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macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jan 18, 2019
If you put it in the original box, how should the original box in turn be packaged?


macrumors Penryn
Feb 20, 2009
I'd find a second box.
It should be big enough to hold the iMac original box, with a little "extra room" on all sides.

Then, use styrofoam "peanuts" to pack around it.
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macrumors 65816
Apr 25, 2015
Rural Southern Virginia
I believe when I sent my 2010 27" iMac to OWC for a SSD upgrade, they sent me a heavy outer box for shipping, to slightly more than double the thickness of the original box. It apparently worked well, since I had to send it back a second time for a warranty issue, and my iMac continued to work well after that.

It's also not hard to construct an outer box to fit. Making it a bit larger for allow for styrofoam peanuts, or even air pillows, would make sense.
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