[rescue] Just rescued these thanks to gov deals. 2 SGI origin Systems

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Feb 13 19:39:58 CST 2018

  Cool.  I just pictured my machine and the idea of someone lying it
down and sliding it into a van sent shivers up my spine.  And I'm most
certainly NOT one to shy away from moving big iron. ;)  Good luck, and
take lots of pics!!


On 02/13/2018 08:37 PM, PhreakShow Telephone Company wrote:
> Not a minivan.  my heavy duty GMC safari,   I have no issue taking
> tooks down with me and taking them apart for easy transport.    Worse
> comes to worse Ill take my sled trailer and thatll hold them nicely.
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 8:31 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>> On 02/13/2018 08:16 PM, PhreakShow Telephone Company wrote:
>>> I discovered gov deals last week.  And well  needless to say im very thrilled
>>> 2 SGI origin systems.  2 Big racks.
>>> Im hoping they will fit in the back of my van.    Well worth the 7
>>> hour drive.    Been wanting big iron to restore.  This is it.
>>   Awesome, congrats!  And that's an amazing price!
>>   As someone who has moved quite a few of these, though, I must
>> recommend not even trying with your van, assuming we're talking about a
>> regular "van".  These are anything but standard racks; it'd be quite a
>> challenge to lay them down.  I'm guessing my 2400 weighs about 850.
>>              -Dave
>> --
>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA
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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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