[time-nuts] GPS plates shipped today

Jerry Hancock jerry at hanler.com
Thu May 25 17:13:53 EDT 2017

Phillip, Interesting, I have an account on USPS but though I receive shipping notifications from UPS, I’ve never received one from USPS.  I’ll have to check my spam filter.

Also, I had to send them package rates and that includes tracking information which I didn’t know, vs First Class postage which is about half but doesn’t have tracking and must be flexible like a paper letter.  I’ve shipped flat rate boxes loaded with steel, must have weighed 17lbs for $5.15 across country in 2 days.  Now they upped the small flat rate box to $7.15 and I think they have a weight limit.

One other point as people have asked: I haven’t sent shipping emails to everyone yet, so far just the smaller orders.  The rest will come out in the next 24 hours.


> On May 25, 2017, at 1:49 PM, Philip Gladstone <pjsg-timenuts at nospam.gladstonefamily.net> wrote:
> I want to thank the both of you for putting this together.
> Philip
> p.s. I signed up with the USPS some time ago to get email whenever someone ships a package to me (https://my.usps.com/) and I just got the notification (with the tracking number).
> On 25/05/2017 16:03, Jerry Hancock wrote:
>> Hello fellow curmudgeons,
>> Today I shipped the plates to the people that have paid both Steve and me.  For those that elected the flat rate shipping, they will arrive in a few days, maybe even Saturday, if not, Monday.  Those that elected the lower cost alternative should arrive no later than the end of next week, possibly a lot sooner.  I have tracking numbers for each parcel but don’t have the energy to type them into separate emails.  if on the outside chance your package doesn’t arrive by next Friday, please shoot me an email and I will track your package.
>> It’s been an interesting project and I learned a few things along the way that made it all worthwhile.
>> Thanks,
>> Jerry
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