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Transportation to NC from Northeastern MA

Hey to all,

Taylor has purchased a Manual Transfer Case Setup from me and it looks like he might need a means of transporting it to Nashville, NC from Northeastern MA.

It is a little too far for me to drive in my truck, the mpg would kill us both.

Anyone going in that direction or know of a friend that is and might consider transporting the T/C to Taylor ?

Thanks up front !

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Ill be working in town next week, so that will give me more time to look and call around about possible delivery methods.

Thanks for posting the thread. Maybe somebody will chime in and we can come up with a plan.
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just bring it to greyhound and ship it. its cheap. closest i'll get to NC will be Ocean City in september but theres no way my friend would put that thing in the trunk of his S2000



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Check out www.uship.com. Put your price in and someone should be able to get it there. Or what Pedro said.
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I can try to be the middle man to pickup and run it if its not too far
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I can try to be the middle man to pickup and run it if its not too far
How about Northeastern MA to NC, can you run it that far...

I will check with the buses and report back.
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I cant do that far
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Thanks for offering.

The problem here is, one of the site people said he would make the trip but as I am finding out he can not be depended on for anything.

As I said I will check with the bus company as Pedro suggested and locate the nearest station.
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just ship it!


Small Pallet: Free at any business
Ratchet straps: $10
Greyhound shipping: ≤$100
Fuel: ≤$50
Location: closest to you (Grev) is Boston at South Station. Closest to Taylor, is 20 minutes away, I've already looked up info.

clinton, it sounds like I'll be meeting you in the near future if it comes down to that lol

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i go from maine to central pa. at the end of august on my way back to school. although right now im not sure how much room is going to be in the truck as im moving myself and my buddy back to school. its also over a month away.
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i go from maine to central pa. at the end of august on my way back to school. although right now im not sure how much room is going to be in the truck as im moving myself and my buddy back to school. its also over a month away.
If nothing gets rolling from now till then and you have the space, I'll drive it from MA to ME.
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Small Pallet: Free at any business
Ratchet straps: $10
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Location: closest to you (Grev) is Boston at South Station. Closest to Taylor, is 20 minutes away, I've already looked up info.

clinton, it sounds like I'll be meeting you in the near future if it comes down to that lol
I looked at that, no businesses in the area have a small pallet that will work, I even looked at cutting one down.
But the Ratchet Strap idea is a good one.

Thanks for that so we are talking only 1.25 hour trip instead of 2 hours to you P.C.

What did you estimate for the shipping weight ?
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south station should be 45 minutes away from you not 1.25hrs and I'm 1hr10m not 2 hours lol

I put the weight at 100 because thats the max weight they'll take. drain the fluid to save a little weight if its still full
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we have trouble getting rid of all of our pallets...
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south station should be 45 minutes away from you not 1.25hrs and I'm 1hr10m not 2 hours lol

I put the weight at 100 because thats the max weight they'll take. drain the fluid to save a little weight if its still full
Thanks for the input
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we have trouble getting rid of all of our pallets...
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I may have to take a larger one and cut it down.

I have one more location, the local newspaper distribution center...

Thanks for the input got me thinking.
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If you can't find one, I could probably get one around here, large or small. The small ones are harder to come by but I'm sure they're out there.
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If nothing gets rolling from now till then and you have the space, I'll drive it from MA to ME.
sounds good man.
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Got a small pallet, 24 x 24”, a little on the HD side but that shouldn’t hurt.

Need to drain the T/C, block it up for side motion, get the other parts on the pallet and determine if P.C.’s method of using ratchet straps will be OK for shipment; they should hold up but will the shipping company accept them.
Wonder if someone will steal them in transit ?

Getting there faster than working on the Ranger.

Now will the Bus Company take the palletized parts ?
If not will need to get a shipping company quote.

Time will tell.
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just find a box and slip it over the pallet and staple it to the pallet. maybe tape it up good so it can't be pulled off.
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nobody's gonna steal your ratchet straps. I shipped a bumper and used ratchet straps on a pallet to minnesota. I even had the guys ship the ratchet straps back.
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I hope taylor steals them
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