[rescue] FTGH: Sun CPU modules
rdarlington at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 18:02:34 CDT 2008
My company ships lead and tungsten bricks in those things, although
not enough that we'd have to worry about them falling apart when
lifted. USPS probably doesn't like companies like us that design
x-ray and CT equipment!
On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 4:57 PM, Curious George <jorge234q at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Thu, 8/21/08, Sandwich Maker <adh at an.bradford.ma.us> wrote:
>> " > > about the USPS flat rate boxes is you can ship *lead* in them
>> " > > for the same price!! :> I wonder if anyone has actually
>> " > > tried that??)
>> " >
>> " > There is a weight limit to those boxes of 70 pounds.
>> " <grin> Oh, I imagine there is *some* weight limit -- I know
>> " when used for international shipping it is 20 pounds -- but,
>> " for all practical purposes, it wold really be hard to get
>> " 70 pounds of *anything* into < ~0.5 cu ft (e.g., filling
>> " it with *water* would only be about 30 pounds.... i.e.,
>> " shipping "saline" solution)
> ROTFL! Ha! Especially INTERNATIONALLY!! :>
>> i leave as an exercise for the reader -why- one would want
>> to mail sand.
> Mail some saline in the *next* box (saline == salt water...
> sand + salt water = beach party!!)
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