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"Grandma's Cedar Chest"

shipping from Aubrey, Texas Cheyenne, Wyoming for $175.00

10/29/2007
$175.00
Aubrey, Texas
Cheyenne, Wyoming
947 mi.

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I had just recently picked up several items that once belonged to my Grandmother. One of which was an 80 year old cedar hope chest. Unfortunately, my car broke down on the trip home and I wasn't able to get everything into the rental car I had for the next leg of my journey (delivering the chest to my Mother in Wyoming). While in Wyoming the chest was at my house in Texas getting chewed up by 8 mo old lab puppies. Bummer!(No wonder I never get any of the family heirlooms.) A month later I found two beautiful chests to replace the other but had no plans to drive up to Wyoming again anytime soon(I prefer all my travel by air). I didn't know where to start to find a shipper. Your website saved the day. I got a really good rate, it wasn't the cheapest, but the other website said there could be extra fees etc added to the original estimate, so I accepted the one from Uship. When Mr Tindall arrived to pick up the chests he mentioned that his original load to Wyoming was cancelled so he was actually going to have to make an extra trip from Denver, Co up to Cheyenne, Wy, but he was honoring our agreement. I thought that was pretty great considering he wasn't going to make a dime for the load. A few hours later I got a hold of him somewhere near Amarillo, and told him that he could deliver the chest to my sister, who lives in Aurora, Co. It all worked out great. He was going to be in Denver on her day off,(that was the first hurdle) but she lives in a 3rd floor apartment instead of street level house and he'd have to help her get it upstairs. No problem! Dropping the chests at my sisters saved him an extra trip and several hours. Not to mention that much less fuel consumed and emmissions generated on our planet. Plus, my sister got first choice of the two chests, which made her happy. Now I just need to figure out what to do with an 80 year old cedar dog chewie.

- Terri D.
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