I found a large ham radio outfit here in CA who would, (for the right
customers, or course!), ship the empty box out state while the customer
carried off the goods. No one ever questioned why a 1.5 kW linear had a
shipping weight of only 10 lbs!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX" <RMcGraw@Blomand.Net>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 8:42 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion shipping
> Yes but that TENNESSEE sales tax adds a hefty 9.75% to the price. Lets
> $4295 + 9.75% is $4713.76! To avoid that, I have my radios shipped to our
> daughter in FL, she changes the label and sends it to me. Even after
> $50 to $60 in shipping charges I save ~ $350.00 and that's enough to buy
> mama a couple of dinners and theater tickets. And buys me "good graces"
> with a new radio.
> Bob, K4TAX
> In TENNESSEE
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <W4ABW@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 5:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion shipping
>> For those not living a real far piece from Eastern Tennessee or for those
>> planning a trip or vacation to the Great Smokies how about this for
>> worry about shipping damage.
>> Just drive in and pick up your radio in Sevierville. You would most
>> have to pay Tennessee sales tax, but you could get the shipping company
>> out of
>> the loop.
>> Those tourist plugs that come out of Gatlinburg say that the Smokies are
>> within a 6 hour drive of most all the population in the eastern US.
>> Hmmmmm, well maybe ?
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