[AMRadio] RE: [BOATANCHORS-TEMPE] Shipping etc.


jeremy-ca km1h at jeremy.mv.com
Sun Nov 25 14:07:33 EST 2007


I refer to them as FedWrex. Ive pretty much stopped Ebay buying from sellers 
that insist on using them.

The last one was a mint 1928 Philco 511 radio and speaker. Both double 
boxed. The radio got dented and the speaker totally destroyed.

Still fighting for payment.

Carl
KM1H


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Peters" <rwpeters at swbell.net>
To: <w7prv at teleport.com>; "AM" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>; "Boatanchors" 
<boatanchors at listserv.tempe.gov>
Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2007 1:32 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] RE: [BOATANCHORS-TEMPE] Shipping etc.


> Hi Fred and Group...You
> mention Fed X as the preferred
> shipper. BEWARE, Fed X has a
> policy that anything that is
> not NEW or OLD stuff that we
> all love has a $100 limit on
> Insurance Payback. I took a
> DX100 to have shipped when the
> packing company showed me the
> FED X rules on antiques and
> old stuff. She said even if
> you pay for $1000 insurance
> that they will only pay $100
> of it. Needless to say we used
> UPS and had no problems  DX100
> arrived safely...
>
>
> Very Best 73's
> Bob W1PE
> The Voice of Mesquite
> www.w1pe.com
>
> "Money is only temporary, but
> radios are forever" - Jim
> Little aka "the old dog"/K5BAI
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boat Anchor Owners and
> Collectors List
> [mailto:BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.T
> EMPE.GOV] On Behalf Of FRED
> HOLNAGEL
> Sent: Sunday, November 25,
> 2007 12:08 PM
> To:
> BOATANCHORS at LISTSERV.TEMPE.GOV
> Subject: [BOATANCHORS-TEMPE]
> Shipping etc.
>
> Good day list. I'm glad to
> find out there are new
> regulations on parcel services
> from USPS. I've been inactive
> for awhile. I agree Fed-Ex is
> probably the preferred shipper
> on larger items within the
> U.S. I can not stress,
> however, the importance of
> proper packaging. Using all of
> the services available
> domestic and foreign, I have
> shipped over 2000 packages
> worldwide in the past 7 years
> with no damages. I think those
> of us with good shipping
> results should get together,
> compare notes and make them
> available to those who have
> not been so lucky! Some of my
> items have been expensive
> accoustic  musical instruments
> and transmitting tubes. I do
> not trust commercial
> packagers, the only good thing
> about them is that they bear
> the insurance claims!  Fred
> W7PRV
>
>
> FRED HOLNAGEL
> w7prv at teleport.com
> Why Wait? Move to EarthLink.
>
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