CIGAR RESOURCES
 
HOME
CIGAR DATABASE
CIGAR REVIEWS
CIGAR PASSES
CIGAR PLACES
CIGAR NEWS
MY HUMIDOR
FORUMS
CALENDARS
ARTICLES
CIGAR SIZER
PHOTO ALBUMS
QUOTES
SITE LINKS
SHOPPING
 
SITE RESOURCES
 
ARCADE
LOGON
MEMBERS LIST
HUMIDORS
SEARCH FORUMS
SEARCH CIGARS
SEARCH REVIEWS
POINTS SYSTEM
 
ABOUT US
 
WHO WE ARE?
CONTACT US
ADVERTISE
 
RSS FEEDS
 
FORUMS
REVIEWS
 
SPONSORS









You are logged in as a guest. ( logon | register )


Random quote: Cigars are like a welcome friend......A friend that we gladly set on fire, suck on their ass end, and lament when we have fully incinerated them, generally crushing or stomping their final remains into a barely recognizable pulp..... Then we repeat...... ~texlewee~
- (Added by: texlewee)


Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?
Jump to page : 1
Now viewing page 1 [25 messages per page]
View previous thread :: View next thread
   Members Lounge -> Trades / SplitsMessage format
 
theque
Posted 12/14/2013 5:06 PM (#422984)
Subject: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?


Veteran

Joined: 12/8/2013

Posts: 119
100

Points: 574
5002525
Feedback Rating: 4
Location: D.C. Metro Area

Badges:
The title says it all. When doing a trade with someone, what is the preferred shipping method?

-Ray
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Ken Kelley
Posted 12/14/2013 5:12 PM (#422985 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: RE: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Elite Guru

Joined: 12/2/2008

Posts: 14520
5000500020002000500

Points: 17120
5000500050002000100
Feedback Rating: 54
Location: A ways up Indian Creek, Kentucky

Badges:
theque - 12/14/2013 8:06 AM

The title says it all. When doing a trade with someone, what is the preferred shipping method?

-Ray



The little boxes available for free at the PO work well for 5-10 cigars as long as you put them in a ziplock bag. Pete (junglepete) can cram in 40 or 50 in the same space though!


We talked about this a few days ago....might want to look around and see what was said before in a different thread...same subject.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
junglepete
Posted 12/14/2013 5:41 PM (#422987 - in reply to #422985)
Subject: RE: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Extreme Guru

Joined: 3/16/2008

Posts: 8505
500020001000500

Points: 51925
5000500050005000500050005000500050005000100050010010010010025
Feedback Rating: 97


Badges:
Ken Kelley - 12/14/2013 8:12 PM

theque - 12/14/2013 8:06 AM

The title says it all. When doing a trade with someone, what is the preferred shipping method?

-Ray



The little boxes available for free at the PO work well for 5-10 cigars as long as you put them in a ziplock bag. Pete (junglepete) can cram in 40 or 50 in the same space though!


We talked about this a few days ago....might want to look around and see what was said before in a different thread...same subject.


Top of the page Bottom of the page
c.petree.1
Posted 12/14/2013 5:43 PM (#422988 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Expert

Joined: 4/25/2013

Posts: 1271
10001001002525

Points: 2431
200010010010010025
Feedback Rating: 50
Location: Atlanta, GA.

Badges:
I get flat rate boxes and put my cigars in the bags I get from the local shops. I pad the box with Walmart bags or extra foam popcorn I have. To cheapen it up you can wrap the box in brown paper and it almost cuts the flat rate price in half. I have seen other geeks use cheap Tupperware with boveda packs but I don't think its necessary.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
ntanner
Posted 12/14/2013 7:42 PM (#423008 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Guru

Joined: 4/19/2011

Posts: 7493
50002000100100100100252525

Points: 11988
500050001000500100100100100252525
Feedback Rating: 43
Location: Sasquatch territory

Badges:
I usually use the flat rate boxes with a Ziploc bag and some padding and havn't had a problem yet.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
theque
Posted 12/14/2013 7:57 PM (#423013 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?


