Ebay Packing Jobs

From: Scott Stevens <chenmel_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Sat Feb 12 18:27:59 2005

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 18:27:56 -0500
chris <cb_at_mythtech.net> wrote:

> >They should have packed the drive in air-popped popcorn. I've
> >shipped eBay items that way a few times. It's cheaper than styrofoam
> >peanuts and it's what they used to use for packing material. It's
> >important to isolate the protected item from the popcorn, of course,
> >in a sealed plastic bag.
> That actually holds up? I'd think it would crumble easier then foam
> peanuts.
> And does it help to salt and butter it first? :-)
> -chris
> <http://www.mythtech.net>

It's abslutely essential that it be air-popped. Nobody wants to receive
a package that smells like rancid vegtable oil.

As I said in an earlier message, this won't work for large heavy items.
Received on Sat Feb 12 2005 - 18:27:59 GMT

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