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I have an extra amd processor sitting here and i was wondering how you would safely ship it so it would not be damaged? I do not have the box or anything for it. God only knows where they might be lol. If i could just some help on safetly shipping it that would be appreciated!!
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Do you by any chance have some of that anti static foam they use for the bottoms of motherboards laying around? if so push the pins into it, being careful not to bend the pins, and wrap it up in bubble wrap.
    
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Do you by any chance have some of that anti static foam they use for the bottoms of motherboards laying around? if so push the pins into it, being careful not to bend the pins, and wrap it up in bubble wrap.
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alright thanx guys. + rep
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yeah bubble wrap it! put it on a small box and bubble and box again just to make sure =)
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I shipped my 4400 in its retail box wrap a few times in bubble wrap then in another box with the address on
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I have bought quite a few used processors and the only way I get them undamaged is when they are in their retail plastic container. The Sandy I received from Snerp had a whole row of bent pins. The 3800+ I got from Legend had bent pins. The 478 I got from Pook had bent pins.

Snerp, your method does not work all the time I am afraid.

When I see a mass of bubble wrap around foam my heart sinks since know I will be straightening pins.

Straightening pins is not that big a deal though.

The only way I know you can guarantee that it does not get damaged is to use something like the original container to keep it from getting crushed.

I think the USPS and UPS and FedEx go out of their way to stand on those little parcels or something

EDIT: or shipped in the socket of a mobo.
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Bubble wrap in box works best!
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post #9 of 13
I received some CPUs wrapped in a sheet of normal paper stucked in a mail letter. No pent pins since they actually don't mix boxes and letters.
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Hurray for ZIF style Chips!!!

Oh I'm sorry o.O this is the AMD section
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