Veteran

Joined: 12/8/2013

Posts: 119
100

Points: 574
5002525
Feedback Rating: 4
Location: D.C. Metro Area

Badges:
Excellent! Thanks for the responses.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Herfin' Chef
Posted 12/14/2013 8:05 PM (#423016 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: RE: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Extreme Expert

Joined: 11/22/2010

Posts: 3075
20001000252525

Points: 4825
2000200050010010010025
Feedback Rating: 74
Location: Exeter PA

Badges:
I use small bubble envelopes with 4- index cards atop and underneath the cigars for support. A fiver usually runs less than 3.00 to send out.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
sjn1117
Posted 12/14/2013 8:24 PM (#423021 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Guru

Joined: 5/23/2012

Posts: 6546
5000100050025

Points: 7856
500020005001001001002525
Feedback Rating: 65
Location: texas boondocks

Badges:
Flat rate box, ziploc, and bubblewrap or left over plastic bags always works.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
johncw
Posted 12/15/2013 6:31 AM (#423053 - in reply to #423021)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Elite Expert

Joined: 8/15/2013

Posts: 4593
20002000500252525

Points: 7898
50002000500100100100252525
Feedback Rating: 166


Badges:
sjn1117 - 12/14/2013 10:24 PM

Flat rate box, ziploc, and bubblewrap or left over plastic bags always works.


I've done the same as well
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Longhorn
Posted 12/15/2013 7:34 AM (#423059 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Guru

Joined: 4/22/2012

Posts: 6572
500010005002525

Points: 9987
500020002000500100100100100252525
Feedback Rating: 224


Badges:
Here's a thread that discussed this just a few days ago.

http://www.cigargeeks.com/community/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=2690...

Top of the page Bottom of the page
Cfickter
Posted 12/15/2013 9:46 AM (#423074 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Elite Guru

Joined: 3/31/2012

Posts: 14042
500050002000200025

Points: 20477
5000500050005000100100100100252525
Feedback Rating: 264
Location: At the Confluence

Badges:
I prefer using the flat rates also, always have extra bags from the local B&M then grab small bubble wrap to secure.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
nirab
Posted 12/15/2013 10:15 AM (#423082 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: RE: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Elite Guru

Joined: 5/6/2012

Posts: 12224
500050002000100100

Points: 18984
50005000500020001000500100100100100252525
Feedback Rating: 340
Location: Beeuudaful Buda, Texas! HOOK EM! \m/

Badges:
theque - 12/14/2013 7:06 PM

The title says it all. When doing a trade with someone, what is the preferred shipping method?

-Ray



Tell you what, send me 3-4 5pks of cigars, all shipped in a different way, and I will let you know which one I like the best. Deal??
Top of the page Bottom of the page
JRODZILLA
Posted 12/19/2013 8:37 PM (#424552 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Regular

Joined: 6/1/2012

Posts: 67
2525

Points: 252
1001002525
Feedback Rating: 6


Nirab, let's do a trade tomorrow. We can use our tried and true delivery method...the hand off.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
jumberlack1
Posted 12/19/2013 9:06 PM (#424556 - in reply to #422984)
Subject: Re: Preferred Method of Shipping Cigars?



Extreme Veteran

Joined: 5/14/2013

Posts: 534
50025

Points: 1229
100010010025
Feedback Rating: 56
Location: Pyeongtaek

Badges:
USPS flat rate, always use ziplocks and during this time of year, that humidification is critical due to the super dry air, temp extremes, and extended delivery.
Top of the page Bottom of the page
Jump to page : 1
Now viewing page 1 [25 messages per page]
Jump to forum :
Search this forum
Printer friendly version
E-mail a link to this thread


(Delete all cookies set by this site)

Connect with us:             Del.icio.us

Home  |  Contact Us  |  Advertise  |  Cigar Passes  |  Cigar Database  |  Virtual Humidor  |  Forums 

Copyright © 2007-2022 Cigar Geeks, Inc. All rights reserved.    Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service