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I Fixed The Shipping Cost Problem...

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by joeym, Apr 16, 2021.

  1. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    But Mrs Murphey isn’t happy about the vehicle I used! D30FC57A-B2B9-4CE9-B348-AFFDB2162A51.jpeg C0DD9870-F275-4BCF-A875-81D4ADFC2DD4.jpeg
  2. Mandi

    Mandi Well-Known Member

    That's actually a really good idea!
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  3. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    A623CE94-24E1-4FDA-A8D4-2F19676ABA44.jpeg 365CE881-13E7-4B74-B458-A822A6D628DE.jpeg 23D7C0F5-82E4-4024-970F-2927D0483ADC.jpeg D7644ADF-6E44-408E-BB1F-1644EF92C79E.jpeg Exactly what I do , I go pic it up 2 hour drive one way , but it’s cheaper then $700 in shipping as I order all at once 3-4 grand order . Works for me .
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  4. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    I made a 465 mile round trip yesterday. It's been costing me $18 per mannikin. We put a hundred mannikins in my (her) RV, spent $125 on fuel to save $1800 in shipping costs. I gave up a day of shop time, but it was well worth it. The real problem is that I was worn out upon our return!
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  5. pir^2h

    pir^2h Retrievers give you the bird

    Plus you got to keep all the discounts and didn't line the overpaid UPS/FedEx drivers! Definitely worth it. Spending a day with the wife and eating out is all a plus in my book.
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  6. Bruledrift

    Bruledrift Active Member

    Hmm, you could keep that stuff in the RV and open up a mobile taxidermy shop!!!
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  7. Dave Byrd

    Dave Byrd Active Member

    Someone made a road trip to Baker, Louisiana.
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  8. Did you go see Mr Martin?
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  9. Dwb5

    Dwb5 Active Member

    That's what I going to do. But my wife and I think instead of doing a day trip. Use the money saved on shipping for a weekend get away.
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  10. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Carry some plastic sheeting with you. Forms are messy. I swept and vacuumed and swept and vacuumed again!
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  11. Dwb5

    Dwb5 Active Member

    I didnt even think about that. Thanks joey!
  12. Let me know next time you go. I'll place my order with you. Maybe you'll just charge me half the price.
  13. Mudbat

    Mudbat Well-Known Member

    Shipping’s actually not insanely expensive if mckenzie passed along the volume discount they receive from both fed ex and ups. They get to pocket 30-40% of what they charge for shipping.