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Monami
07-24-2012, 09:27 PM
Hello everyone, I've been gone for a bit ,but I've come back to ask:

How would I ship my uke?

could i put it in a normal box but wrap it with bubble wrap and stuff empty spaces with newspaper?

I'm asking this because I am going to sell my Kala soprano, but I want to make sure I'm shipping it correctly before I sell it. I would be selling it with the soft case so I was thinking about leaving it inside the case and doing the above. Help would be much appreciated :)

mds725
07-24-2012, 11:01 PM
There are a few threads about shipping (see links below). If you're going to ship in a soft case, you might consider double boxing.

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?51997-Shipping-question&highlight=shipping+ukulele+double

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?49127-How-not-to-pack-a-ukulele-for-shipping&highlight=shipping+ukulele+double

http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?49973-Lite-Hard-Case&highlight=shipping+ukulele+double

Louis0815
07-25-2012, 02:09 AM
could i put it in a normal box but wrap it with bubble wrap and stuff empty spaces with newspaper? That should do provided you
- use a "sturdy" box (and/or double boxing)
- use enough bubblewrap, styrofoam etc.

And it might to help marking the box as "HANDLE WITH CARE / FRAGILE". If you're still unsure about the box being handled by morons, send it insured and let the carrier pay for any damage.

Monami
07-25-2012, 10:34 PM
ahh i didn't see those threads when I was searching around the forum, thanks mds725!

and thanks Louis0815! I think I will definitely go with marking the box with "HANDLE WITH CARE/FRAGILE" as well as double boxing.