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"Ice chewer's addiction fulfilled"

shipping from Louisville, Kentucky Austin, Texas for $227.93

5/7/2008
$227.93
Louisville, Kentucky
Austin, Texas
1041 mi.

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My name is K., and I am addicted to chewing ice. I make multiple daily trips to a local fast food restaurant famous for it's chewable ice. I realized the expense was too much, so I began looking for a machine for my house. I couldn't find a residential machine that made ice suitable for chewing, so I thought I was out of luck. While waiting for my daughter to have surgery, I found the perfect ice machine in the waiting room. I had given up the habit for lent, but I had to give in because of the availability and my nervousness. When I returned home, I was amazed to find a used machine exactly like the one in the hospital in my price range. Unfortunately, it was 1300 miles away, and the seller had no provisions for packing it or getting it shipped. I kept an eye on the item as it was relisted multiple times as I searched for a way to get it shipped. I called friends, family, family of friends, and I couldn't find anyone. UPS was going to cost me $450, but I still would have to have it packed up, and the seller did not have the ability to do it. Finally, I found uShip. I received a bid from mlp677 in my price range -- only $200. He was miraculously making monthly trips from the Kentucky area where the ice machine was located to my area in Texas. I was finally able to tell the seller I would buy it! I was excited. The shipper kept in touch and was very flexible on shipping times. He communicated all the instructions from the seller. He even helped lift it into it's final location. He was friendly and personable, and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Thanks to uShip, I'm able to fulfill my ice addiction without traveling any further than my own laundry room.

- Kellie C.
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