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post #8731 of 13759

That reminds me of the most affordable McIntosh item on ebay:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-McIntosh-Triple-Boxed-Heavy-Duty-Shipping-Carton-/221102152741?pt=US_Home_Audio_Amplifiers_Preamps&hash=item337ab71c25

 

Only $75 !  (plus $55 for shipping)

post #8732 of 13759

I'd say I'm pretty good with the packing side of it. I've been selling delicate items on the bay for years.. Its just the cost and hassle of shipping. I don't drive so can't drop big parcels off any place. So I'd have to use a courier to collect. And collect when I'm not at work.. I'm stressing just thinking about it hahah

 

1st world probs I know... 

post #8733 of 13759
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Originally Posted by MattTCG View Post

I'd pay someone to professionally pack anything like that for ebay on a high ticket item and have insurance of course. 

If you don't mind the profit hit, FedEx or UPS Store will do it, guarantee the pack job and make it look professional.  Not cheap tho.

post #8734 of 13759
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Originally Posted by MattTCG View Post

Silent...which receivers do you own?

 

Inside my single tea room|book room|listening room:

 

Solid state

 

Pioneer SX-650

Pioneer SX-D7000

Sansui G-22000

 

 

Tube

 

2359glenn 6AS7 OTL amp

Shindo Labs F2a Sinhonia monoblocks


Edited by Silent One - 8/7/13 at 3:08pm
post #8735 of 13759
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Originally Posted by nailbunny7 View Post

I was told "the 1250, like many receivers of the day, drives the headphone output off the speaker outputs through a series resistor. No need for the mess of a speaker tap adapter."

If this is true, should I even have to bother with a speaker tap adaptor for my HE-6's?

 

Was able to find a copy of the 1250 service manual online. The headphone output does indeed come off the loudspeaker outs through 150 ohm resistors.

 

I'd say just plug in and enjoy. biggrin.gif

 

se

post #8736 of 13759
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Originally Posted by Oregonian View Post

If you don't mind the profit hit, FedEx or UPS Store will do it, guarantee the pack job and make it look professional.  Not cheap tho.

I wouldn't trust FedEx. They damaged my fisher, after they packaged it. And now won't even pay the claim, and yes insurance was purchased.
post #8737 of 13759
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I wouldn't trust FedEx. They damaged my fisher, after they packaged it. And now won't even pay the claim, and yes insurance was purchased.

Golden rule with packaging: it has to be packed so to survive fall from any angle imaginable from at least half a metre height. If you think that your package will be babied because of "fragile" "this side up " etc stickers - think again.

 

Funny statistics with ebay sellers - the less expensive the item and less paid for shipping, the better the packaging. And unfortunately vice versa. There are dedicated sellers who pack things better than factory original box could ever hope. Sadly, they are vastly outnumbered by the other less desirable "species".

post #8738 of 13759
What do I spy with my little eye?

post #8739 of 13759
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Originally Posted by moodyrn View Post

I wouldn't trust FedEx. They damaged my fisher, after they packaged it. And now won't even pay the claim, and yes insurance was purchased.
you guys see this about a week ago?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq_jkUVgrc0
post #8740 of 13759
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Originally Posted by MattTCG View Post

What do I spy with my little eye?


I spy a stork delivering a new Pioneer............................

post #8741 of 13759
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Originally Posted by MattTCG View Post

What do I spy with my little eye?

 

tongue_smile.gif We're coming home, baby!

post #8742 of 13759
Oh, but wait. You neglected to look in the back seat, shame on you all.
post #8743 of 13759
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by analogsurviver View Post

Golden rule with packaging: it has to be packed so to survive fall from any angle imaginable from at least half a metre height. If you think that your package will be babied because of "fragile" "this side up " etc stickers - think again.

Funny statistics with ebay sellers - the less expensive the item and less paid for shipping, the better the packaging. And unfortunately vice versa. There are dedicated sellers who pack things better than factory original box could ever hope. Sadly, they are vastly outnumbered by the other less desirable "species".

I didn't buy from ebay, and it wasn't packed by the seller. FedEx was paid a ton to do the packaging themselves because they said it was the only they would be liable for it. So that's why I said I wouldn't trust FedEx. There's a reason they are so much cheaper than ups. I never had a problem with claims from ups as long as they were doing the packaging.
post #8744 of 13759
Thread Starter 
Congrats Matt. Glad you decided to pull the trigger on it. Congrats on the speakers as well.
post #8745 of 13759
I'm pretty excited. I go to pick-up a Pioneer SX-850 tomorrow. It'll be my first vintage piece. He also has a turntable for me to check out. So, here's to hoping its a nicer vintage table too. biggrin.gif
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