Bob at BRADLEE.ORG
Sat Oct 29 19:31:11 CDT 2005
On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 20:11:26 -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>Bob Bradlee wrote:
>> On Sat, 29 Oct 2005 06:53:31 -0700, vrs wrote:
>>>From: "Bob Bradlee" <Bob at BRADLEE.ORG>
>>>>In the referb center we pushed them off moving vans and
>>>No wonder there are so few of these machines left ;-)!
>>>(I have always heard that the van should be stopped, and
>>>the machine lowered slowly :-).)
>> Takes the fun out of it :)
>> We had a 158 come in one day, we had one of those back into
>> the building and down a hill kind of loading docks.
>> While waiting for his turn, one driver began "preping to unload"
>> in the lot. When it came his turn he came in a bit fast and a MG
>> came off the back of the truck when he hit the stops hard.
>> This was before the dock hand could put the flat ramp in place
>> to cover over the "gap" between truck and dock.
>> I answered a cattle call to help getting it back on a smooth surface
>> where the casters acted as wheels and not as keyways.
>> There was a story where one of the other FE's dropped an MG
>> over the edge into an open floor section during installation.
>> I was assured that it was not fun to lift it back up to floor level.
>Where were you working at the time?
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