[rescue] FREE Sun, SGI, TRS-80 (Boston)

Bob Keyes bob at sinister.com
Thu Oct 9 14:03:45 CDT 2003

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:

> This is in the original 330 case, right ?  Has 3 VME slots and the
> boards drop down in vertically under a cover on the top.... (versus
> the old VME chassis which had the cards slide in from the rear),
> correct ?

Yea this is the top-inserting case.

> I'm "local" to Cambridge (Sharon, MA).  I don't have a good vehicle
> for hauling, but a friend of mine has a pickup truck.

the 330 is about 90 lbs my guess, as i can lift it but i'd hate to have to
carry it. other stuff..well more of a space issue than weight.

> I really shouldn't be taking on more equipment, but this stuff is
> old and hard to find these days.  I'm really interested in ALL of
> it... but as I have so much now I'm resisting unless no other good
> homes appear for the stuff....  just wish I had more time and space
> (I have a pretty good amount of space... time is what seems to be
> most lacking (despite being unemployed currently :-) ).

I understand your sentiment. That's how I feel, but in cambridge space is
really expensive. maybe you have room in sharon? yea I am unemployed too.

> Since there isn't anything I really need... let me know if there are
> no takers, and I'll come up with my friend and his truck and rescue
> this stuff.. then whatever I don't end up adding to my collection I'll
> attempt to find new owners for.... its much better than the trash bin !

I am sure they'll be something left for you to take, and I am adding to
the pile. I am going to be selling a few things to, like my gdm-1962b
monitor. Maybe an ss5 or ss20 (trying to decide which one to keep. I am
limiting myself to a single old sparc).

There's so many respondents for various things that its difficult to keep
who has bids on what straight! for some reason the 3/60 seems to be

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