[rescue] USIII paperweights, some assembly required

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Sun Jul 27 23:13:16 CDT 2003

I still want one.  Paypal would be best for me, but I need to wait until
some payments arrive (I'm unemployed and short money in the bank, so I
can't pay out of there).

Will this be ok ?

-- Curt

>Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 16:02:31 -0400
>From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>
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>Subject: [rescue] USIII paperweights, some assembly required
>So.  As previously reported, I've been unable to find anywhere to get
>these CPUs[1] cast into lucite.  I've also heard nothing back from Shawn
>Wallbridge, who I therefore assume has had no luck getting in touch with
>the friend of his who does such things.
>(Shawn, if this is incorrect and you DO have news, please let us know.)
>This being the case, it looks like it's bare CPUs or nothing, unless
>anyone ELSE has the capability locally to them to get bare CPUs made
>into Lucite paperweights.  (If so, please speak up now.)  The following,
>then, is the list (in order) of those who have requested CPUs:
>1.   Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
>2.   Jonathan C. Patschke <jp at celestrion.net>
>3.   Eric Dittman <dittman at dittman.net>
>4.   William Barnett-Lewis <wlewis at mailbag.com>
>5.   Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. <rescue at hawkmountain.net>
>6.   Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>7.   Bruce Pullig <bpullig at houston.oilfield.slb.com>
>8.   Michael Schiller <schiller at agrijag.com>
>9.   Kurt Mosiejczuk <kurt at csh.rit.edu>
>10.  Mattias Nordlund <mathew at eagle.y.se>
>11.  Larry Snyder <larrys at lexisnexis.com>
>12.  Earl D. Baugh Jr. <earl at baugh.org>
>13.  Espen Randen <eranden at broadpark.no>
>14.  robert at rits.com.au
>15.  Dan Sikorski <me at dansikorski.com>
>16.  Matt <laz at moaa.net>
>17.  Kevin Lee <kevin at c0rp.com>
>18.  vance at neurotica.com
>Being still jobless and flat broke, I'm going to request a contribution
>of $10 per CPU, plus estimated shipping of $2.  If you are on the list
>above and still interested in getting one for $12, no lucite
>paperweight, no fancy printed certificate declaring that I have no
>authority whatsoever to declare these authentic technological artifacts
>of the opening years of the 21st century, please reply to me with your
>snail mail address and I'll send confirmations back to the first 11
>takers in the order listed above.  If you've decided you're NOT
>interested any more, please let me know that too, so that I can pass
>unwanted CPUs on to those lower on the list.
>[1]  For those who've forgotten the details, these are prototype 600MHz
>     UltraSparc III processors.  I was assured by the Sun engineer who
>     gave them to me that they are not supported in *ANYTHING*, but hey,
>     if you feel lucky....
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Curtis Wilbar
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