It's been a hell of a week!, er WEEKS, MONTHS! VERY OT

From: Patrick Finnegan <>
Date: Fri Feb 4 10:43:46 2005

On Friday 04 February 2005 06:20, Doc Shipley wrote:
> Eric Smith wrote:
> > Jay wrote:
> >>Oh... and computers can be just as deadly as guns. I seem to recall
> >> a newer style DEC rack with four RA81 drives in it teetering on a
> >> ramp with people honestly thinking they could hold it. Eh Guy?
> >
> > On another occasion we did have an AS/400 rack roll off a lift
> > gate. :-(
> I've used $3/set plastic drink coasters to keep racks from rolling
> on the liftgate. The kind with the 2-3mm rim and thin cork liner
> work very well.

The leveler feet on racks do just as well...assuming they aren't mangled
from someone not realizing they were down when they moved the rack. ;)

I was having issues with machines (which I had tie-strapped down)
rolling around in the back of the truckload I brought back from WI in
september. Once I stopped, and lowered the leveler feet, they racks
completely stopped moving around in the back of the truck.

> A 6-foot 2x6 board and a 4" fulcrum block will help you get the
> coasters under the castors.

I attempted to use a (4ft or so long) 2x4 with a fulcrum to lift my
S/390 in order to get it onto the ram I had for it. The 2x4 started

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