Why do people use packing peanuts when packing a heavy item such as an amp or speakers? Many of the MBE packing places rely heavily on this things. If you think of it, what good will they do when a 50 lb amp shifts. All they will do is crush and flatten.
05-01-02: Avideo Packing peanuts are good for packing with certain types of items and/or as a low weight filler. However, as Sean has already pointed out, heavy items such as amps should ALWAYS the double boxed. The ideal is having the inner box packed with foam that tightly fits the amp or electronic unit and the box it is packed in. Then the outer box is tightly packed with peanuts and or bubble wrap. Packed that way, the inner box will not move around much at all. And by the way - anyplace that packs a heavy item such as an amp by merely packing it up in a single box with peanuts doesn't know a thing about packaging. Avideo (Threads | Answers | This Thread)