[rescue] The best 'rescue' workstation

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Apr 25 12:11:29 CDT 2005

Atom wrote:
> Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Aaron Finley wrote:
>>> Not here. For example, a Pentium II tower is $300, along with a
>>> for-parts Quadra 950 for $275. I've never seen any unix machines. Only
>>> good find I ever had at surplus was a Tektronix Phaser 850 for $99.
>> *Sweet.*  The 850 is laser, not thermal-wax, right?
> Phaser 850 is wax...

Oh.  Bleh ...  I musta been thinking of one of the other 800-series.
860 maybe?  870?  My experience of the thermal-wax printers, based on a
Phaser 340, is that they're capable of sucking a donkey through a
.040-guage needle.

 Phil Stracchino
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