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Snowbum's Sale (and Wanted) page
>>>There is also some FREEEEE stuff here!

This is the only article on this entire website where I am offering to sell you something;
or, buying something from you....

>>> Trading/Bartering possible <<<

Snowbum's Location: South Lake Tahoe, California, USA.

Things I WANT are listed at the very bottom of this article.

http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/sale.htm
© Copyright 2019, R. Fleischer

You may contact me at:   http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/emailimage.htm


Due to my failing health, and just plain old age problems ...Penny and I are going to sell the majority of everything we own at South Lake Tahoe; and move in 2019 to a rental house in Carson City, NV.  With my prostate cancer recurrence and treatment, things must now move even faster than our previous preparations for moving.

Household and shop items, including musician's and household electronics; electronics parts; machinery, test equipment, ....etc....all must go. 

My R100RT and many Airhead parts/tools are already sold and awaiting pickup. 
For the curious, here are some additional details:  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/1995-R100RT-sale.htm

I will be selling the Classic K tools and parts, and the K1100LT-EZS-EML sidecar rig.
http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/sidecar-rig-4sale.htm.   This is also sold and awaiting pickup.

Yes, I will stop riding....but not stop participating in BMW things.

I am also likely going to have to sell my prized Kawai baby grand piano.  I have a separate page for it:
http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/Kawai-Piano-4-sale.htm

The corner located house, but only 1/4 mile from the forest, is furnished with quality furniture that matches the house massive beams, etc., has 1904 square feet, the over-size 2-car garage has 604 square feet, and the 2 decks total 259 square feet.  Everything is in excellent condition (the rear fence needs some attention though).  Huge amount of storage, and a full workshop, etc.  Exterior is clear heart premium tongue and groove resawn redwood!!  Brick trim and surrounds.  Fruit gardens, trees, etc.  120/240 in the workshop.  Tons of details available.   If interested, send me an E-mail inquiry and we will send all the details.   In March of 2019, the Zillow value, unfurnished, was $483K.  This place has been kept-up with the same quality as my work on Airheads.


I am going to start by showing a modest number of things here, below, in this Sale article.

Take a look!


My electronics business is for sale for $15K, on the web at:     http://fleischerelectronicsservice.com/
If not sold, it will all be moved with us to a garage at our upcoming smaller place in Carson City, Nevada.

On that website is an article that has some of the things on the sale page you are now looking at, and more (including the piano):
http://fleischerelectronicsservice.com/bargain-basement.htm

The details are on the following page: http://FleischerElectronicsService.com/business-4-sale.htm
If interested either way, or, whatever, contact me.  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/emailimage.htm

There may be some test instruments for sale, see well below.


This section is entirely BMW Airhead or K, except for one Zundapp die cast model.

1.  Three of what appear to be BMW luggage keys for the flat type of locks, as used on the BMW tour bags and at the rear of some Krauser bags.  Two are identical, and marked 42.  The third has the reversed slot and not sure of number.  I think that the ones marked 42 are also called 042, and the BMW parts are, I think:  71-60-1-467-563 & 51-25-0-418-952  (both part numbers have been used for #42 keys).  $1 each.   UNfortunately, I can't find these in my garage right now...hopefully I will, during our upcoming move!

2.  BMW Airhead Tachometer, fits R80ST, R45, and R65, R65LS series.  BMW 62-13-1-244-388.  Be sure your old one looks like this one, including the side mounting.   Clean clear glass, no rust, minor bezel marks (see photo) which can be touched-up with black paint.   Not available from BMW anymore, and hard to find in good condition.  I've seen them on Ebay, UNtested, AS-IS, for what I am asking for this one, and twice what I am asking if NOS, or in good working condition, like this one is.   I have tested every capacitor, resistor, chip, meter movement, etc. during the repair.  NO micky-mouse stuff! NO bezel pry/crimp marks, etc!  Be sure your ignition is OK, as problems with even such as a bad spark plug cap can influence your tachometer.  I can furnish full specifications on the internal circuitry, if you are nerdy enough to want it...that includes parts, schematic, test circuit, etc.    If not sold in a reasonable amount of time, here on my Sale page, it goes on Ebay for a higher price.   IN ORDER TO PURCHASE THIS FROM ME OFF THIS PAGE AT $200  YOU MUST PROVE TO ME THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE AIRHEADS BEEMER CLUB, otherwise it is $50 more.    That restriction MAY be applied to more of my BMW parts as I offer them for sale.   SHIPPING INCLUDED for Club Member.

