ASR33 $1000+ And Counting...

From: Dwight K. Elvey <>
Date: Thu Feb 24 12:59:35 2005

>> [*] - I bought one about, oh, sixteen months ago, from a guy on
>> eBay who
>> shipped it from Oregon. Here's one of the photos I took when it
>> arrived:
>> There's a _much_ longer story here. Suffice to say the next time I
>> try
>> buying a Teletype I want to capture it intact.
>> -O.-
>Does not look nearly as bad as the one I bought about a year ago...

 It is typical to see these trashed by shipping. I have one
as well that was roughed up by shipping, although not that
 Things I recommend for shipping:
1. Remove the motor and ship in separate box.
2. Get the right screws and lock down the pinter ass.
3. Remove the H connector between the printer and the keyboard.
4. Ship any stand in separate box.
5. Wrap things in serran wrap to keep packing material out.
6. Make simple wood frame and mount to piece of plywood.
7. Always use styrofoam popcorn to fill voids, when using blocks
  of styrofoam to hold things in place.
8. It is a good idea to ship the plastic cover separately but
 only if the print unit is mounted as in item 6 above.
Received on Thu Feb 24 2005 - 12:59:35 GMT

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