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so im selling one of my beloved 8800GTs and i happened yo run out of ESD bags. any effective alternatives?

if there isnt any, where can i get them thats not online? staples? best buy?
    
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Amazon...
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I forgot which company actually recommends you wrap your card in a brown paper bag like from the grocery store, when you RMA... Ive used em myself smile.gif
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k i'll buy those.
but i need a bag or something NOW!
or at least by monday. and im not paying for next day shipping that costs an arm and a leg
    
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Originally Posted by Capwn;11698777 
I forgot which company actually recommends you wrap your card in a brown paper bag like from the grocery store, when you RMA... Ive used em myself smile.gif
i think XFX said that to me. at least i have more proof to trust it lol
    
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I believe paper is not conductive at all, and should be a suitable alternative. I cannot tell you how many mobo's I've tested on top of their own boxes, and none have suffered.

If you need just a bag or two, PM me and you can have them for practically the cost of shipping.

Hope this helps.
    
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so is wrapping it in a paper bag then covering it up with aluminum foil a good idea?
    
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