[rescue] RI/Mass. scappers?
bri at sonicboom.org
Fri Jan 24 13:36:38 CST 2003
Silicon Valley is famous for places like that, I used to love to go to
Weird Stuff, and other places like that when I lived there.
On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, James wrote:
> At 12:20 PM 1/24/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> > > Eli Heffrons, Hampshire Street Cambridge...[at] www.eli.com
> > >
> > Yikes: $500 for a Sparc 5? A little rich for my blood -- or do they also
> >have other, more reasonable stuff?
> >Will Enestvedt
> >UNIX System Administrator
> >Johnson & Wales University -- Providence, RI
> >rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
> I found their storefront junk to be better priced, but haggling is needed
> sometimes. Sometimes I find outrageous bargains (like a specialized
> microfiche camera that I bought for $50 and sold for $2k) and sometimes I
> think they are on drugs. I think that pricelist is for companies that need
> something perfect and with a warrantee. On the other hand I haven't been
> there in 2 years.
> I'm not sure what they are trying to achieve, a museum or a place for
> companies to find parts for systems that the manufacturer no longer
> supports. Some of their stuff seems to have no value to me. Of course there
> are lots of PDP11/??? out there needing help.
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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