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    Quote Originally Posted by CopperheadDave View Post
    Yes I am selling them. I started boxing them up and cant believe the weight to them. I cant see much money in it after shipping or am I wrong?
    I guess that would depend on what you consider much money and how you are shipping them and or who you are selling them to.



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    Give Gorven a call. He is a good man to help with reasonable shipping costs.

    Quote Originally Posted by CopperheadDave View Post
    Yes I am selling them. I started boxing them up and cant believe the weight to them. I cant see much money in it after shipping or am I wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PartTimeScrapper View Post
    I guess that would depend on what you consider much money and how you are shipping them and or who you are selling them to.
    Very true!! I like your prices and feedback. What is the cheapest way to ship to you? I was thinking usps flat rate boxes

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    Quote Originally Posted by CopperheadDave View Post
    Very true!! I like your prices and feedback. What is the cheapest way to ship to you? I was thinking usps flat rate boxes
    That's how I do it. I hold on to all my more-than-scrap stuff until I can fill up a large flat rate with harddrives, ram, and CPUs. (taking care to pack reasonably well... I usually just put a paper towel between layers of HDs, seems to do the job... and I wrap ram and CPUs into a paper towel burrito and fit them in between the HDs in the gap in the middle of the box.

    If there's any room to spare I stuff in the highest value scrap I have on hand: fibos, scrap ram, scrap CPUs, etc.

    The goal is to pack the box so tight with contents and packing material that nothing rattles around when you shake the box. Shake it hard, cuz the postal workers will. They don't have time to mollycoddle your packages.
    Out of clutter, find simplicity. --Albert Einstein

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    More than scrap value hard drives can be tricky and if your not careful, can actually cost you. I know roughly what my per pound shipping costs are, what a desktop and laptop HDD weighs. Combine that with the current pricing and there are some smaller desktop HDD that aren't worth shipping, even if they still work. I have a thermaltake 2 Black X Duet (2 drive) hard drive dock. I can plug in desktop and laptop SATA drives to see if they come up. This allows me to at least pick out some of the drives that will not pass. Current scrap hard drive prices are less than my shipping cost. My last load, I didn't do this. I was hoping that it was just my docking station that was acting up. Would up costing me a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mthomasdev View Post
    More than scrap value hard drives can be tricky and if your not careful, can actually cost you. I know roughly what my per pound shipping costs are, what a desktop and laptop HDD weighs. Combine that with the current pricing and there are some smaller desktop HDD that aren't worth shipping, even if they still work. I have a thermaltake 2 Black X Duet (2 drive) hard drive dock. I can plug in desktop and laptop SATA drives to see if they come up. This allows me to at least pick out some of the drives that will not pass. Current scrap hard drive prices are less than my shipping cost. My last load, I didn't do this. I was hoping that it was just my docking station that was acting up. Would up costing me a little.
    What he says is true. Right now if your using USPS for shipping for the drives I would probable stick to 500gb and higher.

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