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Mailing magnets

Postby Susanbuckler » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:39 pm

Ok...magnets done...any suggestions on best way to send them? Does each one need to be individually wrapped to be safely mailed? Thanks for the advice
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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby JestersBaubles » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:13 pm

Depends upon the design. Consider that they will be boxed with 47 other pieces of glass and the boxers won't (and can't be expected) to wrap or otherwise package your piece so it does't get broken.

I placed all mine in little self-seal bubble wrap packages. In previous years, mine were fairly resilient slabs and I just put them in a 2x3" individual plastic (non-padded) bags.

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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby jkglassworks » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:20 pm

I divided them up into three baggies. So I had what looked kinda like three sticks of butter. Then I cinched the plastic baggies down and taped them onto themselves so that the glass didn't move around.
I wrapped these in the foam/paper type sheets that comes when you order glass sometimes.
Then I cinched that down and taped it onto itself.
then I suspended the whole thing in a medium flat rate box full of Styrofoam peanuts.
hope it gets there ok!

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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby JestersBaubles » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:55 pm

theglasswren wrote:I divided them up into three baggies. So I had what looked kinda like three sticks of butter. Then I cinched the plastic baggies down and taped them onto themselves so that the glass didn't move around.
I wrapped these in the foam/paper type sheets that comes when you order glass sometimes.
Then I cinched that down and taped it onto itself.
then I suspended the whole thing in a medium flat rate box full of Styrofoam peanuts.
hope it gets there ok!


But what about shipping back out? You have to remember your maglesses are going both ways.

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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby Susanbuckler » Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:26 pm

Dana
Can you give me your source for the small bags? I can't find small ones in small quantities. Thanks
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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby charlie » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:32 am

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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby JestersBaubles » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:56 pm

Susanbuckler wrote:Dana
Can you give me your source for the small bags? I can't find small ones in small quantities. Thanks
Susan


I bought 100 from Amazon. I figure I'll use the remaining half for my maglesses next year :)

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BVW ... UTF8&psc=1

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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby Susanbuckler » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:09 pm

Thanks Charlie& Dana
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Re: Mailing magnets

Postby Aviva » Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:20 pm

Wow! So glad I saw this before I mailed my magnets!! Bought those bubble pouches, and I feel far more confident that my magnets will reach their final destinations intact! :D

Thanks! And I'm really looking forward to seeing what everyone made!


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