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Offline 2-bit Joe

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IBM Model F (shopgoodwill.com)
« on: Fri, 09 September 2022, 14:30:30 »
The coiled cable is in rough shape, but otherwise this looks good from the pictures: https://shopgoodwill.com/item/151455672

Bids start at $5, supporting Goodwill Industries of Lane & South Coast Counties.

The shipping weight is rated at 70 lbs, which translates to an estimated FedEx shipping cost of $176.82 to my zip code on the east coast.  Not sure what's going there.

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Re: IBM Model F (shopgoodwill.com)
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 23 September 2022, 08:55:19 »

The shipping weight is rated at 70 lbs


That is ridiculous, 7 pounds is about what the item itself weighs. Maybe they are building a wooden crate, that would be about what half a sheet of OSB and a couple of 2x4s weigh.
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