[rescue] Overloading vehicles - was: What a load of...
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 16:01:28 CDT 2007
Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>> I believe I've mentioned it before, but I got a VAX 6610, one VAX
>>> 4000-505A and >10 desktop MicroVAXen in a Toyota Camry. The
>>> tires weren't rubbing the wheel wells or anything.
>> (Sorry for the self-reply)
>> BTW, it wasn't a wagon. It was a sedan.
> filled with SparcStations with the back seats filled with misc
> hardware (up to the roof) - tires up under the fenders a bit on both
> occasions, but not rubbing. Amazingly enough, after all this abuse
When I moved down to Florida, I had the trunk full of VAXen. I believe
Dave McGuire has pictures of that.
> and all these years, the suspension on this car is still good. I
> still salute you, Sridhar - for managing to get a Vax 6000 in one of
> these cars. Disassembly alone must have taken an hour. Reassembly
> would have been fun too, especially if you rushed through
It was easier because I left all of the cards in the cardcages. The
real bitch was getting the rack apart at the source, and putting the
power supplies back in when I got to the destination.
More information about the rescue