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Unread 05-03-2013, 04:15 PM   #1
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Well, I made a staff prop, but I'm going to have to move. How in the world am I supposed to pack this thing? Anyone have any ideas?


It's about 7 feet tall, and the top is 3-4 feet wide. Both ends are extremely fragile. (It turned out that the bottom wasn't actually strong enough to hold its own weight, after that pic was taken.)
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Unread 05-06-2013, 08:05 AM   #2
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Well, my first thought is you can try and find a box that will fit it, and then carefully cushion it so any movement doesn't jostle it.

But in reality, I think it's one of those things you may have to just carry yourself, keep it by you in the car and treat it how you transport it going to cons.

If the second option is no go, you may be able to wrap the top and bottom pieces with something like bubblewrap and then write on it or remind everyone it's fragile.
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Unread 05-06-2013, 08:29 AM   #3
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I guess it would depend on how you're moving.

If you're renting or hiring a moving truck or something, just pack it decently and plop it in. Otherwise, I'd transport it however you have before - how did you ?
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Unread 05-06-2013, 12:55 PM   #4
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If you really need to box it, consider using two semi-flat boxes to just go around the staff head and foot with a notch cut out where the staff part goes in. Thn you can just use packing peanuts or bubble wrap. This way the fragile parts are protected.
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Unread 05-06-2013, 11:44 PM   #5
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I would rather carry it in the car myself, like I did on the way to cons, but I need a plan in case that doesn't work out.
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