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post #1 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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Shipping advice

Any ship a soft top?
Which company would I use? UPS, FedEx, USPS...
How would I pack it?
I have my unlimited soft top for sale and I wouldn't mind shipping it to a fellow Jeeper but I'm not sure of the best way or what it would cost.

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Thanks, Monique.
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 08:50 AM
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Not 100% sure on this for everyone, but in my experience, when shipping big stuff, FedEx is usually cheaper. When I went to ship a spare tire cross-country, UPS wanted me to put it in a box, when I then went to FedEx, they took it as-is and were significantly cheaper to ship.

Just my $.02
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Not 100% sure on this for everyone, but in my experience, when shipping big stuff, FedEx is usually cheaper. When I went to ship a spare tire cross-country, UPS wanted me to put it in a box, when I then went to FedEx, they took it as-is and were significantly cheaper to ship.

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I just take the top there and have them package it?
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 09:49 AM
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I just take the top there and have them package it?
Or go to a shipping outlet/ box store. Whichever is more convenient. I also vote for Fed-X as they "seem" to take a little better care of packages, compared to UPS.

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The cheapest hands down should be USPS, they are also the slowest. They can also handle a soft top with no problem, the ORH soft tops ship from Canada to the states via USPS.

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be ready to pay, I shipped a Trektop from socal to chico (norcal) and it was 90 bucks from fedex, ups wanted 127 and usps was 87.
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-21-2011, 04:05 PM
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If I'm having something shipped from the US to Canada, I always prefer USPS, as they are the cheapest as far as customs is concerned.
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