[rescue] More bits and pieces

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Sun Jun 15 08:22:29 CDT 2003

   Bill mentions:

> On Sat, Jun 14, 2003 at 09:47:31PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:
> >    How many pages, and (more to the point) how much weight for a
> > copy?  
> Oh, maybe an inch, inch and a half thick, I'm thinking it was 5"x10" ?
> standard "smaller than letter-size" paperback book.  I think they wanted
> $10; I can go back tomorrow and check.  I'll pick up two of them (I
> know they had at least 3-4 copies..)  Copyright date was 1976 or 77 if I
> remember correctly.

   I'm in, please.  Thanks!  Please contact me off-list so we can
arrange mundane things like payment and addresses.

> > A recent photo of an extant -10 may be had at:
> > http://starfish.osfn.org/rcs/DECsystem/1090/images/raw/20010825-crf/crf-system-1.jpg
> Is this the system that was rescued at great effort from Lockheed a year or
> more ago?

   It was acquired from Sikorsky back in 2001.  Details at:


> BTW, back to rescue topics - I've got a PDP-8/A, or at least parts of one (?)
> here that needs a more loving home than I can give it:
> http://weblog.mrbill.net/pictures/computers/pdp8a/
> Anybody up for the challenge?  Sorry, its way too heavy to pack or ship..

   Quick -- somebody stand up!

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