It never hurts to ask, although I think ideally you should ask before you bid. I only think it would be rude if you bid on it and then asked, the person said no, and you got upset about it.
Originally Posted by Jachut
So its $4.30 per item - even if its only a Bumkins cover which weighs about 10 grams.
Originally Posted by Aherne
You could always get yourself a scale for like $15 and then you would be able to find out exact shipping online. Charge a handling fee for the purchased bag would be acceptable. You'll probably sell more if you dont have high shipping and then YOU would be getting more profit instead of the post office.
People often take into consideration shipping charges when they bid. If an item is worth $20 to me but shipping is $5... then I will only bid $15.