Transporting an LGP-30

Cory Heisterkamp coryheisterkamp at
Fri Dec 23 18:14:22 CST 2016

On Dec 23, 2016, at 1:57 PM, Pete Lancashire wrote:

> 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.
> -pete
> 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

Well, I think you guys have convinced me that a trip is in order. Better safe than sorry with a piece of equipment like this.

Yep Chuck, this is the CA machine. I was surprised it never reared its head on classiccmp the past few days. -C

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