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Re: [midatlanticretro] Need a truck? Re: IBM Series 1

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    PRetty much. My website has pics -- Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. ... Seems feasible. How wide are the cabinets? ~24
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      PRetty much. My website has pics
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      Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

      Matthew <matt_liddle@...> wrote:


      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...> wrote:
      >
      > Matt,
      >
      > We could remove the components from the cabinet and hoist up. We're
      > talking two 6.5' tall cabinets plus 6 heavy components. It's not that bad,
      > I was able to move the thing before and it can be done again. Beggers
      > can't be choosers! Thanks!
      >
      > Bill Degnan
      >

      Seems feasible. How wide are the cabinets? ~24" external width like a standard comm rack? Thanks!

      Matt



      > -------- Original Message --------
      > > From: "Matthew" <matt_liddle@...>
      > > Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 2:11 PM
      > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Need a truck? Re: IBM Series 1
      > >
      > > I have a longbed pickup capable of hauling the load and would be happy to
      > help the cause... I do not however have the foklift nessecary to put an S1
      > in the bed. If anyone has a solution to the "lifting a computer
      > approximately as dense as a small star" problem I can probably help on the
      > transportation side.
      > >
      > > Matt
      > >
      > > --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, B Degnan <billdeg@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > At 12:21 PM 7/13/2011, you wrote:
      > > > > > and I have a Series/1 I can't apparently sell or give
      > > > > > away. Seriously, this thing is going to go to the scrapper
      > > > > > eminently, please if anyone here has considered taking it please
      > do.
      > > > > > Will Donzelli has first dibs (most recent to express interest),
      > > > > > but anyone is welcome. If I have time I will disassemble it and
      > keep
      > > > > > maybe the 4956, but there are three mombo hard drives and two 4997
      > > > > > cabinets. I am concerned that I will be locked out of the building
      > 8/1.
      > > > >
      > > > >I would personally love to save the Series/1 but I have no way of
      > > > >getting it and no place to store it. Does MARCH have a Series/1? I
      > > > >will contribute toward expenses if someone can get this from Bill
      > > > >and get it to infoAge. Any takers?
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > > I will help load it on the truck, but I am having trouble keeping up
      > > > with my current work and I really don't want to disassemble the
      > > > entire system myself. I will try to make myself available as best as
      > > > I can. Ideally, if the system can be wheeled out the door and loaded
      > > > onto a lift gate truck it would be "easiest". We'd still need to
      > > > build a ramp that can support the system as it travels across the
      > > > threshold of the door way and onto the surface of the parking
      > > > lot. There is no way to lift this thing even an inch without
      > > > mechanical assistance without taking the components out of the
      > > > cabinet. Each component weighs at least 45kg, some as much as 69kg.,
      > > >
      > > > Ask Bryan Pope if moving this thing is fun. He probably still has
      > > > nightmares about it. You'll need a car jack to lower some of the
      > components.
      > > >
      > > > Bill
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >

      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >







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