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Shipping TV

kdberry
June 24, 2018 04:40PM

Registered: 8 weeks ago
Posts: 31

Anyone have experience shipping a 50 inch flat screen TV? If so, how? I’m wondering if it’s worth it.

Thanks.

Re: Shipping TV

Scubadoo
June 24, 2018 07:22PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,033

I ordered/shipped two 43". They shipped in their original boxes. Best Buy shipped one UPS and it came in with a broken screen the first time, they shipped again and it came in OK. (They wanted me to return the broken one UPS ground hah hah) Amazon shipped the second, USPS and it came in OK. Make sure whoever you order it from will take care of any shipping damage so you don't have to deal directly with the shipping folks on claim. Normally the sellers are not responsible for shipping damage.

Re: Shipping TV

kdberry
June 24, 2018 07:28PM

Registered: 8 weeks ago
Posts: 31

I meant shipping my own tv. With the information you just provided, I’m thinking maybe I should just top watching tv all together.

Re: Shipping TV

Jumbie
June 24, 2018 08:24PM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 677

Mail it !

In 2012, we mailed our own 32” Flat screen TV from St Croix to Ohio. We took it to Brandon Transfer on St Croix & they did the packaging for mailing it.

We then took it to the post office & paid $95 for mailing costs.

That was 6 yrs ago & this TV is still working fine in our Master Bed Room.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/24/2018 08:28PM by Jumbie.

Re: Shipping TV

AandA2VI
June 25, 2018 03:08AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 2,233

If you’re in STT not worth it. Price Mart has a huge selection. If in STX probably worth it.

Jumbi lol! You can buy a brand new 32 for $150. But good to keep it out of the landfill.

Re: Shipping TV

sttanon
June 25, 2018 04:56PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 298

Majority of TVs that you get locally are Latin American models. All well and good until you have to call and get parts

Re: Shipping TV

rosesisland
June 25, 2018 07:03PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 680

Kmart had ad in today's Avis a 50" Samsung for $499. I've mailed here before with no luck...damaged. I'd buy here on island.

Re: Shipping TV

vicanuck
June 26, 2018 08:38AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,285

I had a 50" shipped to Paradise Freight by Amazon a few years ago...luckily no damage.

But, I've bought smaller flat screens locally too.

Re: Shipping TV

JBPIII
June 26, 2018 11:59AM

Registered: 7 weeks ago
Posts: 2

We bought a 50 inch tv from Amazon and shipped it via VI Cargo and had no issue.

Re: Shipping TV

lescooper
June 26, 2018 01:34PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 140

On St Croix, Mike's Electronics has a good selection of tv's at reasonable prices. When I bought, the price was comparable to Amazon. They also deliver, setup and service what they sale.

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