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  1. Hello, all. New to these boards and we are in need of assistance. Two questions: 1. Will there be a problem with customs (assuming we are PR and have the menaje de casa) in moving our 20 boxes of hobby items from the USA to Mexico? These include yarn (which is obviously new, because it isn't yet knitted into anything), knitting needles, crochet and sewing supplies, weaving tools like shuttles and hooks, 3 small and different types of old looms each about the size of a breadbox, a spinning wheel, a 1980s table loom, quilting squares of exotic fabric, books about the above-mentioned hobbies, colored pencils, etc etc. accompanied by more mundane items like super soft bed linens, the usual hand tools, and possibly our favorite cheese grater. 2. Is there an option for LTL (less than truckload) moving of items? I am getting really expensive quotes for entire households of items when in fact we really just want to bring our hobby supplies. I looked on the UPS site and it appears that I can ship a 4x4x4 pallet of boxes weighing 500 pounds for 750 usd, but I wonder if that is covered by the menaje? I would consider buying new weaving equipment in Guadalajara (if there is a dealer who imports looms) or purchasing new through, say, Amazon, and having shipped to Mexico, but after paying aduana the price becomes prohibitive. So I would prefer to stick with my old, familiar things. Thanks for any advice.
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