how much to pack and ship a computer + monitor

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  1. LS21

    LS21 Banned

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    i have a PC in standard/mid sized case. also have a 19" LCD monitor. if i were to walk up to UPS/FedEx Kinkos/Mail Boxes ETC/etc and say "box it up and ship it domestic ground", approx how much would it cost?
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  2. Pacfanweb

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    Bend over if you let them pack it and ship it for you. I'd say you'll spend every bit of 100 bucks if you go that route.

    Edit: I bought a set of fender flares for my Jeep restoration from someone in Virginia. I live next door in NC, about 3.5hrs away.
    The flares are big, but not heavy, nowwhere near as heavy as a PC, much less a monitor.

    She estimated 30 bucks shipping....her idiot fiancee' (she claims) took them to the UPS store and let them ship it for him.....cost about 55 bucks.
     
  3. Crono

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    <random guess> $45 </random guess>
     
  4. RichardE

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    1$<--Your answer is in the middle-->200$
     
  5. LS21

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    i know SOMEbodys shipped a compouter through sale/trade....
     
  6. buzzsaw13

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    They have a shipping calculator at USPS's site. Use it
     
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    I just had my rig sent down from TX, and it's a big aluminum case and a 19" LCD. I gave my friend who shipped it $150, so she could keep the change for doing me the favor. She said she maid $70 something off the deal, so my guess is about $80. That included my printer to boot. Oh and it was Amarillo, TX to St. Petersburg, FL.
     
  8. LS21

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    link to the *PACKING* calculator?
     
  9. darkswordsman17

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    If you don't already have the shipping supplies then it's probably going to be over $50, in the realm, likely between $75-100. If you do already have it, I would guess $35-50 if you go Ground (FedEx, UPS). Been a while since I shipped anything that big, and with the higher fuel surcharges, it's probably higher than I'm guessing.