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Old 12-05-2020, 09:40 AM
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Iím looking to ship a Bravo outdrive complete . I have searched it and read about some ideas . The idea of wrapping it in a plastic bag and filling the box with spray foam seemed like a good one . I shipped an upper with UPS once and I thought I had it packaged pretty good but they managed to break the cavitation plate . Does anybody have a picture of how mercury does it ? Iíve seen the outside of the Mercury boxes but never the inside or the bottom . Thanks for any info
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Iíve become an outdrive packing expert. Havenít had any issues...throw it on a pallet to ship. Here are a few ideas




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Old 12-05-2020, 12:34 PM
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Strap it to a pallet. Thatís how AADS ships their drives. Mine showed up just fine after a rebuild by George.
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Thank you for the info guys . It looks like a pallet is the way to go .
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I just packaged one up last night ..

Shipping IS generally cheaper if it's an enclosed container.

I'm using Fastenal's Blue Lane Freight to ship this one.. $155 from Texas to Kentucky





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Not a bravo, but unfortunately I've had the occasion to ship superchargers and I basically built a small coffin out of plywood and 2x4's. Worked great.....
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These are for my Gladiator.
They came from mercury brand-new packed in these boxes.
This is the only pic I have.....Sorry

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Originally Posted by Boatally Insane View Post
I just packaged one up last night ..

Shipping IS generally cheaper if it's an enclosed container.

I'm using Fastenal's Blue Lane Freight to ship this one.. $155 from Texas to Kentucky




shipping on a pallet was cheaper...I paid $160 for 2 outdrives CT to MI. Im pretty sure the round trip was $320.
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I appreciate all the info and pictures from everybody. I got a little chuckle out of the ď coffinĒ for the superchargers. The picture of the mercury boxes gets my curiosity going though , is there wooden structure in there ? Just molded foam ?
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There is a company named Craters and Freighters- I think franchisee nation wide-
Anyway I took mine to them and had crates made and now can reuse as needed.
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