[NTLK] Message pad 130
woodysmith at me.com
Mon Apr 16 20:10:33 EDT 2012
On Apr 16, 2012, at 7:08 PM, Smith Woody wrote:
> The USPS link is here
> USPS-Produced Box: 8-5/8" x 5-3/8" x 1-5/8"
> Maximum weight 4 pounds.
> To Germany is 16.95 plus any insurance you may require
> Your box and following conditions for 1lb
> Other than rolls: Max. length 24", max length, height and depth
> (thickness) combined 36"
> Rolls: Max. length 36". Max length and twice the diameter combined
> To Germany as first class mail
> From Germany to here for Priority seems to be about 9 Euro Plus
> packaging and any insurance you may require
> A five lb package the size of an emate gets very expensive. Items in
> the range of an ounce or two that fit a #10 envelope are very
> Hope this is useful.
> I'm willing to do hinge repairs on eMates, but this is not a
> difficult task and unless the display ribbon is damaged it's easy to
> do yourself. Years ago I had a small workshop at my house with 4
> novices and we all did an emate Hinge re-grease including all
> disassembly including, unsoldering backlight and speaker, taking the
> hinge apart for thorough cleaning and straitening and reassembly in
> about 3 hours, This included refreshments and conversation.
> There aren't any simple repairs on the Messagepads except part
> replacement such as backlight, and many wouldn't call that simple.
> On Apr 16, 2012, at 5:01 PM, James Fraser wrote:
>> Since you've just had an MP130 shipped from the EU, can you and/or
>> Gruendel comment on the approximate cost of shipping MP1x0s and
>> MP2x00s around
>> between the US and the EU?
>> International postage rates change all the time, obviously, but it
>> might be nice
>> if NewtonTalkers had some sort of ballpark figure.
>> (In fact, is there anyone who still performs MessagePad repairs in
>> the US?)
>> James Fraser
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