   


3.  Rare display model.   "R100RT" ??...YES>>>but it is a R-100-S,
produced as an RT, I think it is a 1979 model. Made by Guiloy.   
Would be very pricey if you could even find one of these now.    
You can have it for what it cost me, a long time ago, $58.


4.  Below is a high quality 1/10 display model.  Made by Schuco of Germany,
well-known for their high quality and attention to details. 
As in the above item #3, you can have this one for what it cost me, long ago,
$96.  Very highly detailed, and even the trunk of the sidecar opens up. 
Includes the original box as shown.    The entire model is tied to the display
base, which easily is removable.  
Official description is R60/2SW mit Seitenwagen.

 

5.  My last model is the highest quality display model, also a Schuco. 
Very unique and very special!  This is not a plastic model, but a highest quality
die-cast metal model.  It is HEAVY and substantial, with great attention to details.
The underside of the original box shows the specifications.  This is,
of course, the famous WWII Zündapp KS750, in 1:10 size.
These, complete, rarely are found for sale.
Here is a listing for one, NLA, for 120 Euros, which is only about $140 these days:
https://www.carmodel.com/schuco/06515/1-10/zundapp/ks750-with-sidecar-1941/58162

I am asking $98, same as my original cost before shipping charges to me.

I can ship these above various models, but will cost you a modest amount,
as the packing needs to be substantial to prevent damage as best I can.
If you purchase all three models, & pick them up here, I will make you a deal!

6.  Brand-new adaptors (charge or run your devices! ...such as your phone, GPS, etc.) for use in cars & motorcycles.  These were obtained for testing purposes.   That is one of the things I do with the $ from donations and from Google advertising clicks income from this website.   Once in awhile I even get something for free.  I obtain various things,  test them, & then re-sell them at a VERY substantial discount, thus your ad clicks and donations, etc., go a long way, over & over.

The photo below shows standard 12 volt input, 5 volt output USB adaptors. The corded one plugs into your DIN (Hella) standard power accessory jacks on your BMW. 

The three small ones on the right side of the photo fit common cigarette lighter sockets.  While one is rated at 2.1 amperes output, I rate it like the other two on the right side, which is 1 ampere.  One of these has dual USB output.

All of these are very considerably cheaper than you can purchase these for, anyplace.   Prices are plus shipping to USA addresses.   These are all I have left.  I white-out those things already sold, and then change the text.  Shipping is probably about $5 for a corded one, and maybe $3 for the smaller ones, but maybe only $6 for all 4 items in one box.   

If you want all of them, the cost for shipping will be low as I can put all of them in a rather small box for you.    Only 4 total items left!
The total is $27 plus shipping, for all of them, below.

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NOTE:
My 1995 R100RT motorcycle has been picked up by the new owner.   My sidecar rig will be picked-up by the new owner in mid-June, 2019.   While many parts and some tools will be going to the new owner, I do expect to have left a substantial amount of common tools & a few BMW things, and many household items, including camping gear...etc., ...after the bike and sidecar rig are gone.  That even includes a lot of various chemicals, greases, tools, etc., that were used in my BMW business.  I'd not be surprised if some BMW tools, and even my Schuberth helmet (near new) is still here too; and, some repair books, etc.  Maybe even my Clymers and Haynes manuals, CD's, etc. ...for both Airheads AND Classic K bikes.

I will probably make a list of the items left in late June.  If the house is not sold before, the house is likely to be Realtor listed in early June.  If you are interested, contact me for the house, or; what I have.   NOTE that I no longer have any major BMW repair "jigs" available ....but I likely will have quite a number of specialty tools, perhaps even a complete pro type brake bleeder outfit, many electricals, small tools, etc.  You undoubtedly will find a lot of bargains, maybe some free stuff too. 
e-mail
 


The rest is not BMW Airhead nor BMW K bike stuff:

1.  I have some machinery that MAY BE for sale.  MUCH has already been sold.

a. LeBlond Regal 12"+ metal working lathe with quick change gearbox.  This Regal was top of the line tool room lathe.  An oldy, but goody, in very nice condition, and it is complete with large 3 jaw chuck, large 4 jaw chuck, both chucks with reversible jaws; faceplates, and a lot more. I have a VERY LARGE AMOUNT of tooling, etc., for this lathe, everything from a tool post grinder to every sort of adaptor you can think of, taper making attachment, full set of taper drive drill bits (and a lot of standard shank ones too), drawer full of high quality cutting bits, many brand new, etc.  WAY too much to list.  This lathe comes with an antique dentists cabinet with swing-out drawers, bevel glass front, etc.  It also comes with a lot of micrometers and other measuring tools/instruments.   $2100, FIRM, and it might be yours.  You must arrange pickup.  It's all listed here...but, has been promised to someone, so I am awaiting payment & pickup in early Summer of 2019. It is possible that the deal may fall through.

