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Old 11-23-2009, 10:45 PM
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Default Ship your converter for $13.95

Just a heads up:

The good 'ol USPS has a box with a Priority Mail flat-rate of $13.95 that you can ship up to 70 lbs anywhere, as long as it fits in the box. The box measures 12" x 12" x 6". It is perfect for shipping out a torque converter because the dimensions are just right. I just protected the hub, added a little padding and off she goes this morning. Also, the USPS hand sorts all Priority Mail so the chances of your shipment being roundhouse kicked a la Chuck Norris style are probably less than if you went with UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.

I have a 9" non-lock Art Carr stall converter that I had to ship off. As far as converters go, that one is a lightweight, weighing in at just over 27lbs. At that weight, it would have been $57 to ship. I could only imagine how much a 12" lock-up would cost. Link below:

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I believe a lockup 12" should weight about 40 lbs.
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Sadly, this may no longer be valid. The "large" box from the postal service is now only 12" x 12" x 5.5". It used to be 12" x 12" x 8". It will not fit an entire stock size converter anymore due to not having enough depth in the box.
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