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Subject: PBS printable postage....When PBS postage weight is off by 2-3 oz...
Date Posted: 1/15/2008 10:35 AM ET
Member Since: 11/26/2006
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I have a scale so I correct this before I print the label...but if I had no scale & did not correct the error...would the USPS re-weigh and catch the shortage?

Date Posted: 1/15/2008 10:40 AM ET
Member Since: 1/14/2007
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No, I don't think so. It would probably go the the person you mailed it to with postage due.  You can post this in the Postal Questions  thread to get accurate answer.

Date Posted: 1/15/2008 10:45 AM ET
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I have a scale too, but if I didn't I think I'd just send all my MMPB's with $2.13 in postage, rather than accidently short it and have it end up in post office hell.

Subject: off by 2-3 oz.
Date Posted: 1/17/2008 10:11 AM ET
Member Since: 11/18/2005
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I weigh the book, see that the weight is several ounces more then reported, I end up padding the weight amount to cover the wrapping supplies I would be using.

Date Posted: 1/17/2008 10:13 AM ET
Member Since: 1/8/2007
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I noticed today that there's a "Wrapped book" and "book only" selection for the weights now. I wonder if that'll be added to the database to try to help out with this issue.



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