I'm going to lift my dissasembled one when I get home on the scale. I think all together it's over 100lbs but the individual parts are nowhere close to that. I think the tray that it sits on is half the weight and the loader part up front is significantly heavier than it looks.


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On 9/16/2015 4:23 PM, John McKee wrote:
I know what you mean, Buck. I just had no idea how involved drive
replacement might be. At over 100 pounds, even remove and replace is
pretty involved. I would be totally guessing on what else is required, but
imagine power and data cables are the bulk of the issue, aside from finding
and removing/replacing the bolts on the rack. There are people here who
likely could do all of that. There were a number of servers that were
decommissioned. Between 1U and 3U high. They were stacked like cordwood
until they were sent to be destroyed.

John McKee

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Buck Calabro <kc2hiz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 9/16/2015 3:36 PM, John McKee wrote:

amount requested. I can't even find out from IBM is the 3590 E11 is
considered a customer replaceable component.

With a machine that is not on maintenance, it sort of accidentally
becomes a customer replaceable item.

Any WAG as to how heavy a 3590 E11 is?

103 pounds, according to
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S7000610&aid=1 page
109. Confirmed by

http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_sm/1/897/ENUS3590-E11/index.html&lang=en&request_locale=en

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