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Old 05-14-2008, 09:38 PM
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Which shipper takes better care of your model kit, materials and accesory orders?
Old 05-14-2008, 11:39 PM
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I haven't seen any of the mail order places giving any choices. However they ship seems to work well. I haven't ever had anything lost or broken except one canopy years ago.
Old 05-15-2008, 05:25 AM
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i have had rtf planes shipped to me via greyhound at a very reasonable cost with no damage whatsoever. an excellent choice for larger items.

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Old 05-15-2008, 10:55 AM
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greyhound is good, or the regular usps has really shaped up over the past 10 years in regards to handling.. but fedex is pure s*** i will never use fedex again if i can help it! they have lost/damaged more items (i do business on ebay, therefore ship often) than any other shipping service, plus their claims service is a joke, they try to exhaust you and make you give up on the claim, they are the 2nd worst overall company that i have ever delt with and the worst shipper in the nation! (of course this is my opinion, others may have had better experiences with them, but i doubt it!) if you ever have to file a claim with them you will hate them as well. when if you have to file a claim with usps or ups it is a straightforward process.
Old 05-15-2008, 08:43 PM
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So far a very interesting survey, well guys the big brown truck won't be stopping
at my house anymore, 3 canopy's from AirBorne and counting......The last one
when the driver got out of the truck he was grasping it and crushing the center
of the box. When I opened it in front of him he said, they should have packaged
it in a bigger box, as it was the box was 3 times the size of the canopy. Because
they are emplyee owned they don't give a crap about anything. Fed Ex Home
delivery service, Greyhound and the USPS are tops in my books, haven't had a problem
with any of those 3 in years.
Old 05-15-2008, 10:34 PM
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yeah but ups's claims service is an easy process compared to fedex.
Old 05-15-2008, 10:53 PM
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Wait until you try a claim with Greyhound. If it's over $300.00 you're s.o.l.

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