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#5566053 - 03/31/12 05:57 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: Boozad]
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 Originally Posted By: Boozad
 Originally Posted By: TupennyConan
Where's Boozad?


\(shrug\)


Hooray, there he is !
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#5566063 - 03/31/12 06:01 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: Boozad]
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 Originally Posted By: Boozad
 Originally Posted By: TupennyConan
Where's Boozad?


\(shrug\)


\:o

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#5652056 - 05/04/12 12:04 PM Re: Maybe The Wrong Place But... How To Pack Your Books For Shipping [Re: MR.COMICBOOK]
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#5693373 - 05/18/12 10:28 AM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: Boozad]
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I pack with bubble envelopes (had one seller on ebay ship to me in a manilla envelope, with just bags on the books, eek!) and reuse the cardboards I get from other sellers. Always pretty much boarded and bagged.

Nothing worse than raw books being sent through any mail system without at least some padding and protection. Over the years, have received some books ruined by poor packing.
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#5696384 - 05/19/12 03:17 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: Passport Comics]
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didnt want to start a new thread about shipping so, how much do people on the board usually charge for shipping when it goes overseas from the us? i want to give fair prices but dont want to eat it on shipping. thanks
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#5696497 - 05/19/12 04:17 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: youmechooz]
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 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
didnt want to start a new thread about shipping so, how much do people on the board usually charge for shipping when it goes overseas from the us? i want to give fair prices but dont want to eat it on shipping. thanks
It varies by weight and destination - go to USPS.com after you've made a sale, and you can figure it out exactly.
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#5696526 - 05/19/12 04:49 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: lizards2]
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#5696665 - 05/19/12 06:12 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: youmechooz]
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 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
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As you ship elsewhere a few times, you'll learn the ropes. Most international stuff goes to the frostbacks up in Canada. You can still box ship 1-2 books there for about $5-6, and I just box shipped 7 books with backing boards there yesterday for $9. Everywhere else is likely to be way expensive. I'll frequently tell buyers that I'll box the books up, then give them a shipping quote. International buyers usually know what typical postage costs will be, and are not surprised.

One option I give to reduce shipping costs is to put two books per bag and board. Backing boards weigh a bunch, and cost to ship.

God bless the buyers of Canada - I think I ship more books there than to the USA lol
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#5745213 - 06/05/12 05:14 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: lizards2]
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#5753856 - 06/08/12 12:12 PM Re: How To Pack Your Books For Shipping - by Boozad [Re: lizards2]
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 Originally Posted By: lizards2
God bless the buyers of Canada - I think I ship more books there than to the USA lol



That's because it's too treacherous to venture outside our igloos 350 days of the year!


But really, it's just because there isn't much selection up here. I live in a city of 500k, we have two stores that sell comics...


One is actually decent, but only sells new releases, once they're gone they're gone, they don't deal in anything older.

The other is 1/3 comics, the rest dungeons and dragons, MTG, and those little war hammer guys. Again, they only deal with new stuff...


I'd say 90% of my collection is from the states \:\(

Once in a while I'll find another Canadian seller online or on eBay, but it's fairly rare.

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