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      02-23-2009, 03:06 PM   #1
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How to ship KW-V1?

Hello, what is the best way to ship a KW-V1 to another state? what carrier, size of box, method? Thanks in advance!
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mine came in JUST the KW box from KW via fedex
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mine came in JUST the KW box from KW via fedex
haha are you serious? the box itself is pretty thin...
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mine came in JUST the KW box from KW via fedex
ohya by the way you should've got it from me... unless you have Xi
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newspaper makes excellent packaging material. I'd wrap the damper assembly a few times over with newspaper and tape, then tape the parts together so they don't bang into eachother during transit. Then use lots of crumpled newspaper to fill voids the box so that nothing moves around during shipping.
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ohya by the way you should've got it from me... unless you have Xi
i bought v2's, plus i got a deal that im sure no vendor/private seller could have gotten me.
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If your using the box it came in i'd suggest finding someone with a strapping machine and put a few around it! Congrats on finally selling em man...
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i bought v2's, plus i got a deal that im sure no vendor/private seller could have gotten me.
I bet you'll love it
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If your using the box it came in i'd suggest finding someone with a strapping machine and put a few around it! Congrats on finally selling em man...
Thanks! and ya finally!
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newspaper makes excellent packaging material. I'd wrap the damper assembly a few times over with newspaper and tape, then tape the parts together so they don't bang into eachother during transit. Then use lots of crumpled newspaper to fill voids the box so that nothing moves around during shipping.

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Fedex is cheaper than USPS if shipping from NY to TX?
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found the outer brown cardboard box that came with the KW box with some straps... Yay I think I am good to go now!
anyone know how much shipping will be?
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It cost me around 78 dollars to ship a suspension to CALI through UPS....
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It cost me around 78 dollars to ship a suspension to CALI through UPS....
ahh thanks Steve.. I think you've mentioned that once before.
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Used FedEX today for NY to TX, it was $52. Thanks!
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