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12204Re: Bought an RF-30! Now, how do I transport it?

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  • leasingham_connelly
    Apr 1, 2005
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      --- In mill_drill@yahoogroups.com, Eric Murray <yahoo@l...> wrote:
      > On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 06:22:28AM -0000, S_F_Guy wrote:
      > > Oh. The problem with that is that the mill-drill is used,
      > > thus no crate. I suppose I could build a custom crate before
      hand.
      >
      > When I bought my used RF-30, I took the head off the column
      > and strapped it and the base into the back of my truck.
      > It did rain a bit on the way home but it was nothing I
      > couldn't wipe off.
      > With three people it wasn't that difficult to remove the head.
      >
      > To set the mill back up I backed the truck into the garage and
      > my friend and I put the head back on, then hoisted the mill from
      > a beam in the garage so I could get the truck out from under it
      > and put it on the home-built wheeled stand I got with the mill.
      >
      > Not having a shell on the truck bed made all this pretty easy.
      >
      >
      > Eric

      Looking for something else and found this. Shows straps in place for
      lifting mill.

      http://members.optusnet.com.au/hmbrown/MillDrillPg1.html

      Martin
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