Electric Violin-packing and shipping

June 16, 2019, 2:19 PM · I'm going to be selling my Yamaha EV-205 on ebay, and I'm hoping someone here might have some suggestions for packing and shipping it safely. I've never shipped an instrument before. Thank you!

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June 16, 2019, 3:38 PM · Just take the bridge off and put some foam around it. Should be fine.
June 17, 2019, 2:49 PM · You don't need to take the bridge down on an electric violin, ship in the case with some foam around the loose parts inside the case, have 2 inches of packing peanuts around the case on all sides, select a big enough box to accomplish this. And you should be fine.

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