Erik_
Ok cool! I forgot the priority mail ones were same price
Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:00am

regardless of weight. "If it fits. it ships".

  • It's kinda heavy... - Puckdropper, Mon Jun 20 2022 12:57am
    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)
    • Ok cool! I forgot the priority mail ones were same price- Erik_, Thu Jun 23 2022 1:00am
      • Or "how to get people to pay more for the same thing" - Puckdropper, Sun Jun 26 2022 12:00am
        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
          • Yep, it's the trade off. Easy != Cheap - Puckdropper, Sat Jul 02 2022 5:01am
            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...
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