b.  Twin shaft motor, on 4 leg pedestal, with several special grinding wheels, this unit was strictly used for grinding/shaping very hard lathe cutting tools. LIKE NEW.   $120. Promised to that same above person, and awaiting payment and pickup.

c.  Sometime this Summer I will try to dispose of my electronics shop, many thousands of dollars of parts, furniture, etc., very extensive tools, & test equipment.  ~$15K for the shop.  At the same time, I will have for sale my bench grinders, vice's, drill press, sanders, and a lot of electric tools, such as drills, sanders, sawz-all, circular saws, etc....a LOT of etc....and the prices will be excellent!  If the shop does not sell, I will move it, or sell it in pieces, just not sure at this time...although the likelihood is that it will be moved to my home in Carson City, NV, as I am selling-out at Lake Tahoe.

2.  FREE:   Nokia E-65 small slider-type World Smart Phone. Quad band. Has camera, calendar, Bluetooth, WiFi, etc. Included is battery, 12 volt car adapter, 120/240 volt battery charger, data cord, and 120/240 volt adapter. Works fine! Used by a world traveler & by me on the ATT network here in the USA; he used it on trips around the world on other phone systems. Use as emergency phone, or, install your mini-sim card and have all functions. Data plan not needed unless you want every function.  Only things it does not have is a touch-type screen & GPS.  Sorry about the out of focus photos, just me not holding another camera steady-enough while trying to take a closeup. PRICE REDUCED TO ZERO for everything.  $15 if to NON-airhead member. Yes........FREEEEE to a Paid Member.

   

3.   http://FleischerElectronicsService.com/Bargain-Basement.htm

4.   SOLD.
 

5.   Computer item:
ATI Radeon Graphic Accelerator card.   Complete with packaging, box, instructions, and installation disc.  Does NOT need a fan, has its own gold plated large heat-sink.  A nice item!   ATI Radeon 9550 AGP   256 Mb DDR2 8X.     There are several versions of the 9550, this is the best one.  Just plug it into a slot in your computer. Especially nice if you have integrated video and want to upgrade for such as more intense graphics or gaming work, large monitor size, etc.   NEW; Tested and Guaranteed!   I was going to put this brand-new unit in my computer, then decided to purchase a computer for which it won't fit.  $20. I'll include shipping.

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FREE ...or extra-cheap!

(1) Free ski stuff (but will accept donations):

My age (81+) and declining physical condition have caused me to quit skiing. All my ski equipment, clothing, etc., is offered here for FREE...but if you want to donate some $, it would be appreciated, as I could use it.  If this stuff does not sell, well, I may have to force myself to get a pass next year, and see if I can mess my body up further.

I have two pairs of older straight skis, each comes with boots that match the binding setup for their associated skis. One pair is Kastle RX National Team, 190 size, in VERY nice condition with excellent condition Tyrolia bindings. The associated Lange boots are performance type, in size 9 or 9-1/2.  The other set of skis are Kastle Mid's, in size 175, with same Tyrolia bindings, with Rossignol boots to fit those skis; which are covered in paisley cloth (boots too!).

Available is a plug-in hot waxing outfit, ski jacket, various ski shirts/sweats from Heavenly, and also of my own design, the famous "When Hell Freezes Over, I'll Ski There Too". Even the helmet (53-58) is available, as is a pair of Smith Goggles, blue powder pants, etc.

(2) Olympus Accura Zoom 80 camera; autofocus, with manual.  NO problems.  FREE

(3) FREE!  RF modulators.  I have two of these.  They plug into a wall power socket. These convert audio and/or video signals so that you can use any TV (output is selectable for Channel 3 OR Channel 4).  Input can be a Wii, VCR, Video camera, DVD Disc player, FM receiver, any of the popular game boxes, ETC.   You simply connect the audio and video output of your goody, to the input of one of these RF modulators.  Inputs provided include Right and Left audio, and Video (including a separate S-video jack too).   My price is: FREE. Plus shipping.   These are small, and easily fit in a flat rate postal box.  If you take both, I will toss in some cables.

