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Commonly asked questions and answers
USPS Priority mail container Information
International shipping info
International customs form info
USPS package tracking info
Parts combos that may result in a split shipment
Delayed or slow to arrive package info
Strange shipping tales


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Q - What are your shop hours?

The time I am at the shop varies every day
Sometimes I get here as early as 5:30 am Eastern time, but most days it is probably around 7:30 am
I usually close the shop down at 4 pm eastern time
I do come into the shop on Saturday mornings to take care of all the orders that came in Friday night
I usually pop by on Sundays for just a bit to take of any orders and so that Mondays are not so busy.
Just a reminder to those on the left coast, 4 pm eastern time is 1 pm left coast time.
Submit your orders before 10 am eastern time, so I can make sure they go out the same day.

Q - How do I order parts from you?

This page explains how to order parts and all the payment methods I accept - Payment methods info page

Q - Do you offer wholesale pricing?

Sorry, no
I am a retail store which means that I pay wholesale prices.
I buy parts at wholesale and sell them at retail
I cannot buy parts at wholesale and sell them at wholesale or I would not be in business very long
The large distibutors I buy my parts from buy from the manufactuers in huge quantities and then they sell parts at wholesale prices
I do have very good prices on many items because I do buy some items in very large quantities

You can think of my store as a corner 7-11 convienence store
You can pull in, get your goodies and be on your way very fast
I ship things out way faster than most other on line stores and that is one of the things that people love about my business

Q - Can I pick up my parts at your shop?

No, sorry
My shop is located on my personal property.
I do not allow people to come to my shop.
This page has more info

Q - How long before you ship my parts?

I ship your parts as soon as you pay for your parts.
When your credit card is run through, or the Paypal funds arrive, the package is packed up
Also see the info on this page. - Payment methods info page

Q - What time do you take the packages to the post office?

I don't go to the post office. I have not been in a post office for several years.
I print my own shipping labels with the correct postage amount at my shop
I am a commercial shipper, a postal carrier comes to my shop to pick up the packages every day of the week except Sunday
Package pickups happen at different times each day, depending on how busy the postal carrier is that day.
Sometimes the carrier picks up the packages as early as 11 am eastern and sometimes as late as 3 pm Eastern time

Q - How do I know if a part is in stock?

If an item has an order button, then the part is in stock.
I remove the order button for any part that is out of stock so that it cannot be ordered.
The exception to this would be if someone orders all of the remaining items I have before I have had a chance to remove the order button.
This sort of thing can happen while I am not at my shop.
As soon as I see that an item is out of stock, I remove the order button.
Examples:
Someone orders the last 100 feet of Yellow cloth wire at 2 am in the morning.
I would not know the item was now out of stock until I get to the shop in the morning.

Or, 10 people order all the remaining quantities of a part over the course of a weekend.
I would not know the item was now out of stock until I get to the shop on Monday morning.

Q - Can you tell me what all the parts for an amp cost?

No, sorry.
The best way to do this is for you to add all the parts to the shopping cart and let it total up all the parts for you.
It can give you a shipping guestimate also.

Q - Do you have a minimum order amount?

I do not have a minimum order amount.
If you are in a bind and need just one small resistor shipped immediately, that is not a problem. No order is too small.

Q - What payment methods do you accept?

This page explains all the payment methods I accept and how each one works. - Payment methods info page

Q - How do I know how much shipping will be?

There is a shipping calculator on my shopping cart that can do shipping guestimates.
Add something to your shopping cart and then you can use the shipping calculator.
Also see the shipping info further down the page.

Q - How come your shopping cart cannot tell me what the exact shipping charge will be on my order?

There is no way I can calculate exact shipping cost on my shopping cart.
There are way too many variables when it comes to shipping.
I use several of the US Postal systems flat rate containers.
This means, anything that fits inside that container, can be shipped for a flat rate amount.
The main thing that affects USPS shipping is if all the parts will fit into a flat rate shipping container.
There is no way that a computer can calculate all the possible ways that parts can fit together physically inside a flat rate package.
It is not a simple matter of how much a package weighs.
Please do email me and ask for exact shipping cost estimates on a package.

