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NiteHawk

5/15/2017 4:16:39 PM
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Alternatives to Border Services

Does anyone know of any alternatives to Border Services in Dunseith ND?

Mamabear2

5/15/2017 4:47:19 PM
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Sep 2013
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Mike's Parcel Pickup

I've heard that you can get things shipped and mailed at the post office in Bottineau,ND but I'm not 100% sure about this.  
 
There's also Mike's Parcel Pickup south of Emerson in Pembina, ND  
http://www.mikesparcelpickup.com

F8

5/15/2017 5:21:38 PM
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May 2008
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There is also

Mears Implement in Rolla ND. 20 min south of Killarney.

k-man

5/15/2017 5:26:17 PM
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???

Ive dealt with Jay for 10+ years. always been great.

thehyperteacher

5/15/2017 7:00:05 PM
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Jun 2015
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Dunseith box

Yes, you can get a box at dunseith, which is super cheap ($35 for six months). Just remember you can't get ups or Purolator packages as it is only usps.  
 
I have had nothing but terrible experiences with Jay, culminating in last week when he forced me to take a package he's had since November and charged me a storage fee simply because the package was in my name (I have a super common last name) and said if I didn't take it, I couldn't have my actual package. Insisted I was the only person he has with that last name even though my sister in law has my identical name, and was just there last week (side note, he gave her one of my private packages last time she was there). After paying $40 for two packages, I will never be back. The time before that, he charged me first package rate for two packages, simply because one was in my maiden name, even though he's known me for years and I had id in both names to prove I was the same person. Even a border officer asked me once if he was in his usual "mood". I like most people, but he is unbelievable.

NiteHawk

5/16/2017 4:58:18 PM
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Thanks Everyone

for the suggestions.

traveller

5/16/2017 6:38:28 PM
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:)

several places in bottinue will accept packages, personally i have used tweeds and the parts store (cheapest) ive heard of others but cant remember all of them. i also used to have a usps box but i dont get as much anymore and let it go, you can only get usps shipments there tho

AG12

5/16/2017 9:23:44 PM
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name....

  
traveller said "several places in bottinue will accept packages, personally i have used tweeds and the parts store (cheapest) ive heard of others but cant remember all of them. i also used to have a usps box but i dont get as much anymore and let it go, you can only get usps shipments there tho "

whats the name of the parts store?

TWENTY

5/16/2017 10:53:00 PM
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Mar 2017
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Parts

  
AG12 said "
  
traveller said "several places in bottinue will accept packages, personally i have used tweeds and the parts store (cheapest) ive heard of others but cant remember all of them. i also used to have a usps box but i dont get as much anymore and let it go, you can only get usps shipments there tho "

whats the name of the parts store? "

My boyfriend got parts for one of our tractors sent to Nodak Supply years ago. Just phoned and asked and picked it up 2 days later. Not sure if they still do it, its a bit longer of a drive but can hit up Walmart while there!

pudds

5/17/2017 9:37:44 AM
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Jun 2010
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If you don''t want to make the drive, there are online re-shipping alternatives as well. I''ve used this one and it worked well: https://www.shipito.com/en/  
 
When you factor in the cost and time for the drive the cost comes out about the same I think.  
 
Edited by pudds, 2017-05-17 09:38:23

 
 
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