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Shipping an upright?

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by bussmann, Apr 20, 2009.


  1. Sorry if this is in the wrong spot, or has already been covered a thousand times, I'm new here and didnt find it in the search feature- whats are the good options for shipping an upright from chicago to albuquerque? Anybody driving that direction soon with a big vehicle? If it were my gastank bass, Id just attach it to the roof of a passing train with big magnets:
     

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  2. My Upton made it across country (CT to CA) via FedEx Express. Both Upton (they made a special shipping container for my bass) and FedEx did a great job. Cost: around $345 for 2100+ miles.
     
  3. Jazzcat

    Jazzcat

    Jan 20, 2009
    Titusville, FL
    Do a forum search for "greyhound" and you'll find tons of ideas and lessons learned.
     
  4. LouisF

    LouisF Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Check Amtrak. I've shipped several basses with them

    Louis
     
  5. drurb

    drurb Oracle, Ancient Order of Rass Hattur; Mem. #1, EPC

    Apr 17, 2004
    That's always a good bet! :D

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  6. M Ramsey

    M Ramsey

    Mar 12, 2005
    North Carolina
    We assume risks every time we pull out of the driveway.
     

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