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shipping from Minburn, Iowa Sturgis, South Dakota for $130.00

9/5/2007
$130.00
Minburn, Iowa
Sturgis, South Dakota
644 mi.

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I sold an antique perm machine on ebay. I live in Iowa, and the buyer lived 600 miles away in Sturgis, SD. The item was listed as a "you have to pick it up" since it was about 5 1/2 feet tall, 2 ft wide by 2 ft deep. It was not too heavy, but it had bakelight clips (16 of them) that hang down from cords that are attached at the top of the machine. I called UPS to see if they could ship it, as the buyer didn't want to have to drive 1200 miles to pick it up, and was willing to pay to have it shipped. UPS was going to charge $275+ to ship it. I decided to check with ebay, and see what they recommended, and they had Uship. So I listed the shipment (this is the first time I have ever had to ship something this large), and sent out bid requests. I immediately started to get back declined requests. I was disheartened to say the least. Then about 2 days before the end of my listing, I got an email from SDDriver. They said they lived in the Sturgis area and would pick it up, but they were in the south and it would have to be a couple of weeks. They quoted me an excellent price (less than half of what UPS was going to charge), I checked with the buyer, and we were good to go. When they came to pick it up, they were so careful with the perm machine, packing it in blankets and taking extra care to keep it from bouncing or rolling (its on wheels). The buyer recieved it in perfect condition. I would recommend SDDriver, and have nothing but positive things to say about them and UShip. Becky

- Becky F.
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