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buying equipment from ebay - and ups damage

updated fri 16 may 03


pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on thu 15 may 03

If having something shipped as may be damaged in falling off
the conveyor belts of the does well to write, or
have the Shipper wirte, in BIG Roman 'caps':


In theory, it is supposed to cost $5.00 extra...sometimes
they charge it and sometimes they don't. Have it writ also
on the waybill or forms as well.

This may also be found to simplify insurance claims in the
event of damage.

In effect, it admonished them to use a Hand-Truck and not
put the thing on the conveyor belt, from which it will fall
to the cement floor or upon some other hapless parcel.

el vee

----- Original Message -----
From: "Katey"
Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 12:58 PM
Subject: buying equipment from Ebay

> I have been browsing around on Ebay and I have noticed a
number of
> electric kilns and wheels for sale there. The prices are
often quite
> good. Has anyone ever bought any of their studio
equipment this way?
> Is it a totally insane idea?
> Thanks,
> Katey Knox
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