(4) FREE!    For Olympus D500-L or D600-L:  extra memory cards, A.C. Adapter C-7AU, manual, etc.  $13.00 + shipping for all of it.  I no longer have the camera, it was accidentally destroyed...boooo hoooo (dropping things from high up will do that).

(5) FREE!    Audio/Video Enhancer, model FA-310, in like-new condition throughout, made by Niippon Shokuhin Sangyo Co, of Japan.  Two channels of Left and Right audio input and video input; and same for outputs. Can be used as mono or stereo.  120VAC 50 or 60 Hz input, 6 watts.  Video inputs and outputs are standard 1Vp-p, 75 ohms, unbalanced.  Audio input is 500mv 47k; and output 500mv 1k.  Sharpness effectivness is +14db at 2mhz.  Audio noise reduction 9 db minimum at 8Khz. This item is well-built mechanically and electronically, and heavier than it looks from it's size; which is approximately 3 inches by 2 inches by 8 inches.  Expected shipping weight is 4 pounds. It has been tested and is guaranteed to be working properly.  Comes with Instruction Manual (manual is very usable, but has some spilt coffee staining).  The original purpose of this unit was to enhance video during transfer/copying/dubbing. The unit decreased the drop in resolution and improved the signal-to-noise ratio.  Videos would have snowy smeared pictures greatly improved. Fading was cancelled, and in general picture quality improved overall. This unit uses the double-delay-line approach, which improved the leading edge and the trailing edge of waveforms; rather than cheaper and lesser quality enhancers that only operated on the leading edge of waveforms. Ease of operation too, only one knob controls sharpness.  A noise suppression circuit is included that works on BOTH audio AND video. Hiss is reduced, and NOT from 'cutting highs' as done in lesser units.  You can't beat the price, FREE, and you get a $$$ unit! (you pay postage, and I'll always accept a 'donation').






NOT free section:

1.   1 pound bottle of liquid mercury.  NF high purity grade, make offer, sell or trade.   Can be used in gold mining, cleaning lead out of gun barrels, and many other things.   Bargain at $125.00.  Will NOT sell to anyone not willing to listen to me tell you how to handle it safely.

2.  Items from my electronics repair business.

a.  LARGE Bureau of Standards type of fan-style dynamometer A.C. voltmeter, mirror scale, jeweled bearings, and in original wood-case with leather handle, etc.  An antique, but in perfect working condition, and extremely accurate.  Suitable for actual use or for a museum, these are valuable for their preciseness; and, especially, the dynamometer style of movement which eliminates errors normally and regularly found in regular analog or digital meters due to waveform distortion.  Accuracy is approximately same as a modern digital meter on a clean signal! Price reduced to $150. GUARANTEED!



b.  |Antique, but functioning well, Precision E-200C RF signal generator, with a stabilizing temperature control setup inside that I installed; $60.

c.  Some asked about my three oscilloscopes. I sold the most complicated and hard to use one, and I have decided to sell only one more, as I need to have one left for now.   For sale is a Leader brand 5" round CRT oscilloscope, single channel, 10Mhz response, that is quite adequate for use in a repair shop.  It has all the usual sensitivity and sweep controls, sync, etc.   It is available with or without THREE EXTRA (and BRAND NEW) CRT tubes, that you can keep or sell.   $50 for the oscilloscope and $80 for the extra CRT's....a real bargain.  This particular oscilloscope has been my workhorse for audio and receiver alignment, etc.  Can provide photo on request.

Ask about the two channel power meter, oscillator, and AM/FM/FM stereo alignment generator, etc....an all in one instrument.  I haven't taken a photo or priced this yet.  Used with an oscilloscope, you have what you need.  Best this goes with the shop/biz, however.

3.  MANY thousands of electronics parts, from tubes to relays to transistors and every other type of part you can imagine (or, can't!). Way too much stuff to list here....so best to ask.    I have all sorts of semiconductors (especially $$ power types) ...and, generally, all the stuff you might find in an electronics repair shop with a long long history of working with industrial stuff; musician's, HiFi; ETC.  I'd rather sell the business, parts, test equipment, etc.,  to someone who wants to start up an audio repair shop....got $15K ?...but will sell a few parts, etc, until a buyer for all shows up ...which now appears unlikely. I will even trade for small items, or even the whole shop.

4.   Very good older hifi equipment ...my personal stuff.  All sorts of stuff, including Sony ~top-of-the-line turntable, with Shure top of line cartridge; a 3-motor reel to reel semi-pro tape recorder; etc. ...just a lot of stuff.  No room for any of it, where we will move to.

