[Vwdiesel] OT: Shipping windows and a bumper

Area31 Research Facility stephensrw at stn.net
Tue Aug 16 23:08:13 EDT 2005


If you plan to ship those items UPS (pronounced 'oops'), smash the windows
and put the glass dust in a plastic bag inside a cardboard box.  You will
get the same product at the receiving end that you would sending whole
windows and will save volumetric charges on shipping.

You might have to be more creative pre-folding the bumper.

If anyone thinks I'm trying to be funny, they are mistaken.

Well that just about covers my thoughts on shipping.


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Cook" <vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com>
To: <audi-vw-diesels at yahoogroups.com>; "diesel list" <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 10:09 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] OT: Shipping windows and a bumper

> Hey all, I've got some windows and an old Rabbit
> bumper I'm gonna put up on ebay...
> Just curious what the best way to ship it would be?
> Including packaging, especially the windows.
> I'm thinking the bumper can just have the label
> slapped directly to it.  I might cover the ends with
> cardboard, but I really only think that is all it
> needs.
> For the windows, all I can come up with without making
> the package super heavy would be several layers of
> cardboard marked FRAGILE and insurance required.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> David
> David Cook
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