Re: Paint Damage from Bubble Wrap


When you send the package, they scan the bar code on the envelope or box to charge you. 

Brian Ehni 
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On Aug 19, 2019, at 10:43 PM, Schuyler Larrabee via Groups.Io <schuyler.larrabee@...> wrote:

I have tried to buy the envelopes.  The clerk refused to take any money – “Naw, they’re free, man, jus’ take ‘em!”




From: <> On Behalf Of BRIAN PAUL EHNI
Sent: Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Paint Damage from Bubble Wrap


One SHOULD buy them. After all, the Post Office is supposed to be self-sustaining, and losses mean postal rate increases, even if not an offense. 


Brian Ehni 

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On Aug 18, 2019, at 12:57 PM, C J Wyatt <cjwyatt@...> wrote:

Free? only if you are using them to send something via Priority Mail or Express Mail. Otherwise you may be committing a Federal offense.


Jack Wyatt


On Sunday, August 18, 2019, 01:49:33 PM EDT, Benjamin Hom <b.hom@...> wrote:



Tim O'Connor wrote:
"And then there's TYVEK - lint free, pH neutral, tear resistant, water resistant,
won't mar or scratch or interact with paint. Only available in rolls from Uline
but a single roll is good for hundreds of freight car models."


There's a free supply of Tyvek at the Post Office in the form of the large Priority Mail and Express Mail envelopes.



Ben Hom

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