Shipping bulk hardware via freight

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Nov 7 19:32:07 UTC 2014

Holy crap. I've actually used Death Wish. Small world.

They were awesome.

Of course, I moved something far less interesting - a piano. But I called them on a Tuesday and said "I need a piano moved by 1 PM tomorrow". They did it, no fuss, no muss, very professional, and reasonably priced.

Highly recommended.


On Nov 07, 2014, at 14:09 , Barry Shein <bzs at> wrote:

> I remember when we got our SGI Challenge XL delivered. It was around
> 1200lbs and the trucker refused to do an inside delivery even though
> we'd specified that, we were on the second floor (up one flight of
> stairs tho a few more to get to the stairs.) Their excuse was that we
> didn't have a proper way to do that. That is, there were three steps
> before the elevator and whatever else they think of not to do it.
> So rather than fuss with them and leaving the $500K system on the
> sidewalk outside I called:
>      Death Wish Movers
> They're a company in Boston which specializes in moving big pianos and
> similar. The Travel Channel (I think it was) made a reality series
> about them briefly.
> Four guys showed up and decided they didn't even want to use the
> elevator, too small or something.
> They just hauled that thing up the stairs with your usual
> I forget the cost but it wasn't a lot, maybe $300?
> Needless to say I recommend them.
>   -b

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