Keyboard storage, part 2
aperry at snowmoose.com
Mon Jan 4 20:54:28 CST 2021
Update to my update. Sun Type 6 requires box modification. Sun Type 3
fits without modification.
On 1/4/21 6:31 PM, Alan Perry via cctalk wrote:
> An update on keyboard storage, which I asked about here last month.
> I ordered some USPS Large Flat Rate Priority Mail "board game" boxes.
> This is a size not usually available at the post office and come 25 in a
> pack. They are a good size for mailing (and I am glad that I ordered
> them so I can use them for that), but I don't think they work for
> keyboard storage. They are so much larger than the keyboards that I am
> storing that lots of packing material is needed so they don't move
> around. Also, they are designed to be sealed and shipped, so there isn't
> a convenient way to open them once they have been closed.
> Next, I ordered the Uline keyboard boxes. I had to get 25 of them and
> they are not free ($2.70 per box plus tax and shipping). They can be
> open and closed. They are a much closer to the size of a keyboard
> (surprise, surprise!) so not much packing material needed, but they are
> slightly smaller than a Sun Type 5c (as well as Axil) keyboard and
> needed to modified for those two. No modification needed to store a Sun
> Type 4 or CompuAdd Sun-compatible keyboard in one. I haven't tried a Sun
> Type 6 yet.
> To anyone in the Seattle area that need keyboard boxes, I will probably
> have 10-15 of them once I get all of my keyboards packed. If you would
> like any, let me know.
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