I don't mind shipping it. It'll fit in one of these boxes
Sun Jun 05, 2022 3:20am
around here. I'll have to take a look and see all that's there and figure out what the going rate is. Last I knew, it was the computer, some games (like 4), disk drive, and cassette player and cables to hook them up.
Not sure if you're looking to rehome locally though. I've been toying with the idea of picking up an Atari 800 for a bit now. A 400 would also work for what I'm looking to do (some basic programming and playing games). I was leaning towards the 800 mostly just for the fact it has a proper keyboard instead... more
I don't mind shipping it. It'll fit in one of these boxes- Puckdropper,Sun Jun 05 2022 3:20am
If it's too heavy, I'll put as much that fits into a Priority Mail flat rate box. I think it'll fit. Pirate Ship gives me access to commercial rates, so I can ship it UPS for quite a bit less than retail. (It's free, unlike stamps.com)
If you can, use a free Priority non-flat rate box and the rate will often be cheaper. It's just for dense things that flat rate makes sense. I think a large flat rate box runs about $18 to ship, I shipped some buildings last week in a larger box for only $11.
when selling on stuff like eBay too. If I know it will fit in this size flat rate box, I know the shipping will be exactly this price. I know in the past, I didn't have things packaged and weighed before I put them on eBay. I didn't bother doing that until the item actually sold. That said, I've... more
I usually weigh first, up the weight on eBay by at least one class (first class is up to 4 oz, then 8, 12, and 16) just in case things run a little heavier once packaged. But I'm not selling casually just slowly...