[rescue] The best 'rescue' workstation

velociraptor velociraptor at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 18:36:16 CDT 2005

On 4/23/05, Andrew Weiss <ajwdsp at cloud9.net> wrote:
> On Apr 23, 2005, at 3:13 PM, Zach Lowry wrote:
> > Obviously you've never seen a Power Macibtosh 8xx or 8xxx. It is an
> > awful mess. It would take a thesis defense to convince me that this
> > IBM's case was any worse.
> >
> I highly doubt Jonathan is unfamiliar with the 8100 and 8500... please
> note... the 8xx is a Quadra, but same "Fridge" case.  I can actually
> whip those apart very well having had a few ornery boxes that I had to
> open and close constantly.  I'm very quick with them.  That said, this
> does not apply to the 8600 or 9600 which have beautiful cases that are
> a joy to work on... they're also sexy looking.

8600 and 9600 are very similar to the Beige G3 tower, a bit wider in the
body, iirc.  And, yes, nice to work on.  I have a couple in storage for use
as the next franken-Mac (easier to work on then B&W or Graphites).


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