Shellac records will be better served if packed *tightly*, so they do not
flex. Milk cartons do well, with cardboard at the sides. If I were doing it
myself, I would double box, using peanuts.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jerry McBride" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 2:15 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Shipping 78 rpm records and heat
> I am trying to arrange for the shipment of about 3000 78 rpm records
> country using standard house moving companies and am concerned about the
> heat in the trucks at this time of year. I saw the recent post advising
> against this. However, in my own recent move my small vinyl collection did
> not suffer any ill affects. I am wondering what experience people have
> this? Are there other relatively inexpensive ways to ship this quantity of
> recordings safely? An air conditioned truck would probably make the move
> too expensive.
> If the records are properly packed with insulating materials such
> styrofoam or bubble pack, would this reduce possibility of damage?