Here are a few of the things that can change shipping cost.
* The package weight and shipping distance vary with every package.
* How much packing material and the weight of the box can change the weight of a package.
* Items that can be crushed or broken get packed differently than non fragile items.
Example: I cannot put a pot or a tube in a flat rate envelope, it will be crushed, but I can put resistors in a flat rate envelope.
* If a pile of parts does not fit physically into a flat rate postal package then it cost more to ship.
* A long skinny package with $5 worth of parts inside can cost more to ship than a short fat package with $200 worth of parts inside.
* A very long piece of circuit board will usually cost you more because I cannot use the flat rate containers.

Q - Do you have a minimum shipping amount on packages?

I do not have a minimum order amount, but I do have a minimum shipping amount.
A box of air cost the same to ship as a box with $200 of small parts
I would loose money all day long on small orders if I did not have a minimum shipping amount.
I process many small orders all day long and I must make a buck or two to stay in business.
It takes just as much time and labor to box up a $5 order as it does a $50 order
If you want a better deal on shipping, it's best to add more items to your order.
See the shipping info further down the page for current rates and minimum shipping amounts.

Q - How come the shipping cost that much?

I add approx. $2.00 to what the shipping cost me to cover the items listed below.
I add $3 to international packages that need the large customs form.
This also helps cover small orders.
Without this extra charge, if you ordered $1.00 worth of parts, I would basically be paying you to order the parts.
It seems that everybody and their brother are always trying to suck money out of the small business man.
There are a number of expenses that occur on every order, however large or small the order is.
Here are some of the items that I have to recover and are included in the shipping charge.

* Bank credit card processing fees. (American Express is the worst)
* Telephone company charges for DSL lines, internet access, etc.
* Postage charges for printing my own postage, postage stamp forms, shipping labels, monthly postage service charges, etc.
* Shipping tape, plastic shipping bags, shipping boxes, bubble wrap, styro packing peanuts.
* Bank service charges.
* PayPal service charges. (PayPal charges are horrible)
* Web site hosting charges.
* Office supplies including Computer paper, labels, pens, staples, ink jet cartridges, software upgrades, etc.
* County and state business operating charges.

Q - Will you just throw a couple small parts in a regular envelope to save me from paying the priority mail shipping charges?

Sorry, but No.
Please do not ask me to throw small parts in a regular envelope and mail them for the price of a first class stamp.
First of all, parts will not go through the USPS envelope sorting machines with parts inside
Regular envelopes are made for flat paper, not parts

Q - How come you do not use first class mail shipping?

It takes more labor and cost me more to process a first class type package.
Packaging materials are not free - Priority mail packages and supplies are free
I have to weigh the package and know the exact weight before I can print the postage.
I would have to do all this extra work:
Pick all the parts, go find a shipping container that would not be free, package everything up, get the exact weight, go back to the computer, look up the exact shipping charges, then process the sale if possible.
I say if possible because if it is Paypal I then have to send out a Paypal email and wait for the payment.
That means I would have to set that package aside somewhere and hope I actually receive the Paypal payment.

So what's the problem here?
First of all, I will not pick a pile of parts unless I have actually received the money.
An order is not a real order unless I have run the charge card through or the Paypal funds have been transferred to me
An order is only a real order when I have received the money.
Plus it takes a whole lot more time and labor to do all of the above and I charge allot for my time
So first class mail would not be cheaper if I start charging by the minute for my time

None of the things above are true for Flat Rate priority mail packages
I do not have to weigh the package, pick the parts in advance or pay for shipping containers.
I have no problem shipping small orders, but I would loose money by shipping first class mail packages
The only way to make shipping charges work out better is to put more stuff in the box.
See all of the info on this page about shipping charges and the extra cost that need to be recovered.

Q - How come you do not use regular airmail or surface (by ship) for non US shipments?

Priority mail is way faster for me to process an order and pack up a package.
Less time spent packing up packages means cheaper shipping cost to the customer.
The priority mail flat rate shipping containers are provided free by the post office.
I can bill out a priority mail package and know the shipping cost without weighing a package.
If I used regular mail, I would have to buy custom boxes, weight each package to get an exact weight and then print a custom label for that package.
I would have to charge double the standard priority mail charge if I had to spend that much time shipping a custom package.
Non priority mail shipping would be much slower and would be more expensive because of the extra labor involved.

Q - What is domestic shipping?

