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Old 03-05-2007, 07:25 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Now that the holidays are over, if I ship out on a Monday - there is NO WAY my shipment would go past the weekend ANY WHERE in the U.S. - is there?

In this cold weather I don't want to repeat what happened last time in December with my box sitting in a Postal Truck over the weekend...... and getting cold.

What do y'all think?
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Old 03-06-2007, 04:19 AM   #62 (permalink)
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Now that the holidays are over, if I ship out on a Monday - there is NO WAY my shipment would go past the weekend ANY WHERE in the U.S. - is there?

In this cold weather I don't want to repeat what happened last time in December with my box sitting in a Postal Truck over the weekend...... and getting cold.

What do y'all think?
Hey Jim,

To completely rule it out would be IMO having a little to much confidence in the USPS. They usually deliver when promised but I have had priority shipments get lost in the mail for a week or more and it happens in no particular time frame.
Still I have to say that I like USPS best of all the shipping methods I have tried.

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So Glitch (Brian), if I use the 9 digit zip code I should be okay, correct?

And realizing that even with perfect packaging, there are no guarantees.

Maybe I can ship from my area with -20 degrees wind chill outside.
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i think best way is put it in fitler floss i dont even need to put water in,, jus seal the bag and dont let any air in
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Does the USPS ship priority packages during the weekend? Satuday is by far the best time for me to ship stuff, but I don't want it to sit at the post office all Sunday.
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well when i shipeed stuff out on saturday it gets there by monday or tuesday
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Is everyone using priority boxes to ship plants or are they using the prority cardboard envelopes with alot of padding. I noticed all the free boxes have flat rates of $8.10. I know the envelopes would be fine for mosses, but what about stems.
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I'm using ebay-box4 to ship plants and whatever else fits.....keep it under a pound and you'll only pay 4.05 for priority mail.
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I'm using ebay-box4 to ship plants and whatever else fits.....keep it under a pound and you'll only pay 4.05 for priority mail.
Thanks Glitch, that's helpful, I see USPS only offers that size on ebay. If you go to there site the only flat box is double that in price.
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http://shop.usps.com/webapp/wcs/stor...1635&langId=-1

This box is the same size as the one I use.
It's free and will cost you only 4.05 to ship if kept to a pound or less.
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