[rescue] Homemade Racks?

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Fri Apr 11 14:35:16 CDT 2003

On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 09:40:47AM -0400, Mike Johnson wrote:
> Phil Stracchino [alaric at caerllewys.net] wrote:
> > What'd be nice for the girls would be to get our hands on aPower Mac
> > 7100 or 8100.  Or better yet, an iMac.  But even a 7100 would likely
> > have to wait until I'm working again ...  right now we have trouble just
> > scraping up enough parts to keep the machines we have running.  We've
> > had a spate of hardware failures recently.
> For the love of all that is sane in the Apple world, don't buy a x100.
> 7100 and 8100's are terrible to work on, and they're NuBus, and they're
> hard to upgrade, and, and and.  Hold out for a 7500 or 8500.  A little
> more pricy, but oh so much better to work on.  The 7500 was the first
> really cool case I ever saw/had.  You get PCI, easily upgradable CPUs,
> faster bus, and did I mention a better case?

Point.  I'm out of touch on Macs.  A 7500 or 8500 would, indeed, be
much mo' bettah.

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