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Wanted - Shipping Crate in Darwin

Hi Guys,

Does anyone have a shipping crate large enough for a Tiger 800XC in Darwin, or know where I can get one? She's off to Timor...

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There's no need for crating the bike when you ship it to East Timor, they just lash it into a shared container. At least that's what they (I assume you're shipping with Toll) did with my bike from ET to Oz and any other bike of riders I came across in ET and Darwin.
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Thanks Jeroen, but Toll told me they couldn't do it. I also tried Swire Shipping but no joy, but they recommended SDV Shipping and they've quoted 260 AUD crated or 620 AUD uncrated.
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Crates available for a carton of

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Thanks Drwnite! Luckily I know where I can get a carton of - maybe even 2 and help you drink one! Do you work there? I'll pop in and see you when I arrive around 25th (after Gibb River Road).
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Right. Didn't even know SDV was accepting bikes. Good to know. Good luck and enjoy drinking with Drwnite, he's very good at it
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Ha Ha a man gets a fair bit of practice with all the visitors :-)

PM me when you get close Chris, Job's on mate :-)

Hows thing going Jaroen ?
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Cheers Drwnite - will do
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Hows thing going Jaroen ?
All good mate. Have been in Sydney looking for a job. Now bored with that so taking off for a ride to Alice Springs this week.
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Hi, Chris. I'm in Dili now, waiting for the Toll boat to arrive. No problems with sending the bike DR650, uncrated. There are problems with Toll cancelling boats due to a lack of freight. See Amy Bartiz at the Darwin office, she will sort it out for you. the cost was $440, this will depend on who measures the bike, a mates DR was $35 cheaper.
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Hi John,

Thanks for that - another option then, although Australia may bankrupt me if I have to wait too long for the next Toll boat! Safe trip and I look forward to Dili!

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