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Subject: Using PBS postage ...question
Date Posted: 1/16/2008 10:09 AM ET
Member Since: 3/1/2005
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One last question ..

I don't have a postal scale ( I know I should buy one but my bookshelf is very small and I keep thinking I don't need one) anyway...two of the last few books I have mailed out have had the wrong amount of postage printed on them by PBS ( they both printed out first class postage because the book was thin)  luckily..I didn't use that automatic stamp machine at the post office and went to the counter...so I found out the correct price. If I had used the PBS postage... wouldn't it be postage due to the person that was receiving the book..or do you all weigh them before using the PBS postage.  As in another post I asked about getting a book that had postage due..I am sure the person used the postage amount that PBS put on the wrapper and it was wrong also.


PS...I see there is another thread on this~ wrong postage amount on the lable~.....sorry..I missed it.

Last Edited on: 1/16/08 10:12 AM ET - Total times edited: 2
Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/16/2008 11:21 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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You don't need a postage scale, you can use a regular food scale if you have one in the kitchen. If you don't, they run about $25 at Target. I do weigh each book with three pieces of paper before printing the wrapper. Three pieces of paper weigh approximately the same as two pieces + tape.