Shipping older radios & insurance claims

kd4e doc at KD4E.COM
Sun Nov 25 14:19:26 EST 2007

That is my 2nd step - need to defend the interior
components (tubes, ceramic standoffs, etc) first,
then bag to defend against water.

> Add to this, " wrap item in plastic bag as a first step".
> I hate picking static laden styrofoam shreds out of every nook and 
> cranny of a newly received item....
> John
> At 01:36 PM 11/25/2007, kd4e wrote:
>> We learn how to pack things so they cannot break them.
>> Most of the damage is the result of careless packing.
>> I pack *assuming* shipper abuse.
>> Here are my thoughts ...
>> 1.  Tubes should be removed and wrapped individually
>>     or the tube area packed with bubble wrap or
>>     newspaper (no popcorn) to keep tubes in their
>>     sockets and to prevent vibration damage.
>> 2.  The exterior of the device should be bagged in
>>     case the shipper leaves it in the rain.


Thanks! & 73, doc, KD4E

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