Freight recommendation for a teletype?
billdegnan at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 18:32:28 CDT 2015
I would absolutely not ship laying on its side! It is easy to remove unit
from pedistal (4 screws), then ship in two boxes. I have shipped 5 or 6
On Aug 17, 2015 7:25 PM, "Randy Dawson" <rdawson16 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Cory,
> I listed it with UShip, and will wait to see what happens.
> This was a great idea, I never heard of such a 'crowd-sourced' shipping
> service before.
> > Subject: Re: Freight recommendation for a teletype?
> > From: coryheisterkamp at gmail.com
> > Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:33:38 -0500
> > To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> > Randy,
> > One option might be UShip. These are best transported laying down once
> the paper and tape spindles are removed and preferably, that shipping
> screws anchor down the chassis (though I have moved them without). With
> UShip, you set an asking price with parameters, such as blanket wrap, or
> covered shipping. Everyone from professionals to those with room to spare
> in their SUV can then ask questions, accept the terms, or counter-offer.
> They don't get paid until you've received the item and are satisfied. With
> items like this, I almost prefer a private individual rather than a
> professional (bulk) mover. -C
> > On Aug 17, 2015, at 5:26 PM, Randy Dawson wrote:
> > > Hi Classiccmp,
> > >
> > > I just purchased a ASR 33 teletype and now stuck with the problem of
> getting it here, its in Wisconsin and I am in LA.
> > >
> > > Its pickup, the owner will not pack and ship.
> > >
> > > Do you know of a freight company that will put it on a pallet, band it
> with care and take care of the shipping?
> > >
> > > Randy
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