I really, really hate to have to make this announcement, but it looks like I may be forced to raise some of my prices on the Cool Products page of this web site. Still not sure if the actual cost of shipping have gone up (again) or whether the place I normally use to ship my products just discovered that it has been undercharging for a while, but I had a nasty surprise when I went to mail out my latest orders. Now keep in mind that because of the way my website is hosted I have to roll the cost of shipping and handling into the price listed on this site, which is good in a way since the price you see is what you pay unlike some other sites where you think you're getting a fantastic deal only to find the total amount due almost doubling at the last minute due to shipping and handling cost. But when I stopped by to mail things out this weekend, I found that it is now costing me just over $6.00 to mail out 10 of the NRA approved B-27 targets if I use Media Class mail! Add in the cost of the mailing tubes I use to avoid folding them, plus the cost of having them printed (sorry people, but I'm still too small to have my own printing department) and that leaves me with a profit of only 15 cents for a pack of 10 targets at my current prices! If I tried to use Priority mail, the cost would jump to $16.95; which is more than my market survey data says I could charge and still manage to sell targets. So, I'm really and truly sorry, but I'm afraid starting Friday, February 27, 2015, I will be forced to raise the prices on my targets by $2.00-3.00 a pack.
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