Domestic shipping means the United states and US territories like Puerto Rico.

Q - What is International shipping?

International shipments are any non US or non US territories addresses.

Q - What shipping methods do you use?

USPS Priority and Express mail are the only shipping methods I use.

Q - Can I give you my UPS account number - Can you ship by UPS or FedEx?

No, Sorry.
I cancelled my UPS daily pickup several years ago because they charged me $72 a month to stop by every day
It was rare that a customer would choose UPS shipping on my shopping cart and so daily UPS pickup was not worth the added expense
If I want to ship a package by UPS today, I would have to go on line and schedule a pickup manually
The last time I checked, they charged almost $6 to come pick up a package
That $6 would have to get added to the customers shipping cost
The added time and labor to go on line and schedule a pickup and the additional pickup charge makes UPS very expensive and way slower than USPS priority mail.
For these reasons, I don't offer UPS or FedEx shipping

Q - Can I send you a list of parts and then you can tell me what the total cost will be with shipping?

No, sorry, I am very busy when I am at work and I don't have time to create parts list, or add up the cost.
My shopping cart will give you a running total of all the parts.
Just add the part to the shopping cart to see the total.

Q - How come my order was split into two packages?

Certain items do not lend themselves to being shipped together in the same package.
Sometimes items have to be split into separate packages because they are very long, such as a long piece of circuit board, a reverb tank or something very heavy such as a transformer, or something very wide such as a book.
See the section below titled, Parts and combos that may present a problem.

Q - What are the USPS flat rate shipping containers?

See the information further down on this page about the Flat rate shipping containers and their cost.

Q - Do you have to attach a customs form to my International package?

Yes. See the information further down on this page about customs forms.

Q - Can you alter my customs form and say it is a gift or commercial sample?

No, sorry
I am registered with the US post office as a commercial shipper.
They pick up and inspect all my packages
They know that I do not send out gifts and samples all day long.

Q - Can I get delivery confirmation on my package?

Yes, I add delivery confirmation at no extra charge to all US packages.
Delivery confirmation is not really a tracking service.
It only notifies you when the package has been delivered.
Delivery confirmation is only available on US packages.
See the info on this page about USPS tracking

Q - Can I track a package sent to me?

The USPS only offers tracking on packages sent to US addresses.
See the info on this page about USPS tracking.

Q - How come the USPS tracking info never changes on my International package?

The USPS does not offer tracking for the flat rate priority mail packages to International addresses. See the info on this page about USPS tracking.

Q - My package has not arrived yet, where is it?

See the section below about delayed or lost packages and strange shipping tales.

Q - Can you send me another package while I wait for my delayed package?

No, sorry.
Your package will arrive or it will be returned to me if there is a problem.
See the section below about delayed or lost packages and strange shipping tales.

Q - How come some packages are delayed?

Please read the section below about delayed packages and some of the strange shipping tales that customers have reported to me.

The Postal rates below are current as of 01/26/2014

I now offer USPS First Class shipping for those looking to save some $$
See the shipping calculator on the shopping cart for details and rates on all USPS shipping methods

USPS flat rate container information for domestic and international shipments

USPS Priority mail Flat Rate Shipping containers
USPS Priority mail container info:

I use USPS Priority mail flat rate containers for most all my shipments.

Left: Image of USPS Priority mail flat rate containers
There is also a Regional box C not shown in the photo.
Hover your mouse over the image to see a larger image.

There are several flat rate containers available for Priority mail.
A non flat rate container would be a plain cardboard box or a USPS Non Flat rate box.
Priority Mail containers are below
See the shipping calculator on the shopping cart for details and rates on all USPS shipping methods
Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price
  USA and
 US Territories
Small flat rate box 8.5" wide x 5.25" high x 1.5" deep 8.5" no weight limit $7.20
Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes no weight limit $7.35
Medium flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal no weight limit $13.30
Large flat rate box 12" wide x 12" high x 5.5" deep 16.50" - diagonal no weight limit $17.80
Regional Box A 10" wide x 7" high x 4.75" deep 12" - Diagonal 15 Pounds Varies by region
Regional Box B 12" wide x 10.25" high x 5.25" deep 15.5" - Diagonal 20 Pounds Varies by region
Regional Box C 15" wide x 12" high x 12" deep 19.125" - Diagonal 25 Pounds Varies by region
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Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price
 Canada and
 Mexico
Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes 4 pounds $22.55
Medium flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $44.25
Large flat rate box 12" wide x 12" high x 5.5" deep 16.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $57.75
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Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price
All other
 countries
Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes 4 pounds $26.75
Medium flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $63.75
Large flat rate box 12" wide x 12" high x 5.5" deep 16.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $82.50
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USPS Express mail container info:

Left: Image of USPS Express mail flat rate containers
Hover your mouse over the image to see a larger image.

