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Shipping dispute: Quincy 325 weight

montrose818

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Shipped a 1970 Quincy 325-13, just the head and wheel. I could lift it off the ground, so I figured let me just out 250lb to be safe, shipped UPS via uship.

Delivered, UPS claims 330lb and wants to charge me $130 extra, through uship.

I found one document that says 295lb but that seems like twice than what I woukd guess.

Could the thing really be 300lb???
 
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SLOWPOKE693

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Quincy web site lists shipping weight at 295lbs. If you packaged up real good i can see it being in the 300lb range.

They probably ship it bolted to a small pallet with a thin plywood cover. How did you package it for shipping?
 

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I put it on platform from 2x4, and then plywood all the way around. I am not trying to argue 10-20lb, just could have sworn its less.

Forgot to say, seller says he weighted it at 185lb.
 

subybaja

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I put it on platform from 2x4, and then plywood all the way around. I am not trying to argue 10-20lb, just could have sworn its less.

Forgot to say, seller says he weighted it at 185lb.
Ask seller for a pic?

Wait...seller? Who are you, then?
 

montrose818

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Ask seller for a pic?

Wait...seller? Who are you, then?

I Am Love.

sorry i am the seller, i meant the buyer. uship wants the weight on a "certified scale". Buyer received it a week and a half ago and I dont really want to ask him to jump through hoops to go weight the thing. Itsnot exactly a box is cereal
 
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A few years ago I had a couple of engine blocks shipped LTL to my work through uship. Not UPS but Old Dominion.

I had set up a specific delivery time to ensure a forklift and driver(me) was available. They didn't show up on time and after about an hour I had go out on the boat to go do some actual work.

When we got back the pallet was in the parking lot.

A couple days later I got an e-mail from uship saying I owed money for liftgate service. I told them I wasn't paying because of the shipper no showing. Never heard anything after that.

Anyways. Did they provide a shipping quote, or estimate? If the pallet was within weight and dimensions, and they already delivered it. Then don't do anything.
 

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Just switch back to Spawny on your next shipment so they don't add the outstanding balance
 

subybaja

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Ah feel yo pain.

I've been chasing FedEx for a couple weeks over $100, because their counter ijit defaulted my 1.5lb package to Australia to "dimensional weight" of 11lbs. A FedEx Small box would have to be poured full of concrete to weigh 11 lbs. Tards.
 
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