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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-18-2013, 09:18 PM Thread Starter
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Have any of you shipped a windshield? What's the best way to protect it?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-18-2013, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by JonW View Post
Have any of you shipped a windshield? What's the best way to protect it?
A member here wrapped mine in foam, taped it and put it in a strong shipping box that was probably a half inch larger than the shield. They do flex a bit which is a good thing while shipping i suppose....

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slid a old tee shirt over it
go to store and buy some saranwrap. Rap the hell out of it
good padding top and bottom
hope for best

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I "bubble wrapped" the hell out of the one I sold and shipped it off. Stuff works GREAT and is pretty cheap

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-19-2013, 07:46 AM
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i used bubble wrap and cardboard box and it arrived in new york with no problem

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I bought a used windshield from a member on another forum. He used a good box, as mentioned a little bigger than the windshield. He also got some of the bubble-wrap that has the big (like about 1") bubbles and packed both sides of the windshield with that. I received it in flawless condition with no issue. As someone who has worked with LTL freight I will suggest that you mark ALL sides of the box with "Fragile-TOP LOAD ONLY" in big noticable letters. When freight gets transferred on loading docks things move fast and get a little hectic so make it very obvious for caution.
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