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    Thanks, I have replied with these details to a similar question asked about this item on Amazon.
     
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    This is exactly how mine came from Amazon. I was worried about this as well until I saw the sock. I don't know if the clones come with a sock or not, but this is the exact same packaging I received.
     

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