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Offline HarrySmith

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Your Very Own Step Office!
« on: May 01, 2019, 07:45:12 AM »
Just came across this listing on eBay for a step office, looks pretty complete to my untrained eye.
Only $11,200, such a deal!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/283468824218
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Offline RB

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2019, 11:36:01 AM »
is that delivered?

Offline Key2871

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2019, 12:16:49 PM »
No, you go fetch it. It says so in the listing. I'm thinking it's just bolted down, because one of the shots I see a lot of cables just hanging around. But even then it's a lot of special equipment to move that out and load it up safely. Then connecting it up will be difficult if not much is documented.
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Offline FABphones

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2019, 12:46:19 PM »
is that delivered?

 ;D

I would want it delivered and installed for that price.  ;)

Seriously though, what would any potential buyer do nowadays with this piece of kit (and for that amount of money)?

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Offline Key2871

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2019, 01:05:11 PM »
Yes that's a large chunk of change, plus removing it and having it delivered.. that's even more than its really worth at this point. He might as well ask for the moon and star's.
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Offline Dan/Panther

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2019, 01:10:24 PM »
The yellow tag says, "Caution Active Unit".

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Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2019, 01:15:33 PM »
;D



Seriously though, what would any potential buyer do nowadays with this piece of kit ?

There are switchers on C*NET that install equitiment like this in their basement. With C*NET you can route your calls thru the old switches that the collectors have hooked up.
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Offline FABphones

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2019, 01:33:13 PM »
More photos from listing attached, for future ref when the link goes dead.
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Offline Key2871

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Re: Your Very Own Step Office!
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2019, 03:54:14 PM »
Dan, I saw those signs. But what about the pic with all those 25 pair cables just drapped over the equipment. I would think if it were active, it would be minimal at best even for a museum display..
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