> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "B.G. Granier" <bgkajun_at_worldnet.att.net>
> To: <nanfa_at_aquaria.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 3:30 PM
> Subject: Re: NANFA-- RE: Shipping supplies
> > Jeffrey,
> > You're welcome!
> > USPS will also send out a slightly larger box, it's 12" X 12" X 8" and
> > shipping tape and delivery confirmation forms and Priority mail address
> > labels! I just ordered more stuff from them!
> > Be sure to send them a "thank-you" note when you reach the last page,
> > comment-suggestions.
> > The sheet of building insulation foam was $8 at my local building
> > center, but Lowe's, Home Depot, etc. may have a cheaper unit cost. Shop
> > around! (This is a 4' X 8' sheet X 1/2" thickness).
> > Swimmingly yours,
> > BG
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jeffrey Fullerton" <tcmajorr_at_westol.com>
> > To: <nanfa_at_aquaria.net>
> > Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 4:25 PM
> > Subject: NANFA-- RE: Shipping supplies
> > > BG
> > >
> > > That is such an EXCELLENT idea!
> > >
> > > Solves the fish box problem next time (if ever) I make another trip to
> > > Florida. When Mike Quispe & I used to go collecting in the Panhandle
> > > around Orlando at first we tried to get fish boxes and O2 from the pet
> > > shops in Orlando. This involved alot of running around town and tied
> > > at least a good part of a day because the pet shop was one place, the
> > > package store was at another and the post office another place and
> > > of congested streets in between.
> > >
> > > Another problem was that pet shops often threw away the cardboard
> > > jackets so one time I had to make my own to send a bunch of stuff- to
> > > you and Ray Katula. The box from the package store was too high so I
> > > to cut it down to fit more flush with the fish box. They looked rather
> > > crappy didn't they?
> > >
> > > A partial solution was achieved by getting empty fish boxes with the
> > > jackets and mailing them empty to Mike a few months before a pending
> > > trip. Mike has since moved here and will be possibly relocating again-
> > > this time to Denver - so if we ever collect in Florida again- your
> > > will likley become our standard method.
> > >
> > > Still would be cool to have some contacts down there- say one in
> > > Tallahassee and another maybe around Orlando or Gainsville- then we
> > > could buy extra equipment like dipnets and coolers and leave it there
> > > like I used to do with Mike- that makes travel down and back even
> > > lighter!
> > >
> > > Failing that, we could always buy a cheep cooler at Walmart and clean
> > > out really good before abandoning it - maybe turned on end with the
> > > wide open to reduce the possibility of panic in this post 9-11 world!
> > > Ideally someone would claim it for their own use.
> > > I've thought about it , but decided that attempting to put a cooler
> > > filled with other collecting supplies on a flight as a checked baggage
> > > item!
> > >
> > > Jeff
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