There are only two Flat rate containers available for Express mail.
Non flat rate containers would be a plain cardboard box.

Express Mail containers are below
See the shipping calculator on the shopping cart for details and rates on all USPS shipping methods
Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price I charge
USA and US Territories Express Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes no weight limit $20.11
Express Flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal no weight limit $46.95
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Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price I charge
Canada and Mexico Express Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes 4 pounds $37.95
Express flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $68.95
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Country Container Container Size Max board length Weight Limit Price I charge
All other countries Express Flat rate envelope 12" wide x 9.25" high x flat 12" - Notes 4 pounds $48.50
Express flat rate box 11" wide x 8.5" high x 5.5" deep 13.50" - diagonal 20 pounds $86.95
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Notes on flat rate containers:
Small flat rate box: I use the small flat rate box for most US shipments. I can get a bunch of parts inside one of these boxes. I do not use the small flat rate boxes for international shipments because the USPS requires the large 4 part customs form and envelope, which is a huge pain on such a little box. The required customs envelope is bigger than the box. But, I do use the small flat rate box inside the Padded flat rate envelope to keep the parts from getting crushed.

Padded Flat Rate envelope - Express mail and Priority mail: 12" Max Board Length with no crushable parts on order. If the order has parts that can be crushed, (Example: pots tubes, etc. ) the parts will have to go into a box and then into the envelope. I use the flat rate envelope for most International shipments. I put all the parts in a small box and then put that box inside the flat rate envelope. The Express mail flat rate envelope is the same size as the Priority mail envelope

Regional Boxes: These are flat rate containers, but the rates vary according to the US region. The Regional Box A is the best deal for heavy parts like transformers and I use this container allot. Regional boxes can only be used for US shipments.

Large and Medium Flat Rate Boxes: I rarely use these boxes for US shipments because it is usually cheaper to use Regional Box A. The Medium Flat Rate box is still used quite a bit for International Shipments. The Priority mail medium flat rate box is the same size as the Express mail flat rate box.

If I am not able to use any of the flat rate containers, the shipping charges will be different than what is listed above. Non flat rate containers are more expensive to ship. If your parts arrive in a big box, I used that container because it was cheaper to ship your parts in that container. There are other Priority mail containers, but they are not Flat Rate containers.

The most common reasons for not being able to use the Small flat rate boxes and Flat rate envelopes:
A part is too long (Example: Circuit board material)
A part is too large (Example: Power transformer)
Not enough room inside to keep the part from being crushed (Example: 6L6 power tube)
There are too many parts to fit into the small containers (Example: 3 books)


International shipping information:
International shipments are sent using USPS International Priority mail or Express mail, which is usually very fast. Less than 5 days delivery time to many countries.
I will do my best to get you the best shipping rate on your international order. I charge $2 more than the posted rates at the USPS web site. This charge is for the extra time it takes to do an international shipment.
I will not ship international packages using UPS or Fed-X. You would pay 5 times as much as Postal shipping and the paperwork that has to accompany a Fed-X or UPS International shipment is way more than I am willing to do.
There is no way to track a USPS International package once it leaves the US. You must be patient because you are at the mercy of two different postal systems in two different countries.
Please do not email me and ask where your package is, there is no way I can tell where the package is. See the information on this page about tracking and delayed packages.

International Customs forms:
* All international packages must have a customs form attached to the outside of the package. The custom form is part of the shipping label that my shipping software prints.
* There is a simple customs form that is used on the flat rate envelope packages.
* Other packages must have a 3 part customs form that has all the detail about the shipment. I am required to attach a list of the contents and so I just include a copy of your sales receipt, minus the shipping cost.
* Customs will also sometimes open your package and look inside to see if everything matches the information on the customs form.
* I cannot alter custom forms and claim the contents to be a gift or a commercial sample. I am a registered commercial shipper with the USPS. They come and pick up my packages every day and then take them back to the post office for inspection. They know that I do not send a bag full of samples or gifts every day, so please do not ask me to alter the customs form.


