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Hi. I'm looking for mailing bags---simple design, adhesive on one edge---to send t-shirts in (so I don't have to mail boxes each time).

Does anyone know where to look?
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Yes uline.com carries the poly mailers. You can also find them on ebay.
 

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What would be wrong with using the bag you can get from the post office? I know they hae them for priority mail. .... JB
 

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Hi Teresa, If I was going to mail a garment to a customer or any other item, priority would be my only choice. I have experience with shipping through the USPS and priority is a little more costly,but it's the best choice. IMHO ..... JB
 

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Hi Jerry
I know when you get the priority bags they have to be mailed as a priority package.
They may not be wanting to pay the priority rate.
This is true – but also I use the polybag when I send Priority Mail because it protects the shirt much better. I was using the free USPS Tyvek envelopes all the time – until I received a returned shirt in the mail that had stains all over it. Apparently the mail carrier was playing kickball with it in a mud puddle or something. :rolleyes:

The muddy water – or whatever it was – went right through the envelope onto the shirt and ruined it. I thought the Tyveks were waterproof ... but yeah ... not so much. :(
 

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This may strike some as odd, but I found the perfect solution to my poly-bag problems...garbage bags.
I came across them 2 holiday seasons ago when I went to my trusty ebay supplier and he was back ordered on my usual 10x13 polybags. I needed a quick solution so I dug up my old bar sealer and went to Home Depot and bought some 3mil contractor grade black bags [it's the same stuff that Uline sells in a 12in roll and calls "tubing", for heat sealing]. They worked like a charm. Best thing is that I'm not restricted by the size of the order. I normally had to keep 3 sizes of envelopes and 2 sizes of boxes on hand to ship out my shirts. But now, I only keep the roll of bags and the deep flat rate priority box. Plus, they work out to about 6 cents per envelope cheaper than the poly bags. Win-win, I thought.
 

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This may strike some as odd, but I found the perfect solution to my poly-bag problems...garbage bags.
I came across them 2 holiday seasons ago when I went to my trusty ebay supplier and he was back ordered on my usual 10x13 polybags. I needed a quick solution so I dug up my old bar sealer and went to Home Depot and bought some 3mil contractor grade black bags [it's the same stuff that Uline sells in a 12in roll and calls "tubing", for heat sealing]. They worked like a charm. Best thing is that I'm not restricted by the size of the order. I normally had to keep 3 sizes of envelopes and 2 sizes of boxes on hand to ship out my shirts. But now, I only keep the roll of bags and the deep flat rate priority box. Plus, they work out to about 6 cents per envelope cheaper than the poly bags. Win-win, I thought.
Interesting idea. I have an impulse sealer so maybe I will try that next time.
 

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Garbage bags, What a good idea. I ship priority because I think they get better treatment from the postal employees. ... JB
 
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