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How to ship a monitor?

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I recently sold a 19" Acer monitor but I can't figure out a way to get it safely shipped out. I can't get the base off or else I'd stuff it in the box my 20.1" Acer came in. Do any of you seasoned professionals have any advice on how to get this thing to it's buyer in a safe and (hopefully) cheap way?
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big box and shipping peanuts
    
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Id use bubble wrap and shipping peanuts, make sure the box is big enough to fit it in comfortably but not too big so it slides all over the place, I would say put the moniter into a bag and place bubble wrap along the inside then put the peanuts on the outside of the bag =)
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post #4 of 6
Figure out how to get the base off.

Even if you can't (for whatever reason), I'd wrap the whole damn thing in bubble wrap (the kind with the big bubbles too, not the smaller ones), then put it in a box full of packing peanuts.

I don't see how you can't get the base off though.. unless you glued it on for maximum 1337ness.
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post #5 of 6
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I didn't glue it on but I definitely cannot see any sort of method for removing it lol

Thanks for the help everyone
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post #6 of 6
This is why I keep all the boxes my monitors come in... I just shipped two monitors, both safely in the boxes they originally shipped in.


You might want to take it to the UPS store and pay them to pack the monitor. That way if anything happens you aren't responsible.
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