5. PRICE REDUCED!
A very good solidly built 35 mm pro camera outfit, for sale or trade. I purchased this entire outfit brand new for one commercial project, it had only light use, and has been in my storage FOR YEARS ....and is in absolutely wonderful condition.   It all is fitted into a Halliburton 'Zero' aluminum carrying case.  The camera is a Minolta XD11; with the Minolta DataBack fitted (regular back also included).  This camera is a true focal-plane type, yet has automatic aperature and shutter modes, selectable, programmable. Minolta was the first maker to do this, and it was so good that elements of its design were used by Leica in the R4.  This camera is rugged, metal and substantial (NOT plastic!).

It comes with a variety of lenses and goodies:
Minolta Rokkor-X, 20 mm F2.8
Minolta Rokkor-X, 50 mm F1.4
Vivitar Zoom lens...this is the Macro focusing Auto Zoom, F3.5, 70-210 mm
The lenses are all auto-coupled.

3X telXtender ...and, yes, it is also coupled.   This will increase the focal length by three times.
Telescopic lens adapter, you can use your eyeball and the long lens with this!
Spiratone Vignetar adapter, adjustable.
I think there is available an adapter made by some company that would even enable the use of these excellent lenses on digital cameras.
I have more not listed above that goes with this outfit.  Includes all sorts of filters (including Hoya 67 mm '80A' used for daylight with 3200° lamps), both 55mm and 67 mm polarizing filters, lens adaptors, extenders, Minolta high magnification adapter for viewfinder, Rollei 134B Automatic Electronic Flash (16" to 20 feet coverage and battery OR AC powered), literature, manuals, various shutter releases, lens cases, lipstick type lens brush, you really shouldn't need anything else.

Will trade/barter.
****PRICE REDUCED****:  $200 plus shipping



6.  Video camera.  Coby camcorder. BRAND NEW.  NEVER OUT OF THE STILL-SEALED PACKAGE.   Very simple to operate.  1.3 Mp, 2.4" bright color display flip-out & rotatable viewer.  ~3 hours recording time on any standard 4 Mb SD-SDHC type memory card.  Supports up to a 16Gb memory card.  AVI, M-JPEG format.  Will play into a TV, cable is included.  Features include still capture, LED low-light assist, 4 X digital zoom, USB transfer port.  Uses 3 each AAA common batteries.  Comes with installation CD.  Will work with most computers ...and it DOES support Windows 7, Vista, etc.   I bought this in a charity raffle.   YOUR price, reduced, is $10.


7.   HOW BIG IS YOUR EGO? This is a very unique custom-made one-of-a-kind jewelry piece.  This is a very heavy (LOTS of real gold) Dragon pendant, with a special ruby 'tongue' and nostrils, a diamond in an eye, and every one of the dragon's claws has a diamond of good quality.  On a postal scale the dragon and its gold chain will weigh 3-1/2 ounces.  That's not Troy weight (which is about 2.25 troy ounces) (converting it to PURE 24 ct gold for you it is about 1.31 Troy ounces of PURE gold).  Go check monex.com for the latest gold price.  This is heavy and massive.     I have all the specifications that I can e-mail if you are really interested.  It is available for sale or trade; ~$9,000.   It's melt-down (ugggh!) value varies with the price of rubies, diamonds and gold.  The dragon was originally purchased by ME as a thin gold dragon shell, designed and made by a craftsman in the Virgin Islands, where I purchased it in person.   I had it filled with gold and had the diamonds and rubies added ...all this by The Jewelry Factory; the exact same place, by the exact same person (Bob Lindner), who made most of Liberace's fancy jewelry.   I INCLUDE the paperwork from The Jewelry Factory!  This is a very special piece; and with the price of gold and custom pieces is worth an increasing amount of $.     I have had a most difficult time trying to photograph it, as the shiny reflective surfaces tend to look black or otherwise be distorted, and the diamonds reflection makes them look out of focus.  The photos are the best I've been able to do with my not fancy digital camera equipment...and do not show the large ruby tongue and diamonds very well at all, nor the sharpness of the piece.

