[vcf-midatlantic] Help shipping ASR-33 from Allentown

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu May 12 20:12:05 UTC 2022


On 5/12/22 16:07, Dave via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Back in February, I bought an ASR-33 teletype on Ebay.  The seller is 
> stalling on the shipping.  Initially, I think there were some family 
> issues, and now I suspect he's just having trouble figuring out how to 
> get the ASR prepared for freight.
> 
> I contacted him a month a go and he said he was going to see "how I can 
> break it down to make if more flat than tall".  I suspect (and hope) 
> that he is an honest (if not super diligent) seller that has no idea how 
> to ship this.
> 
> Is there anyone on this list who might be able to give me a hand in 
> getting this going?  I imagine that some folks here may have been 
> through something like this in the past.
> 
> I could use any help at all, including guidance on the best way to ship 
> the teletype, any suggestions for (as minimal as possible) disassembly 
> and getting it on a pallet, etc.  If there is someone in the Allentown 
> area who might be able to help me get this shipped, I would be most 
> grateful.

   For an ASR-33, your best bet is to remove the unit from its stand and 
ship the two parts separately.

            -Dave

-- 
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA


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