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[CQ-Contest] Re: Cheap QSL file cabinets

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Re: Cheap QSL file cabinets
From: fscolaro@mindspring.com (Frank Scolaro)
Date: Sun Sep 1 19:54:14 2002
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?
>Dennis, K2SX

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