[rescue] Looking for sun 13w3 monitor or 13w3 to VGA adapter
pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Dec 21 12:26:50 CST 2007
On Friday 21 December 2007, Richard wrote:
> In article <20071221163920.GH12949 at mrbill.net>,
> Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> writes:
> > Nobody here really wants CRTs at all anymore.
> There are people who collect SGI gear that like the SGI branded
> monitors. People want the CRTs, they just don't want to pay the
> packing and shipping :-).
> As a terminal collector, I can understand that. You buy a terminal
> for like $0.99 and then pay $400 having it shipped :-).
"You pay $0 and then pay $1k to have it shipped" is more like the stuff
I tend to collect...
Of course, I've never tried to get a rack of gear shipped *to* me from
overseas. That would probably end up being much more than $1k. And, I
try to avoid buying anything but parts if they have to be shipped to
me. Limiting the collecting radius to places that I can drive in ~6hrs
or so (and owning a box truck with a lift-gate) helps a lot in bringing
down the per-item delivery costs. :) Compared with freight shipping
all the stuff I've collected, the money I've spent on the truck really
is just chunk change.
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