Anyone got a truck for this thing

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    I have a one-ton Dodge diesel truck that could haul it. What I don't have is a darkroom large enough to use it.

    That's a LARGE enLARGER!
     
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    It is important to keep the wife impressed. But there come times in life when impressing the wife should be sacrificed for impressing the Joneses - and THIS would be one of those times!
    Trust me... I know.
    (Not yet divorced owner of a 5x7" IFF Ampliator) :tongue:
     
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    I can't, no really I can't. Well it's not too far from me so maybe I can just go and have a look.

    No I can't.........
     
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    For what it will likely sell for, it's worth the cost of hiring a truck, if you've got the space for it.
     
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    Truck won't help - but perhaps a boat?

    Hmmm... :tongue:
     
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    It's the weight that's the problem. According to Durst it weighs around 1400 lbs.

    But then that's the excuse to rent a small workshop to put the enlarger in. Unfortunately it would probably have to double as living space once the beloved's size 5 lands on my backside.
     
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    That's what flowers are for!
    Nothing says, "I love you honey" as much as a small bouquet and a promise to spend even more time in your darkroom...

    Can I rent time on it when you get it all set up?
     
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    The military shelter unit would fit on a truck frame and make a great portable darkroom bomb shelter. You wouldn't have to worry about bad weather, just add oxygen and a nice cot with some food. Imagine pulling into some places with that!
     
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    I wonder what ocean transport would cost for this?
     
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    Where it's based in Liverpool is a port so go for it Donald. Apparently, according to Jensen, it cost around $110,000 when new and the lenses alone must be worth the asking price.

    Just say no....