[rescue] FC-AL drives on sale at geeks.com (fwd)

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Jan 1 15:17:13 CST 2008

On Tuesday 01 January 2008 14:45, Tonu Samuel wrote:
> > That would likely ship in 5 small boxes of 10 (from refurb), and
> > weigh what, about 30-40 pounds each? That's a lot of weight to ship
> > internationally...
> >
> > The problem isn't the price of the drive, it's the price of the
> > shipping - to quote Dave McGuire " Time to move" ;^)
> I moved three Sun E10000-s internationally and each of them took less
> that those HDD-s. And bouht HDD-s too from far places. None came so
> expensive.

It's always cheaper per lb to ship freight than it is to ship boxes via 
UPS/FedEX.  Probably cheaper than USPS/International Mail too.

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