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Bradford and Pedestal Mailboxes

by cmomoney Posted 10th Mar 2011 at 7:29 PM - Updated 22nd Nov 2012 at 7:53 PM by cmomoney
26 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 17 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.

You will need to be patched to 1.26/Pets to use this

Add variety to your neighborhoods with these two functional mailboxes. Each cost $100 and is found in Outdoor/Lawn ornaments. Each has two presets.

The Bradford:

The Pedestal:

To use these, download my Deletable Mailbox Mod and put it in your mods folder along with these mailboxes. In Buy/Build mode, delete the default mailbox and replace with one of these.


Polygon Counts:
Bradford = 724

Pedestal = 415

Additional Credits:
Thanks to orangemittens, Buzzler, Leesester, Daluved, and Peter and Inge Jones.
Tags: #mailbox

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
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Size: 417.1 KB · Downloads: 12,835 · 10th Mar 2011
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Size: 247.4 KB · Downloads: 14,567 · 10th Mar 2011
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Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Quick Guide:

1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

Extracting from RAR, ZIP, or 7z: You will need a special program for this. For Windows, we recommend 7-Zip and for Mac OSX, we recommend Keka. Both are free and safe to use.

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Mad Poster
#2 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 7:51 PM
I have been waiting on this. Good job on the mailboxes and hopefully other creators will come up with some other styles.

Thanks alot for the mailbox mod and new mailbox styles.
Test Subject
10th Mar 2011 at 8:13 PM
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Test Subject
#3 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 9:21 PM
Thank you soooo much! This was a much needed addition to the game.
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 9:24 PM
Finally some different style mailboxes!

Thank you! I love em!
Forum Resident
#5 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 9:25 PM
Our mailbox looks just like the Bradford one, only we painted it dark green. It used to be black, though.
Mad Poster
#6 Old 10th Mar 2011 at 10:59 PM
Very nice,thank you!
#7 Old 11th Mar 2011 at 1:56 AM
I really love the Bradford one! Thank you so much for making these mods and the one that you have for Deletable and Buyable for the Colonial Mailbox. I was always wanting to be able to use the one from WA and Barnacle Bay and now I know how to do it, thanks to you!
Field Researcher
#8 Old 11th Mar 2011 at 1:32 PM
What I really would like is a mailbox on the wall, but I'm not good at meshes.
Maybe you'll get inspired in the future to make one. (A)

But I really like these two mailboxes, especcially the Bradford. Defenitly gonna use those in-game.
#9 Old 12th Mar 2011 at 8:36 AM
Wow this is great! Finally some new mailbox styles to choose for ourselves. Thanks!
Test Subject
#10 Old 12th Mar 2011 at 8:31 PM
Thank you so much! I've been searching for something like this for a very long time. These are such realistic mailboxes. Good job!
Test Subject
#11 Old 14th Mar 2011 at 3:03 AM
I love the bradford mailbox! Both are very realistic. Thank you!
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 27th Mar 2011 at 5:59 PM
Can you make the special Barnacle Bay mailboxes buyable?

Lab Assistant
#13 Old 27th Mar 2011 at 6:00 PM
And maybe also make the original mailbox buyable, just in case someone replaced it with a different mailbox, but wants the original back.

Field Researcher
#14 Old 12th Apr 2011 at 2:32 AM
I have tried for almost a week to get the deletable mailbox mod without success. I always get the white wall of the "Internet Explorer can't display this page" message. Is there any possibility your mod might also be uploaded to MTS?
Sesquipedalian Pisciform
retired moderator THANKS POST
#15 Old 12th Apr 2011 at 4:30 AM
Hi dolldrms1, you are the only user so far who cannot download the file - what browser are you using?

I tested and I can download in IE6, 7,8, firefox, safari and Opera.

Field Researcher
#16 Old 12th Apr 2011 at 5:49 PM
I have IE 8. I haven't been able to access the leefish site in weeks. I tried to access again this morning but still get the same IE cannot display this page message.

I am on AT&T DSL and I'm wondering if this is a DNS issue like I had with MTS several months ago. I hope not. I have a new computer and my husband really doesn't want me messing with the DNS settings just to get to one web page.

If that's the case, is there anything you can do from your end? I would think other AT&T DSL users might be encountering the same problem.
Sesquipedalian Pisciform
retired moderator
#17 Old 12th Apr 2011 at 10:28 PM
It looks like the DNS cache is the problem, you can do a flush_dns. It won't hurt your pc as far as I know and its very easy to do.

Steps to Flush DNS Cache in Windows

1) The first thing you need to do in Windows is to open a command prompt. You do this by going to Start then Run and in the Open box that pops up type the letters ‘cmd’. This will open a new window with a black screen, a prompt, a blinking cursor where you can type in commands.
2) At the command prompt you type in the following command ‘ipconfig /flushdns’

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Field Researcher
#18 Old 13th Apr 2011 at 1:53 AM
I did the flush the DNS cache as suggested. However, that didn't do anything to resolve the issue. Actually, I even flushed twice. After flushing the first time I tried the link from the overview page to the site and after again getting the IE can't display page, I flushed again and tried the Leefish link from My Sims3 Blog. Unfortunately, it still resulted in receiving the same IE can't display page.

BTW, I should have mentioned in my last post that I do appreciate you taking the time to try and help, so don't want to forget to say thanks in this post
Sesquipedalian Pisciform
retired moderator THANKS POST
#19 Old 15th Apr 2011 at 7:56 AM
Well, its all very odd - I spoke to cmo and you are the only person with this issue that we are aware of - if others have a problem we encourage them to post here in this thread. Maybe I banned your ip range due to spammers if you cant see the site at all. In that case I will PM you with an alternative link.
Test Subject
#20 Old 7th May 2011 at 1:37 PM
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 21st Sep 2012 at 10:30 AM
Test Subject
#22 Old 22nd Nov 2012 at 6:30 PM
Does this one need update for patch 1.42?
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Original Poster
#23 Old 22nd Nov 2012 at 7:49 PM
No it works in 1.42/Seasons.

"Part of being a mesher is being persistent through your own confusedness" - HystericalParoxysm
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Field Researcher
#24 Old 24th May 2013 at 10:38 PM
Do I still need the mod from Leefish? If so, I'm not able to access it either! I'm getting a "MyBB Internal error (43)". Thanks!
Test Subject
#25 Old 17th May 2014 at 12:22 AM
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