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Topic: Average Turn-around time

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Subject: Average Turn-around time
Date Posted: 4/9/2009 12:43 PM ET
Member Since: 3/26/2009
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I was just looking at the books I've mailed so far:

Time from date requested to date delivered

Average time: 5 days

Shortest: 3 days (to NJ from MN)

Longest: 8 days

I think I'm doing pretty good so far.

 

Date Posted: 4/10/2009 4:22 PM ET
Member Since: 1/18/2009
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Yes, you can usually figure on at least a week and it's always a pleasant surprise when you receive books in a few days, which sometimes happens.

Date Posted: 4/12/2009 10:07 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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I find most books arrive with in a week but sometimes they do take those 26 days. So don't freak out if they take that long.  I had a book take 3 wks to go 1st class from MD to CT which is only about a 9hr drive.  I've also had books go from MD to Greece in just a few days.  You just never know.