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Whirlwind14 Nov 2014 2:27 p.m. PST

I may have to send a few bases of painted and based 6mm figures (Napoleonics on 60mm x 30mm bases) by post soon: does anyone have any suggestions as to the best ways of packing them for posting?

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP14 Nov 2014 3:12 p.m. PST

use rice or a small very dry cereal product (Quinoa
might suffice, but it is expensive).

GildasFacit Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Nov 2014 3:24 p.m. PST

I simply wrap them in bubble-wrap – enough to put about 3 layers all round. If the bases have pikes or lances I weave a paper support through the figures to stop pressure bending them too much.

After that I pack with a generous amount of shredded paper around them.

I've been sending them that way for some time now with very few (and only minor) problems – even as far away as Thailand (from the UK).

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