[AMRadio] Re: shipping: Delta ASM-1


I COLLECT TRAINS dr_johnnie_fever at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 22 17:03:05 EDT 2006


Guess i'll be packing it myself :) probably have fedex pick it up from the
house.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Lawson" <jpl15 at panix.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 4:57 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] Re: shipping: Delta ASM-1


>
>
> On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, W4AWM at aol.com wrote:
>
> > If it is boxed by a UPS store, I wouldn't give you two cents for its
chances
> > of safe arrival.
>
>    I can surely second that caution - if you want it sent, unwrapped,in a
> single-wall el-cheapo, half-taped cardboard box 3/4 filled with styrofoam
> peanuts - well, go ahead.
>
>    And as for what the local "UPS Store" wants for this 'service' (not to
> mention then handing it over to the UPS Gorilla Team) - I'd just as soon
> take a half-hour and do the packing myself.  Pretty much the same can be
> said for "FedEx/Kinkos" - if you can find one that will actually offer
> pack - ship.
>
>    Of course, to give credit where due - they are not supposed to be
expert
> electronic packers.  But, still - either do it properly yourself
> or locate a packing / crating / shipping service that can handle delicate
> radio stuff.  If I knew a nation-wide place, I'd list the name, but I
> always pack my own shipments - and I've sent fairly big Stuff all over the
> world.
>
>
>   Cheers
>
> John  KB6SCO
>
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