UGGG One of my orders to this surplus
house was transit cases to carry my radio gear to Belize for the contest. I didn’t
read the ‘open’ – ‘close’ instructions, but got
it figgered out. The case worked SPLENDIDLY. The only thing was that it came
out with all sides ‘bellied in’ since it has a watertight seal! I
should have drilled a coupla holes for changes in pressure! (smile). I now wish
I had shipped my station and computer in the second one I bought. I bought a ‘very
rugged’ looking file box from Office Depot which was an inch too large to
take as carry on. Gate checked, it arrived in Belize with the 1/8 inch fiberboard
bottom falling out along with my radio and computer. The owner of the shack we
leased gave me a very rugged looking case he uses to ship stuff back and forth to
that he got from Wal-Mart. The latches broke open, had to be tie wrapped by
unknown baggage handlers or customs inspectors. My computer was scuffed
terribly and came back ‘intermittent’! (shoulda stuck with the
I have gotten quite a number of things
from this surplus place and have always been satisfied with prompt service.
Just thought I’d throw it in for the ATX at 8.95 (smile)
email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of KD5NWA
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Subject: Re: [Xylo-SDR] Monthly
Specials - Kinda like this vendor - Have an ATX Supply on sale.
What ever happened to the days where power supplies were so expensive
that most of us would build them ourselves?
Take a look all the way at the bottom of the page, there is a interesting case,
but I noticed that they labeled the open and close pictures, the way I figure
it if you need to have the pictures labelled then you have no business messing
with the box, you will hurt yourself. :-P
At 06:57 PM 2/1/2006, you wrote:
ATX standard power supply and other stuff of interest.
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