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Hey guys, so i am going to be sending in a board for rma today and wanted to make sure i got everything covered as well as pack the board properly, since my gf threw out the box ...

anyways i was going to take pictures of the board and socket as well as pack the like this:

-Anti static bag
- 2 layers of 3/16 inch bubble wrap
- old usps medium flat rate box
- 1 layer of bubble wrap around flat rate box
- packing peanuts
- large box of some sort

should that be sufficient packing since i dont have the box ? frown.gif
(Oh also how should i cover the socket if i dont have the cover anymore)

might there be anything else i might be forgetting?

Thanks for the help biggrin.gif
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Never had to rma anything before but im sure that will be fine, at the end of the day they are fixing it at their end so...
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Originally Posted by liamstears View Post

Never had to rma anything before but im sure that will be fine, at the end of the day they are fixing it at their end so...

yeahh, i just always read horror stories on sites about rma's, so far ive had 2 mobo rmas with no issue but this be the first time i ship it with out a box smile.gif maybe im just worrying to much

anyways +reps
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DNytAftr View Post

yeahh, i just always read horror stories on sites about rma's, so far ive had 2 mobo rmas with no issue but this be the first time i ship it with out a box smile.gif maybe im just worrying to much
anyways +reps

Had to do what you're doing with my old Gigabyte board and I didn't have the socket cover either. They didn't say anything about, just tried to fix it, failed, and sent me a brand new one. tongue.gif

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but when I RMA'd a board to Foxconn and Asus, both reps specifically stated that the socket cover is needed. Foxconn actually made a big ******* deal about this... I had to buy a cover from Ebay as they refused to take it without one. To this day I carry a vendetta against them.. stupid x58 bloodrage board mad.gif
    
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