[rescue] Yessssss!! - Yes, he has a mainframe in the living room.
pat at purdueriots.com
Sat Dec 20 18:09:03 CST 2003
On Wednesday 17 December 2003 21:23, Dieter Montanez wrote:
> just curious .... how heavy is the sucker ...
IBM quotes this one (it's a 9672-RC4... 3way G3) to weigh between
1300lbs and 2000lbs. Granted, the 2000lbs is for a 2-frame config, and
this is just one frame, but from the amount of force required to lift
it with the 'lever' (aka 2x4) I was using, it was definately in that
range, probably at least 1500lbs.
I'm appreciating living on the ground floor, with a concrete slab under
BTW, If anyone knows things about S/390 HMCs and SEs, drop me a line.
I'm having some trouble getting a valid 'login' for it. Of course,
I've got some other places to ask, but I'm not sure how far I'll get
And I have a pic or two of my living room, I'll post them sometime
tonight where the other pics are.
> Seidl, David . wrote:
> He owns it himself, I helped move it into his apartment yesterday.
> It's a heavy bugger, and getting it out of the U-haul was a rather
> interesting experience to say the least - at least the part I was
> able to stay for. If anybody asks, yes, Pat is totally insane, but he
> also makes my computer collection easy to justify ;-)
> Ask him about his PDP-11 collection...
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 10:32:10AM, Bill Bradford wrote:
> (I was waiting to be able to say this...)
> I my machine trumps yours:
> Do you personally own this machine, or does it belong to work?
> systems >don't count. 8-)
> David Seidl dseidl at purdue.edu
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