Huge vinyl delays worldwide apparently.
I ordered a vinyl variant of a small band (Pupil Slicer) about.... 5 months back. Only just turned up.So annoying but I thought so. Even though I had 2 new releases today.
Amazon changed the dates for inglorious and Jackie brown to December 31st (which is clearly just a date they’ve used to cover them) but kept this for the 17th. I’ve not seen the date change on any other site though. So I don’t think the delay will be that long
Should be stuff like this....I'm just curious but does anybody have pictures of what retailers use to ship albums to keep them from getting broken?
Is there an industry standard?
Should be stuff like this....
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there’s just different versions of these. Some thin, some thicker. I have vinyl coming through the Door every week and most the time it’s fine
so Amazon, sometimes send it in a huge box, and The 1 vinyl lays flat and they put some paper over it. That can rattle around and bend corners but it depends
That package in the second picture looks much better.
Most times vinyl arrives ok but sometimes it can happen you get seam split on album sleeves or on record sleevesThat package in the second picture looks much better.
Yeah it’s thicker and they have a card piece inside for more protection. Mondo and waxwork have some of the best packaging. It’s like that second pic but really thick.
HMV packaging ain’t bad. Zavvi at times can be ok. Sometimes it’s in one of those vinyl boxes and sometimes it’s similar to amazon and they use a giant box with the air bag padding’s
I did have one turn up from WHSmith damaged the other week. They usually use decent boxes but this one in particular was incredibly thin