About to dump a bunch of Compaq SCSI disk caddies (and disks)

Johan Helsingius julf at julf.com
Wed Jul 8 13:41:50 CDT 2020

On 08-07-2020 12:41, Peter Corlett via cctalk wrote:

> As a guideline, PostNL quote €18.20 (≈USD20.50) for its single grade of packet
> post to "world". The 2kg weight limit is good for two or three typical 3.5"
> hard disks of around 700g each. It's cheaper to the rest of Europe (and UK) but
> the 2kg limit remains for anywhere outside the Netherlands. For more than 2kg,
> you're looking at expensive couriers and the price to the USA quickly rockets.

Good to know! Thanks!

> I'm up the road in Zaandam and could collect and test these disks, but I
> already have more (3) 9GB disks than I need (0) and don't want any more if they
> don't already have homes allocated. I'm not sure I could face dealing with
> eBay/Marktplaats/etc timewasters to dispose of them responsibly, even if I were
> making a nominal €10 each on them.

Indeed. I too am wondering if i can be bothered. Just don't want to recycle
something someone might use/need.


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