USPS tracking information:
All packages I send via USPS priority mail are assigned a tracking number by my Stamps.com shipping software.
My Stamps.com shipping software sends your tracking number to you in an email automatically when I process your order and print your shipping label. 
You can go to the USPS web site or the Stamps.com web site and enter your tracking number to see the tracking information.

Note that I do not have any more tracking info than what you are seeing when you click on your tracking number.
I have no power over the USPS and no way to get any extra info about packages.
I see the exact same thing as you do when I click on a tracking number.
Please do not email me and ask if I can track your package.

Note that the USPS and Stamps.com web page tracking info may be delayed in updating. Sometimes after a holiday, the web site tracking info does not appear for 10 hours after the package was picked up.

See the information below about USA and International package tracking information.

Go to www.USPS.com and enter your tracking number in the track box shown below
USPS track Box


USPS tracking Package tracking screen shots for USA packages

The screen shot on the left shows typical USA package tracking info
I cannot get any more tracking information than what is already being shown.
Please do not email me and ask where your package is because I will not be able to answer you.

See the red numbers in the image
1 = The postal carrier picked up the package from me
2 = The package arrived at my local post office
3 = USPS received the shipping info from Stamps.com
4 = Package was processed at Charlotte, NC
5 = Package was processed at Wichita, KS
6 = Package departed Wichita, KS
7 = Package arrived at customers local post office
8 = Package was delivered

Note that package will say Out For Delivery the day it is to be delivered

USPS tracking International package tracking info

The screen shot on the left shows typical International package tracking info
I cannot get any more tracking information than what is already being shown.
Please do not email me and ask where your package is because I will not be able to answer you.

1 = The postal carrier picked up the package from me
2 = The package arrived at my local post office
4 = Package was processed at Asheville, NC
5 = USPS received the shipping info from Stamps.com
6 to 10 = Package was processed at Miami, FL
International Packages leave the US through Miami, FL
11 = Package was delivered

You Tracking information may look different than shown.
Some countries show way more tracking information than others.
It all depends on how high tech each countries postal system is or is not.

Parts combos that may present a problem and notes on splitting shipments:

It is usually books and circuit board material or other long items like chassis that create most of the packaging issues.

It is possible to ship up to a 12 inch piece of board and some flat, non crushable parts, like resistors or hardware in the flat rate envelope.

I can ship 12 inch pieces of circuit board inside the flat rate envelope, but I cannot include any parts that are tall or that stretch the envelope upward. Parts that can be crushed, like pots, tubes, etc., cannot fit in the flat rate envelope with a 12" piece of circuit board.

I cannot put parts that can be crushed inside the flat rate envelope. Crushable parts must be inside a box. If possible, I always put the parts in the small flat rate box and then put that box inside the flat rate envelope. This system works great and I do this on many orders.

There is usually no way to combine a long piece of circuit board and a pile of parts inside a flat rate container, unless the board is short enough to fit inside the flat rate container. See the flat rate container table on this page for maximum board length info.

Combining books and other parts is sometimes a problem. Books by themselves will fit into the Flat rate envelope. A book and some small non crushable parts can be combined in the flat rate envelope. A book and a tube cannot be shipped in the flat rate envelope.
 
A Book and a 8.5" piece of circuit board will fit into the flat rate envelope.
 
A book and a 12" piece of board will not fit into the flat rate envelope.
 
A long-skinny 24" or 36" piece of circuit board and a wide book will not fit into the same package.

The 24" and 36" priority mail shipping containers are not wide enough for a book.

I may have to split a shipment into two different containers if the parts will not fit into the same container.

Sometimes it is actually cheaper to split an order into two flat rate containers rather than one large non flat rate container.

I always try and ship all parts in one package, but sometimes it is impossible to do. It's very rare than I have to split an order into two packages.

Delayed or slow to arrive packages:

Domestic customers:
I have no control over the postal delivery system. There is no way to track a postal package. Priority mail is usually very fast and some customers report 2 day USA ship times after they place the order.

