Actually some of them do John. The times I used them, helping load up was no
problem for them. I actually had one pick up some mono band yagis once from CA
and the guy even marked parts and disassembled them for me before loading them
into his trailer. I paid him a little extra for it. Will you get this service
from the big guns? No chance.
By the way, U-ship haulers are all insured so if your load gets damaged, you
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> On Jul 7, 2015, at 6:16 AM, "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On the A&E U-Ship TV show the drivers were responsible for loading and
> unloading. I guess it is not like that in real life.
> John KK9A
> To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Freight charges when shipping towers
> From: Bryan Swadener via TowerTalk <email@example.com>
> Reply-to: Bryan Swadener <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2015 07:13:17 +0000 (UTC)
> I've also used uship. For those not aware, it's like ebay except, the bids go
> DOWN. Also, you're not required to accept any bids. I used it to connect
> with a
> semi-retired fellow with a light pickup and a small equipment trailer to haul
> my UST TX472 about 1000 miles. The bill was about $1/mile.
> As with any shipper, loading and unloading is done by someone else. In my
> the seller had access to a fork lift. I did not, and instead had a local auto
> towing company setup to drop it in my front yard. I had the hauler inform me
> when he was as far out as the towing company needed for lead time. As it
> out, the wait was only a few minutes. I then used a pair of homebrew
> to move the tower into my back yard, and later, move the tower into place
> the base was ready.
> vy 73,Bryan WA7PRChttp://www.tinyurl.com/wa7prc-tower
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