Keyboard storage, part 2

Alan Perry aperry at
Mon Jan 4 20:54:28 CST 2021

Update to my update. Sun Type 6 requires box modification. Sun Type 3 
fits without modification.

On 1/4/21 6:31 PM, Alan Perry via cctalk wrote:
> An update on keyboard storage, which I asked about here last month.
> I ordered some USPS Large Flat Rate Priority Mail "board game" boxes. 
> This is a size not usually available at the post office and come 25 in a 
> pack. They are a good size for mailing (and I am glad that I ordered 
> them so I can use them for that), but I don't think they work for 
> keyboard storage. They are so much larger than the keyboards that I am 
> storing that lots of packing material is needed so they don't move 
> around. Also, they are designed to be sealed and shipped, so there isn't 
> a convenient way to open them once they have been closed.
> Next, I ordered the Uline keyboard boxes. I had to get 25 of them and 
> they are not free ($2.70 per box plus tax and shipping). They can be 
> open and closed. They are a much closer to the size of a keyboard 
> (surprise, surprise!) so not much packing material needed, but they are 
> slightly smaller than a Sun Type 5c (as well as Axil) keyboard and 
> needed to modified for those two. No modification needed to store a Sun 
> Type 4 or CompuAdd Sun-compatible keyboard in one. I haven't tried a Sun 
> Type 6 yet.
> To anyone in the Seattle area that need keyboard boxes, I will probably 
> have 10-15 of them once I get all of my keyboards packed. If you would 
> like any, let me know.
> alan

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