[Coco] Is this a scam?

Neil Morrison neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Sun Apr 18 00:53:37 EDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard E. Crislip" <rcrislip at neo.rr.com>

> Well for what it's worth, I've shipped scores of items I've sold on
> via the USPS and prepaid the postage via their internet site. It
> went flawlessly. To weigh the parcels, I balanced the parcel on a
peice of
> four foot shelving and counter balanced with free weights for my
> set 8-). work great <grinning from ear to ear>. Besides, the USPS
was far
> less expensive than UPS or FedEx. After five pounds the UPS starts
to be
> more competitive.

For dense (not bulky) items FedEx is usually best above a certain
weight. If the items are printed matter or media mail USPS is usually
best. UPS is similar to FedEx but more expensive. AirBorne Ground is
supposed to be the cheapest if you have an account.


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