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Old 01-31-2009, 09:42 PM   #1
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Hey guys. What is the best way to ship RAM?

I know to use an anti static bag. I have a few of those. But what do I send it in? A manila envelope? A padded manila envelope?

I've never shipped anything before, let alone computer parts.

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Default Re: Best way to ship RAM

I sent cheap ram in a regular evelope, good ram in a padded manilla,

And new ram just went in the original plastic packaging into a manilla envelope

If its alot of ram put it in a small box

If youre afraid it will bend put it in a dvd case
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NEVER send ram in a plain envelope. That's never a good idea, even if you have never had any problems.

A padded envelope with the memory in it's original packaging is OK. The best way if you don't have the original packaging is to put them in an anti-static bag, wrap them in bubble wrap, and place them in a small box. You could also use packing peanuts instead of bubble wrap. The post office will have a nice selection of boxes you can buy. I've used the boxes that personal checks from the bank come in.

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Old 01-31-2009, 10:24 PM   #4
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As long as it's protected well inside the envelope, one of those padded envelopes should be fine.
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I've had ram sent to me from newegg in the original plastic packaging and in a padded envelope like 3 times now. They all got here in once piece.
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ram is very durable, but you cant ever be too safe.
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id say stick it in a zip-lock bag and call it good.
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I sent cheap ram in a regular evelope, good ram in a padded manilla,

And new ram just went in the original plastic packaging into a manilla envelope

If its alot of ram put it in a small box

If youre afraid it will bend put it in a dvd case
OMG ITS JUICE! whereve you been dude
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id say stick it in a zip-lock bag and call it good.
Yea, right up until the point someone sends you memory packed like that and it turns up broken.
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Glue it to a postcard
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