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Old 05-08-2019, 05:26 PM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere
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I'm considering doing this next year. Whoever mentioned using pillowcases instead of boxes: great idea!!!
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Old 05-08-2019, 11:36 PM
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Location: Beaverton, OR
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Kind of. I mean we are sending the rest of the house into storage and just bringing what fits into our two cars for a few months in an apartment while the rest of the house remains in storage until the new house completes lol. So itís kind of similar
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Old 05-11-2019, 12:50 AM
 
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I really wish I had the gall to do this but with being poor and money being tight when I last moved I rented a U-Haul. I guess it was a personal preference as well. If you can afford to do it I guess it would be worth it. When I moved out of my parents house I pretty much packed what I owned in my truck and took it, didn't have much this this was able to work. I have since acquired a bed and a couch that I really love and don't want to part with, I know someday I will have to part with it. If I have to move again I do wonder if I could get a packing expert to help me with my stuff and truck to get it all in there and not hassle with a U-Haul.

Charlie.
I moved much the same way. A Uhaul and a pickup but I couldn't put much of anything in the truck because on the way I had to go to a funeral in Canada and it's the pits to have a loaded truck if I'm the one they pick to search.
I've moved many, many times it has always impressed me most what it costs. Most on here seem to rolling in wealth. I had to have health insurance, ended up on Cobra (very expensive), had credit card payments, truck payments and other stuff. Had a place to stay but ended with temp job that doesn't pay much until I found an apartment maintenance job. Where I came from I had a double wide trail that I paid off at noon and at 3p got lay off notice didn't have much money to move but got lucky and won 800$ last 2 days in row before I moved (concluded guy upstairs likes me for some reason) Only put 20$ in machines.
. Anyway I arrived with 6000$ and barely lasted until I started real job. 2000$ a month just vanished.
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Old 05-11-2019, 01:39 PM
 
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You also can get large heavy duty garbage bags for your clothes and vacuum out the air to make the bag smaller.
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Old 05-19-2019, 10:14 AM
 
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I fit a lot of stuff inside shoes. Like gadgets, cords, kitchen supplies...
One of the best tips I have ever read! And also acts as shoe trees, helping the shoes keep their shape.

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