[Amps] Shipping Costs

Joe nss at mwt.net
Wed Mar 1 08:56:44 EST 2017

And if you are shipping overseas, unless you have more money than you 
know what to do with the post office is the best way to go.

Where one of my clock boxes I can ship via UPS, DHL, Fed-EX, will cost 
close to 300 bucks to do,  shipping it via the USPS, on the average 50 
to 60 bucks.

The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 3/1/2017 2:37 AM, Jim Brown wrote:
> I've shipped a lot of used gear (and other stuff) by USPS, UPS, and 
> FedEx. With all of them, I do my own packing. I save the good boxes 
> and good packing materials that I receive (there is a special place in 
> hell for shippers who use those f#%king packing peanuts). I have more 
> boxes and packing material than I can ever use. :)
> With UPS and FedEx, I fill out shipping paperwork, pay online, print 
> my own documents, tape them to the package, and drop the package off 
> at one of their locations (or hand them to a FedEx or UPS driver).  
> Their websites are very easy to use. I take boxes I'm shipping via 
> USPS to the post office, let them compute the postage (and advise me 
> as to the best way to ship), and pay them. NONE of these locations 
> charge for handling that package.  For most stuff, my preferred 
> shipper is USPS. I may be lucky, but I've never had a problem with 
> anything I've shipped with any of those shippers.  If you're paying to 
> use those shipping locations, you're ignorant, or lazy, or you've got 
> a job and your time is worth more than mine.  I'm retired. :)
> 73, Jim K9YC
> On Tue,2/28/2017 6:20 PM, Tom Osborne wrote:
>> Some of these smaller stores just use UPS to bring in customers.  The 
>> UPS
>> store is in it to make a profit after paying their employees. Not the 
>> best
>> way to ship.
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