Shipping a Model 33 (RO) Teletype

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Thu Nov 11 14:17:33 2004

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, William Maddox wrote:

It WILL be damaged if shipped without the locking screw.

This comes up often enough that someone with an ASR 33 should
mock up the operation with photos and post in on the web with
good metas for google to find. I don't have a 33 or I would offer
to do it. ID the threads and all, "borrow" one from elsewher
in the machine, and maybe a photo of a RUINED one for constrast!

> I've bought a model 33 off eBay. The seller doesn't
> really know how to ship one -- he's just got it in a
> box with styrofoam peanuts. I'm trying to give him
> some instructions on how to do it right. I recall
> that
> there is a shipping screw that must be locked, but
> don't remember the details. Can anyone give me some
> instructions I can pass on to him? If anyone has
> shipped one of these, I'd like to know what worked and
> what didn't. I remember a few stories of machines
> damaged in transit showing up on the list.
> Thanks,
> --Bill
Received on Thu Nov 11 2004 - 14:17:33 GMT

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