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    Why is it

    You wait all day at school for a shiney new delivery to arrive - everytime the phone rings you hope its reception and then as soon as you leave you get a phone call saying its arrived!

    Typical Although it does mean a good reason to get up Monday morning

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    ooo what is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    ooo what is it?
    2 Brand New UPS's (Borri Rotation 3KVA and Borri B500 10KVA 3Phase)!

    Plus the Other day I got 2 Brand New servers - DL360 G7's Dual 6 Core Xeon 100GB Ram

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    I love delivery time, except when new UPSs turn up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I love delivery time, except when new UPSs turn up.
    I'm glad I didn't have to move it - 197KG its free standing and almost a meter high!

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    200kgs...thats nothing! Try dragging a cubic metre of stones (shingles) weighing in at nearly 1.8 tonnes off a van, then dragging it with 2 others nearly 70 metres

    *edit*

    That said...UPS up any stairs, no thanks! lol
    Last edited by featured_spectre; 9th March 2012 at 05:55 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    I'm glad I didn't have to move it - 197KG its free standing and almost a meter high!
    Ouch!! A 2u APC 3000 was bad enough.

    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    200kgs...thats nothing! Try dragging a cubic metre of stones (shingles) weighing in at nearly 1.8 tonnes off a van,
    Is this now RockeryGeek?
    Last edited by K.C.Leblanc; 9th March 2012 at 05:59 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    200kgs...thats nothing! Try dragging a cubic metre of stones (shingles) weighing in at nearly 1.8 tonnes off a van, then dragging it with 2 others nearly 70 metres

    *edit*

    That said...UPS up any stairs, no thanks! lol
    only like 5 steps!

    EDIT: I've had to push a Pallet with a Tonne of Chips across a Muddy festival field using a Pallet truck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    Ouch!! A 2u APC 3000 was bad enough.
    Its one of these

    http://www.upssystems.co.uk/wp-conte...1/11/Borri.jpg

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    Mother of UPS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    Mother of UPS!
    Cheaper then APC

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    I quite fancy something like this... Flywheel back-up

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    Cool tech.

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