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I am making a new mailbox post, but I have two prototypes and need to decide which one to use. On the left, is the empire state building, on the right is the chrysler building. What do you think?
-- Scott in North Carolina
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#1 posted 08-09-2014 02:42 PM
Will the mailbox sit on top of these posts?
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#2 posted 08-09-2014 02:46 PM
Nope this is the post that sticks up behind the mailbox, so nothing will cover it.
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#3 posted 08-09-2014 02:57 PM
The Chrysler Building echoes the shape of my mail box, so that’s the right choice for me. Your mileage may vary … especially if you own a Chrysler!
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#4 posted 08-09-2014 03:24 PM
Chrysler building doesn’t look like a typical post top but the Empire State top might be mistaken for a typical point. I recently visited New York and the Chrysler stands out on the skyline as a work of art.
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#5 posted 08-09-2014 03:53 PM
Both are pretty cool.Roger
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#6 posted 08-09-2014 04:50 PM
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#7 posted 08-09-2014 05:00 PM
Cool! I’d go for the Chrysler Building because it is far more unique and distinctive IMHO.
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#8 posted 08-09-2014 05:31 PM
I don’t know. Those look kinda plain.How about something a little more challenging….................
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#9 posted 08-09-2014 10:48 PM
I have to go with redryder—although the least likely of the 3 ideas to get re-decorated by birds is EMPIRE!
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#10 posted 08-10-2014 04:00 AM
Not the answer you were after but,
Both look good why limit your range to only one style?
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#11 posted 08-10-2014 04:50 AM
At least with the empire state you wont have birds perching on your post.
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#12 posted 08-10-2014 12:47 PM
Thanks redryder, that would look good for a mailbox!
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#13 posted 08-10-2014 09:38 PM
King Kong never climbed the Chrysler Building, so I vote for Empire State Building!
#14 posted 08-10-2014 09:46 PM
King Kong better stay off my mailbox, or I better build it a littler sturdier!
#15 posted 08-11-2014 04:25 AM
So…....the answer is….?
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