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

Lincoln Fessenden linc at lincgeek.org
Wed Feb 14 11:24:58 CST 2018

As someone who has move these (hi Dave and Brian) I can also attest that
moving them in a standard van is not going to be an easy task, and
probably not logistically possible.  These are BIG and HEAVY.

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 08:31:05PM -0500, Dave McGuire 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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-Linc Fessenden

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