There is always the big circular file, holds lots of QSLs, but no indexing
by countries allowed!
At 10:45 AM 9/1/2002 -0400, Dennis McAlpine wrote:
>Over the years, the cost of storing QSL cards has continued to rise and
>today a two drawer 4" x 6" file cabinet can cost $50 or more. Looking for
>an alternative, I checked out the local OfficeMax and came up with what
>seems to be a viable alternative at a much lower cost.
>OfficeMax currently has a sale on a plastic 6-drawer IRIS "Mega
>Chest". It turn out thst these drawers are 5 1/2" high, just enough for
>most QSLs. They are also 13' or so internal width, just wide enough for
>two rows of QSLs. Total cost for one of these 6-drawer units is now $40 -
>and each drawer holds almost as many QSLs as the steel $60 two drawer cabinet.
>To finish off this system, I use red or orange 4"x6" file cards (two cards
>per divider, to give some strength to the divider) between each country
>and sometimes within the same country, if there are a lot of cards, e.g.
>DL, UA, F, EA, JA, I, etc. OfficeMax also has somestick on label tabs
>that I put on top of the divider cards. It seems to work fine.
>Anyone wanna buy an old 8-high 2-drawer filing system?
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