How do _you_ move equipment? What "tools" do you use?

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Tue Oct 21 16:38:36 2003

On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, JP Hindin wrote:

> I am faced with picking up a sizeable IBM some hours from where I live in
> the next few weeks.
> What I had originally planned to do has fallen through, and now I am left
> trying to work out how best to lift what has been estimated as 800+lbs of
> 1978 IBM.
Heh. Heavy iron requires the use of heavy neighbors.

Er. Did I just say that?

Ahwell. Tis true. Although I can usually move the smaller stuff in
either my own (sedan) car, or a small van, big stuff needs a truck
with a not-too-high loading bay. I'd kill for a used U-Haul truck
here, really... those, albeit ragged down, are perfect for loading
up old iron...

And, then, of course, the neighbors and friends come into the
picture, 'cos at some point, the goods needs to be moved into a
storage, garage, or, in my case, upstairs room :)

(yes, that is always a neighborhood project here.. and they love it ;-)

Fred N. van Kempen, DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) Collector/Archivist
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