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llineb

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How long can I keep my M&P base before I need to use it. I want to order in bulk to get my cost down but I'm afraid it might sit on the shelf for 6 months before I can use it all. Is this ok?
 

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supersoaper3000 said:
Depending on the type of base, you should be able to use it for up to one year on average.
Awesome, I was thinking on ordering the SFIC in bulk but had heard someone say they don't keep M&P base for more than 3 months. This i9s goog new! Thanks!
 

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Someone at SFIC told me that the bases last a pretty long time - as long as you keep it out of sunlight, and as long as the bases don't get super crumbly, they are fine.
 

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Keep the bases wrapped tightly and they should keep longer than a year. On a side note, I found a bar of soap I made just experimenting. It was like almost two years since I made it and believe it or not it still lathered.
 

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I would advice you against purchasing a big quantity right away. There are different bases in the market. Try them first and once you decide which one you like the most then purchase that one in bulk.
 

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Looking at llineb's website, I daresay she is experienced enough to know what base she wants. Pretty stuff!

Someday I will order direct from SFIC, but for my needs at the moment WSP's free shipping rocks my world :wink:

Keep it cool dark and dry and it will last just fine for you I am sure. Best of luck!
 

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supersoaper3000 said:
Looking at llineb's website, I daresay she is experienced enough to know what base she wants. Pretty stuff!

Someday I will order direct from SFIC, but for my needs at the moment WSP's free shipping rocks my world :wink:

Keep it cool dark and dry and it will last just fine for you I am sure. Best of luck!
That's sweet, but the problem is that I don't really get internet orders. We live in a small town and it's mostly craft shows and a few consignment stores. I recently got two wholesale orders that could turn into a regular order. The problem I am having is the soap base that I love from Wisteria Lane ( hard as milled soap) is expensive with the $49.95 fedex shipping added on to it. I was looking for a way to get my cost down so I could actually make some money on my wholesale soap. I was thinking about ordering the mother load from SFIC directly. I just wasn't sure how long i could keep the base. i guess I would need to wrap everything as suggested since they come in unwrapped logs.

If anyone has a hard white base they like that doesn't use fedex to ship it let me know. :0)
 

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Someday I will order direct from SFIC, but for my needs at the moment WSP's free shipping rocks my world
I was very surprised to read this. At least it is working for somebody. I had to switch from WSP because their prices with shipping have become so out of hand for me.
 

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llineb said:
supersoaper3000 said:
Looking at llineb's website, I daresay she is experienced enough to know what base she wants. Pretty stuff!

Someday I will order direct from SFIC, but for my needs at the moment WSP's free shipping rocks my world :wink:

Keep it cool dark and dry and it will last just fine for you I am sure. Best of luck!
That's sweet, but the problem is that I don't really get internet orders. We live in a small town and it's mostly craft shows and a few consignment stores. I recently got two wholesale orders that could turn into a regular order. The problem I am having is the soap base that I love from Wisteria Lane ( hard as milled soap) is expensive with the $49.95 fedex shipping added on to it. I was looking for a way to get my cost down so I could actually make some money on my wholesale soap. I was thinking about ordering the mother load from SFIC directly. I just wasn't sure how long i could keep the base. i guess I would need to wrap everything as suggested since they come in unwrapped logs.

If anyone has a hard white base they like that doesn't use fedex to ship it let me know. :0)
You might check, but that base I believe is very similar to SFIC's low sweat white base. Try http://www.tkbtrading.com/item.php?item_id=761&category_id=45 and they will usually use USPS for shipping and it's fairly reasonable and they carry the SFIC MP bases.
 

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I get all my colors from there but I have never tried their bases. I'll order some. Thanks!

The owner is my melt and pour "diva." I love her stuff!
 

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I used to work close to TKB so it was really dangerous for me, I could order one day and pick up at lunch the next day. Now I work too far away to do that, but still order from her on a regular basis. Customer service is great and I love the colors.
 

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