[rescue] Vax on ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Mar 23 12:38:37 CST 2004

On Mar 23, 2004, at 1:34 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>>>> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3085864724
>>    A friend of mine is working on grabbing that machine.  Regardless 
>> of
>> who gets it, this likely won't become a fridge anytime soon...it's one
>> of the latest VAX models (only a few years old) and resellers are
>> paying big bucks for them.
> For $DIETY's sake, don't let my wife see the description on that 
> machine, or
> I'll have to change my .sig to "This well-preserved specimen would be
> suitable in both functional settings as well as gallery or museum space
> housing historical relics and antiquities."

   Heh. ;)  I'd forgotten about that part of the description.  I guess 
they didn't see the "1998" stickers all over the chassis.  The /705a is 
one of the last VAXen made.  I have underwear older than that machine.



Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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