We ship the most economical method for you unless you specify otherwise. The shipping cost listed is only an estimate and is determined by cost of the item not weight. Most times shipping cost is much less. If for some reason it seems to be unreasonable please call 307-875-5461 and we can give you a closer estimate.
Ready to measure from either end. Just pick up tape and flip to side that starts with 1 inch and you are ready to go. No more struggling to find the right end.