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Old 12-20-2005, 10:52 PM
ShaleDC ShaleDC is offline
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Originally Posted by Lynn Erickson
Is that 12" or 12'? why would it cost $ 150 to ship 12" piece of spruce?
I meant 12 feet, not inches. It costs that much because they have to put it in a crate and send it freight, since it's too long to send via UPS. Normally that's no big deal, because most people buy the longeron spruce along w/the other stuff for chapters 4-8, so sending all that stuff freight ends up being cheaper than UPS.

On the other hand, when all you want is 6 measly peices of spruce, it's kinda pricey!
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