seeking advice on moving PDP 11 and related gear

william degnan billdegnan at
Thu Jul 2 08:31:29 CDT 2015

Having recently moved an 11/34 rack, I agree with Noel.  Don't scrimp on
the straps to hold it in place, be sure that the racks can't slide forward.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at>

>     > From: devin davison
>     > any precautions I can take to make sure this all gets back in one
>     > piece? Especially in relation to the RL drives
> Other people have covered most of this; my additional advice is to download
> the RL01/RL02 manual, and read it thoroughly. It covers the process on how
> to
> open an un-powered RL0x drive (it's not obvious/trivial), and how to lock
> the
> heads for moving the drive.
>     > From: Jerome H. Fine
>     > make sure that a fast (emergency?) stop does not shift the load.
> True; stack all the stuff along the front wall of the truck enclosure, and
> use shipping straps, etc, liberally.
>     Noel

More information about the cctalk mailing list