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Old 09-10-2013, 12:45 PM   #5
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Default Re: Weights of axles for shipping purposes

I purchased two rear axles from a guy in AZ and he truck freighted them to me in a crate the size of a piano. I guess he couldn't get the torque tubes off. The crate was falling apart by the time it got here to TX. Truck freight is expensive and really should have a pallet for stuff that is much over 50 lbs. They used to ship in weight classifications like between 200 & 400lbs. if it was anywhere within this weight range it still only cost one amount. I'm not sure if it is still this way or not but a few phone calls to a local shipper would tell. I had a model A axle sent to me wrapped in card board and shipped USPS and it got here to TX OK.
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