[rescue] How to move an IBM SP using a minivan..
ssandau at gwi.net
Wed Jul 19 22:00:45 CDT 2006
>> This is also the same way I moved my complete Nova 840 system
>>(two 6'4" racks + disks + doco) from where I acquired it to my
>>grandparents' place (where it resided until I moved it to RCS/RI
>>in Providence); it moved easier in my minivan than in the box truck
>>I rented when it became apparent that I had to "rescue" it again.
> Totally off track, but I have to say that I was constantly amazed at some
> of the things I was able to fit into my old Chrysler convertible, with the
> top down. I'd pulled out the rear seat and added a couple hooks for
> tiedown purposes, and it was like having a tiny pickup bed.
> One haul that stands out wasn't the biggest...it was a 13' tall Christmas
> tree, netted up, sticking out at a 45 degree angle. Driving that home
> with a scarf and earmuffs on got some great looks.
Many things are possible. I crashed a Suzuki 360 (bent the front end
hitting a Dodge pickup) and put it in the back of my '80's Subaru wagon
to take it to the repair shop. I don't think the tailgate quite closed...
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