       


The brilliance of the diamonds did not help matters in trying to take these photos.  It would be worse now that I have polished the gold. The dragon itself is about 2 inches by 2-1/2 inches, maybe a bit more.  You really need to see this piece in person.  It is large, heavy, and only someone with an EGO (like mine?) would wear this.   It is listed with more information, on this website under  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/dragon.htm

8.   REAL Dental picks.  Sharp!  Great for those little jobs ....like cleaning-up female spade connectors; cleaning-up the junction of the insulator-to-metal-body of neutral switches on the BMW Airhead 5 speed transmissions prior to epoxying to prevent oil leaks; snagging pesky ignition springs; etc.  LOTS of uses.   I often grind mine for special shapes.  These are real surgical steel picks, not Chinese cheapos.  If you grind on them, be very careful not to overheat the metal, otherwise you loose the hardness.   I have NONE left right now; this listing is being left here, as I hope to obtain some more for you.



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My electronics business is for sale.   $15,000.
When ...well, if ...sold, I will retire to mostly BMW work for website articles for the Airheads Club, magazines, etc.     
http://fleischerelectronicsservice.com/  has a link to the sale-of-the-business page.

I will be willing to sell the furnished house and the machinery and business too, as one lot.  I need to retire to hobbies (yes, including BMW stuff).  Who knows what will happen?    But, whatever is coming, is coming SOOOON.

On that website is an article that has some of the things on the sale page you are now looking at, but possibly lots more:
http://fleischerelectronicsservice.com/bargain-basement.htm


Things I'm interested in getting (trade/barter ....and/or ...I will pay cash or add cash as appropriate):

1.   BMW SNABB Katalog that is marked on the rear cover outside as 01-01-9-796-621.

2.   Replacement for my awfully well worn SNABB Katalog which is 01 09 9 796 332  1.5 V/81

3.  BMW factory service manual and perhaps parts manual, for 1981+ R65, and OK if it also covers R80ST, etc.

4.  With my grand piano now having been sold, I need a decent 76 key or 88 key keyboard.  Touch sensitive and must have a headphone output (speaker output and speakers built-in are not a must).  I do NOT need fancy tunes, chord settings, etc.  I am only going to use it as a piano (well, maybe a harpsichord too).

Penny and I MAY make our guest room available now and then.   PCT 'thru-hikers' and BMW bike enthusiasts/owners, who are Members of the Airheads Club....>>ONLY!    You can ask.   This offer will stop, of course, once the Tahoe house is on the market with a Realtor.


For anything on this entire page:   I may trade/barter.  I also may dicker on combining things!  Ask or make me an offer.

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After we agree about an item and its shipping; you can pay in several ways.

By PayPal:
Click on this link:  http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/emailimage.htm which is a photo which shows my full E-mail address which is also my PayPal account number.  If you send PayPal funds as "personal">> "gift", or similar, I may not have to pay their fees.

Go to http://www.paypal.com, or just use the PayPal logos in this article & pay using my e-mail address as to where you are sending the funds.  I can also send a money request to you through PayPal, but my last try at that made me pay their fees.

By personal check or cash (please do NOT send cash via snail mail) or United States Postal Service Money Orders (which I can cash and pay for your item's shipping at the same time at the Post Office).  If you wish to send me a personal check or bank draft, money order, etc., my mailing address is:   R. Fleischer; 2601 Alma Avenue; So. Lake Tahoe, CA  96150-3036.  ALWAYS let me know how you wish to pay, AHEAD OF TIME.

The United States Postal Service has been improving its "Service".  Internet tracking is standard for most all mail, as an example.  I always go to USPS.com for the latest information before quoting you costs.  I usually ship things to USA addresses via Priority Mail or First Class, or the new version of Parcel Post.  I have some used cardboard boxes, and good packing materials; at no cost to you. 

I ship packages out of the U.S. by First Class Package International for the lowest postal rates.  Insurance for that type of shipping may be available now.

For international mailings, there is also Priority Mail or Express Mail where insurance & tracking are available; although that type of service usually costs much more than First Class Package International.   "First Class Package International" shipments seem to take from 2 weeks to 5+ weeks.  I will NOT ship First Class Package International to international locations without YOUR understanding that shipment might take as long as 5 weeks, sometimes more.  I WILL provide, upon your request, a copy of the mailing receipt, as proof I mailed the item; plus, whatever type of proof of shipment is available (typically via Internet tracking).

For very expensive items there is a USPS service called Insured-Registered mail, which is very secure for expensive items, whether domestic or foreign; it is rather typically slow.

Sometimes, UPS is considerably cheaper than USPS, sometimes that is reversed.  I usually check both.

I almost always provide the Internet tracking number and information (when available or if purchased) to anyplace I ship to.


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