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

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Thu May 12 20:43:40 UTC 2022

I have to admit that I cannot understand these sellers on eBay,
 they know they have to ship the item,
 shouldn't they have figured this out in advance?
I certainly would not buy the item unless I knew how it was going to be delivered to me  safely!


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> On May 12, 2022, at 4:10 PM, Dave via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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.
> Thanks in advance,
> Dave

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