Re: [CR]Help re shipping rims


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From: Steve Leitgen <sleitgen@charter.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Help re shipping rims
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 17:06:31 -0500
To: Raymond Dobbins <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com>
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I've had luck shipping rims, one per, sandwiched between two sheets of cardboard. What you have is a square taco shell with the rim as the meat. There may be a lot of naysayers out there but the good old USPS has done me good.

Maybe I'm just lucky.

Steve Leitgen La Crosse, WI

On Oct 17, 2005, at 4:51 PM, Raymond Dobbins wrote:
> i need to ship several pairs of (on-topic) rims. i only have a couple
> of boxes and i have to figure out how to get or make more boxes. before
> going out and finding a place to buy plain cardboard sheets, i thought
> i'd ask y'all for any alternative shipping suggestions.
>
> has anyone shipped rims without putting them in a box? i think the
> post office will accept them, so it would just be a matter of wrapping
> them with protective material. any horror stories about this method?
>
> if there is any other tip, technique or secret method that you can
> share with me, i will appreciate it.
>
> thanks in advance
>
> ray dobbins
> miami florida