International customers: I have no control over the postal delivery system in the USA or your country. Sometimes shipments arrive very quickly and sometimes they take longer. There is no way to trace your shipment. We are both at the mercy of the postal systems of both countries. Sometimes your package is held in customs for some unknown reason. I have no way to check on a package or where it may be at any given time.
Some countries hand the package over to a second party delivery service. What a potential nightmare that situation is. Once again, I have no control over how your package is delivered.
  I ask that all International customers please be patient, your package will arrive eventually! It is very rare that a package is actually lost. Priority mail is usually very fast, less than 1 week delivery in most cases. Some European customers report that they get their Priority package 5 days after they order from me.
 If your package is taking longer than usual, you should contact your customs office and see if they are holding your package. Many times, customs is holding a package for whatever reason they choose. Sometimes it makes no sense why they hold a package, but they do. Give customs your USPS tracking number that I sent you in the shipment email. They may or may not be able to find the package using that number.

 Note to all customers: I am not responsible for packages that are delayed. If your package is delayed for a really long time, it may be returned to me. I will have to wait until your package returns to me before I can re-ship it to you. Please ask your postman if he remembers delivering the package. It is also possible that the address label got destroyed or the package may be undeliverable for some reason, like a wrong address. The postal service will always return the package to me if they can read the return address. International customers, see the info up above.

 If I was delivering the package to you myself, I would be able to take responsibility for that package delivery, but it is necessary to give the packages to a delivery service. I cannot send you another package when your package is delayed. If you want me to re-ship another package while you wait for the original package to arrive, I can do that, but I will have to charge you for another shipment. When your original shipment shows up, you can send it back to me and I will credit you. This is rarely needed unless you are in a huge rush. It is very rare that a package never shows up, some just take longer. Remember, Murphy's law is always in effect.

Strange shipping tales:

 Customers have had all kinds of crazy things happen to their packages. Many times they say they did not receive the package only to find the mailman left the package in a weird place somewhere around their house. These are just a few of the many weird stories I have heard over the years. Sometimes the postman may take your package back to the post office. It's always a good idea to give your local post office a call and see if they are holding your package for some strange reason. The truth is, very few packages ever get lost, they always show up. These are all true stories

Note that I had shipped this package on 08/29/2008.  This is an actual email from my customer:
Well lo and behold. I got a delivery notice in my mailbox on Friday (09/19/2008). It stated the mailman had attempted to deliver the missing package on 09.19.08, but was unsuccessful. I had until 09.29.08 to pick it up from the post office or they would return it. After receiving it, it had the date 09.03.08 written on it, indicating that was the first delivery attempt. So I asked a manager why the mailman simply would not deliver the package, as it would easily fit in my mailbox. He didn't know. I stated that this was priority mail. Why would the postman wait sixteen days to attempt it a second time, and then still not place it in the mailbox? This does not seem like "priority" handling to me. He advised me to ask my carrier, and offered to refund me the few dollars that priority mail would have cost over the normal mailing rates. I told him I didn't want a refund. I want my packages delivered when they are supposed to be delivered. If there's an issue, it shouldn't take over two weeks for a second attempt. He then advised he would consult with my carrier to determine the problem. Who knows, but it did finally show up. Don't know if this story qualifies for your web site, but I figured you'd at least like to know it arrived.
Me: Yes it qualifies for my web site, this is a very strange story indeed and makes no sense to me. Just goes to show you how weird it can get.

A customer found his package in the back seat of an old car in his yard.

A customer finally found his package in his daughters car. His daughter did not tell him she had grabbed the package.

A customer found that the local post office was holding his package because they tried to deliver it to his business on a Saturday. The business was closed on Saturday and so they just held the package instead of trying to re-deliver it on Monday when the business was open.

A customer reported that the mailman left the package on a side porch where the family hardly ever went, and so they did not think to look there.

A customer was staying at a Hotel for a few days so he had me send his package there. The package was not delivered in time, the customer checked out of the hotel and the package was thought to be lost. A few months later he checked into the same hotel and the front desk said he had a package. Yep, it was his missing package.

The customers address on the package was 1106 Walker road. The post office delivered the package to 1106 Hamilton road. The people on Hamilton road who received the package held onto the package for two weeks and then drove the package over to my customer and delivered it.

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