Transporting an LGP-30

Pete Lancashire pete at
Fri Dec 23 13:57:38 CST 2016

I 2nd what Chuck recommended, if that's not an option find someone you 100%
trust. Anything that shock would hurt, have it removed, then one could find
a electronic equipment mover. Most of the big moving van companies provide
that service.


On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 11:45 AM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:

> On 12/23/2016 08:06 AM, Cory Heisterkamp wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > I recently became the owner of an LGP-30, supposedly in 'working'
> > condition. However, the machine is roughly 2000 miles from me and
> > will need to be transported by freight. Before it's palletized, are
> > there any special precautions I should take to ensure its safe
> > travel. I'm especially worried about the drum (drum lock?), but
> > haven't been able to find a maintenance or setup doc.
> >
> > Anyone out there with experience or can offer a few pointers?
> >
> Is this the LGP-30 that came up for auction in Canada?
> Personally, I'd buy a plane ticket and supervise the packing.  There
> are,  IIRC, 110 or so tubes, a drum and other goodies that should
> probably be removed and shipped separately.   Nothing like getting a box
> o' broken glass to make life interesting.
> --Chuck

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