Best way to ship 4 racquets?

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  1. clutch21

    clutch21 Rookie

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    Hello, I need to ship 4 racquets. What would be the cheapest way? will the two priority boxes taped together hold 2 racquets or more? thanks, Ryan
     
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  2. Bud

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    Two Priority boxes taped... with the 1095 code on the side of the box. If your post office only has the 1092's, you can tape 4 of those together and stick two racquets in each 'box'.
     
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  3. Tar Heel Tennis

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    Shipping one box will be cheaper. Find a 28"x12"x8" box, and you'll be fine. You may want to bubble wrap the frames if you don't have covers for them to prevent scratches or chips.
     
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  4. clutch21

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    awesome! thanks for the help
     
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  5. BobFL

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    Yeah, 2x2 USPS Priority boxes with 2 racquets in ea. Then, you tape those 2 boxes together and they will treat your package as ONE box...
     
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  6. flashfire276

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    One time I bought something on TW classifieds (LM Radical), the guy threw in this giant box from UPS (36x15x10 or something close to that), that I'm sure can fit 4 racquets plus some bubble wrap for protection.
    Or go on Craigslist, and you can find "free boxes", and one is bound to be big enough for your needs.
     
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  7. whomad15

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    I stuck two boxes together end-end so that they were long enough when I shipped some racquets out.
    If you're taping, make sure it's taped very well, tape is free, damaged goods are not.
     
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  8. clutch21

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    Again thanks for the help everyone!
     
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  9. JackB1

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    But isn't that more expensive due to the weight of the extra box?
     
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  10. levy1

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    I go to tennis clubs and get their boxes to use for shipping.
     
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  11. BobFL

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    Certainly BUT when you ship 4 racquets you are already past their lower rate weight wise hence it won't be significantly more expensive...
     
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  12. Steve Huff

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    Alternate the head at the bottom, then head at the top, then head at the bottom again, etc. The handles are usually the widest part in the racket.
     
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