[rescue] How would you ship this

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Fri Jun 20 08:28:00 CDT 2003

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 09:40:25PM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jun 2003, Cookie wrote:
> > After seeing this on e-bay
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3031167872&category=11216
> > my mind immediately drifted to how I would ship such a
> > machine to NYC.
> I just received an SGI Challenge GR in a "Terminator" chassis, which is
> almost the same size as an E6000.  The E6000 might be a little wider,
> but I'm sure that the Challenge is a little deeper.  It was shipped on a
> pallet by truck to a freight depot, and I rented a box truck to get it
> to my house.  If it weren't for the liftgate, I wouldn't have been able
> to unload or load it.  Big computers are -heavy-.

I thought that those were called the predator chassis.

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