|[AMRadio] Re: shipping: Delta ASM-1|
crawfish at surfmore.net
Sat Jul 22 17:24:15 EDT 2006
We have a place in Athens, AL which is part of a franchise. It is called
PakMail. I am sure there are oher locations. I have been real pleased with
them myself, although, as all have noticed,cost of shipping has gone up.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Lawson" <jpl15 at panix.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 3:57 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
> > 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
> 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
> John KB6SCO
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