UPS estimated delivery time

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  1. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    Silver Stripe Peavey Bandit. It looked good, but playing for 5-10 minutes the sound would cut out, so it was returned to Guitar Center an hour after I received it. I live close enough that I was able to get there right before they closed. So, disappointing day.
     
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  2. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    The tracker certainly isn't accurate, in terms of timing. And, to elaborate, my issue isn't with the driver, the drivers are out there working their butts off and they generally do a good job. I just wish they'd either not provide an estimate window/tracker at all, or provide one that's reasonably occasionally, accurate. I'm also really curious about how they route the deliveries since he was within 1/4 mile of me so many times, it just seems inefficient.
     
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  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Election pollsters.
     
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  4. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    FedEx is MUCH worse.
     
  5. Aahzz

    Aahzz Bluebeard Member

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    It's strange how that can vary by neighborhood - I have much better experiences with FedEx than I do with UPS.
     
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  6. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Boooo!!!! Sorry dude....

    There was a red stripe at a pawn shop in Birmingham for cheap. I thought about buying it, but it had clearly seen better days cosmetically, but worked great. I was on the fence, as it was a bit over priced for it's condition, but I wanted it. I finally decided to go back and get it while I was visiting my mom a week or so later...it was gone.:mad: DOH!!

    I try to live my life with no regerts...no wait...

    Better luck next time bro.
     
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  7. RJK Tech

    RJK Tech New Member

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    It’s definitely the window of non delivery here. I completely ignore those UPS emails now.

    Good thing is they have a much better track record of delivering packages without damage.

    Fedex is horrible. In fact they managed to damage a shipment of metal sway bars that arrived yesterday.
     
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  8. RickP

    RickP Established 1960, Still Not Dead

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    I’ve also heard (and believe) a lot of FedEx horror stories from other areas. In southeast Texas, FedEx is pretty reliable and on a more regular delivery schedule than UPS, with less beat up packages on arrival. It is funny how that can be so different in other regions of the country!
     
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  9. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Ditto. In Northwest Alabama, it's the same. I've had a LOT of boxes from UPS that make you wonder if they are using your package(s) as props in some sort of action flick with lots of explosions. While fedex boxes usually show up when they're supposed to and are generally unharmed. It's one of the great mysteries in life at this point.
     
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  10. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    A crazy one.
    I’m afraid of waking up though.
     
  11. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Likewise.
     
  12. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    It is funny how it varies. I specifically request no FedEx shipments. They don’t even deliver on Mondays here. :confused:
     
  13. CandidPicker

    CandidPicker Energized

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    Sorry to hear it didn't work out. D'ya have a chance to listen to anything in GC while you were there? Sometimes something in their used section pops up unannounced that piques my interest. Stuff that doesn't display on the used gear main GC website immediately. Perhaps you'll experience something likewise...:)
     
  14. Tucson Thump

    Tucson Thump Mint Heavy Relic

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    Now how are you going to feel if he falls out the window during his next spacecraft adventure?




    Certainly not guilty.
     
  15. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Yeah he's got enough money to have a clone waiting on standby to keep raking in all that dough, ya know in case something goes horribly wrong.

    Yeah, no chance in that happening with a homemade rocket. Nope none at all.:confused:
     
  16. Pseudohobbit

    Pseudohobbit New Member

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    Now, see, I don't believe this. Weather forecasts, as well as palm readers, are way more reliable than UPS delivery estimates.
     
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  17. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Today I got two packages from UPS Corporate Overgoods. I did not order anything. Overgoods is UPS' stopover for lost or missing items, I guess.

    The two packages were Chefman immersion blenders. So they were sent to me, Schefman, because someone obviously screwed up. Of course I called UPS to let them know (I do not keep stuff that isn't mine), and they had someone pick them up.

    He was nonplused. I explained that if he looked at the name of the addressee, Chefman, he would see that it's not the same as the contact person or my address. He said I probably could have kept them, but that isn't my M.O. I told him I was glad that they were getting to the rightful owner, and he thanked me for my honesty.

    Considering that my wife thinks that all of my guitars cost less than they actually did, I'm guessing that regardless of this honesty episode, an eternity in musician/husband hell is in my future, but really, it felt good to have UPS pick up the goods. ;)
     
  18. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Now THAT'S how it's done. Good on you my man!!
     
  19. Moondog Wily

    Moondog Wily Howlin' At The Moon!

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    I don't have room for other peoples stuff! Well, if a new PRS were sent here by mistake, maybe, but I would play in guilt until it was reclaimed!!!
     
  20. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Oh, I've been around a long time. I have MUCH to feel guilty about, so maybe I'm making up for all the errors of my youth.

    "Dude, you're still making the errors of your youth, because you're you, which is to say, a little off the beaten path."

    "Maybe that's what keeps me thinking young?"

    "You no longer think young. You just think the way you think is young. It's called dementia."

    "So this is dementia? It's not so bad. Don't Bogart that joint."

    "There's no joint."

    "Don't tell me that. I'm having a good time."
     

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