Anyone ever shipped an NEC APC?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Aug 16 20:40:47 2004

On Mon, 16 Aug 2004, Rich Bramante wrote:

> I've got a monochrome NEC APC (dual 8" floppies) that
> I was going to eBay, but it hovers right at that magic
> 70lb rate which seems to hit all kinds of shipping
> issues with USPS (won't deliver it), UPS (big $$$
> surcharge), & FedEx (only deliver to a business
> address, $$$). Seems by the time you factor in ship
> costs it wouldn't be worth it unless someone was
> really desperate.
> Anyone ever sold-shipped one of these before, and are
> my concerns founded?

I just had a package shipped to me which, according to Fedex, weighed 75
pounds. I had the sender use one of my pre-paid shipping labels. No
problems. Perhaps the pre-paid label helped. It only cost $39 according
to the breakdown. This was from Texas to California.

> On a tangent, anyone in the Boston area interested in
> one of these that can pickup? If so drop me an email
> for machine details and maybe we can work something
> out.

What model is it?

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