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I  would find yourself a sturdy double wall box that gives you an extra 2
to 3" inches in each dimension for cushioning. I would remove what you can:
rack ears, feet and hub spindles, if possible. Then use those expandable
foam packaging bags to create "custom" cushioning" for your beast.

Steve Greene

Steve Greene
Audiovisual Archivist
Office of Presidential Libraries
National Archives and Records Administration
(301) 837-1772


On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 9:18 AM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear Jan,
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> I am glad Tom has had good experience with UPS, but in New Jersey where I
> live, I avoid them at all cost.  My experience is almost the
> opposite--almost every box arrives damaged (corners mashed, feet thru boxes
> where someone has stood on them, etc.).  Plus they don't deliver when they
> say they will, and when you have to pick something up at the UPS plant,
> which is not convenient for me, they are surly and rude.  If there is any
> other option for delivering something, I tell people not to use UPS.
>
> Best, John Haley
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> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 6:08 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> > Jan, take it to a professional packing/shipping place. Surely such places
> > exist in your country. Pay what it takes to have it packed properly, it
> > will cost less than fixing the damage from bad packing and rough
> shipping.
> > In the US, we have many such pack and ship places. I am loyal to the
> local
> > UPS Store because they have never let me down shipping fragile electronic
> > stuff.
> >
> > -- Tom Fine
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jan Myren" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Friday, May 30, 2014 4:27 AM
> > Subject: [ARSCLIST] Original box for Revox B77?
> >
> >
> >
> >  HI!
> >>
> >> I have a Revox B77 MK2 that need some service and unfortunately there is
> >> no possibilities to optain that here at my place.
> >>
> >> Therefore I am asking if there is any possibilities to have an original
> >> box for the B77 somewhere, OR some GOOD advices for proper packing of a
> >> tape recorder machine so any damages may be avoided.
> >>
> >> All the best
> >> Jan Myren
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