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Near NBD...missed it by that much!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ponsonby Britt, Feb 7, 2014.


  1. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    My Yamaha BB1025X was supposed to arrive from Deer Park NY today. However, because the seller screwed up my house number, FedEx Ground has to "correct" it, and now it won't be here 'til Monday. Wonder if it has to remain in a cold truck.
     
  2. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Does FedEx deliver on Mondays?
     
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  4. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Disclosures:
    John K Custom Basses
    fedex delivers home deliveries on Saturdays. at least in SoCal they do.
     
  5. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    I'm counting on it, the manifest (or tracking info) says it'll be here.
     
  6. garp

    garp Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    Congrats to your neighbor on his new bass! :D
     
  7. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    It's FedEx Ground, it won't be here tomorrow.
     
  8. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    Heh heh!
     
  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    The waiting is the hardest part
     
  10. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    That's what I thought, and they skip Mondays, right?

    And UPS Ground delivers on Mondays, but not Saturdays, yes?

    :confused:
     
  11. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Disclosures:
    John K Custom Basses
    out here, fedex home delivery is basically fedex ground (they're both considered ground).
     
  12. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    Just gave it my best shot with someone at FedEx, but won't have it attempted until Monday. Ah well, just another opportunity for that blasted thing called patience.
     
  13. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    Disclosures:
    John K Custom Basses
    actually, the only day that fedex doesn't do home deliveries out here is sundays. UPS doesn't do Saturdays unless you pay thru the nose for it. and UPS oftenhas 'adverse weather conditions' delays even if it's just a drizzle.
     
  14. happyg

    happyg

    Sep 17, 2011
    Could you pick it up at the hub?
     
  15. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    lol
     
  16. SunnBass

    SunnBass All these blankets saved my life.

    Aug 31, 2010
    Columbia, Mo
    +1 to that.
    It's what I always do.
     
  17. Ponsonby Britt

    Ponsonby Britt Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    Mid-Michigan
    The hub is 70 miles away so that isn't really an option.
     
  18. TheAnalogKid

    TheAnalogKid Yer Doin' GREAT!!!!

    Dec 7, 2011
    Seattle, WA

    I'm not sure why, but your situation with the FedEx address SNAFU resulting in an extended wait for your (awesome!!) NBD reminds me of this old Monty Python skit: