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Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian24 Aug 2012 8:27 a.m. PST

I am often amused at the travels boxes in which I receive figures have had – they are often better travelers than I. As I peel away the multiple layers of address labels and tape, I've seen boxes that started say, from Eureka in Australia, carrying presumably figures to a guy in Norway who used the box to send something to someone in Chicago, who used the box to send something to someone in San Diego, who used it to ship something to Harrisonburg which receiver then used it do send me some nice Greek Hoplites.

I cannot help smile to think about what must have filled that cube each time.

Chef Lackey Rich Fezian Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 8:59 a.m. PST

I've had one package go back and forth between a repeat commission customer and myself five times now. It's getting a little tatty, but I think I can eke another pass out of it. :)

richarDISNEY Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 9:34 a.m. PST


Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member24 Aug 2012 10:24 a.m. PST

Very green.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 6:27 p.m. PST

When you get a good shipping box you hold onto it in order to use it again.

Rapier Miniatures Inactive Member25 Aug 2012 2:19 a.m. PST

Boxes for figures shipping are hard to find, so you reuse them (or use them as long term lead mountain storage, that works too.

CorSecEng Inactive Member09 Jan 2013 12:18 p.m. PST

I always destroy the old labels before attaching new ones. Don't need the names of my suppliers getting out into the wild :)

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