[rescue] Useful stuff for small spaces
ploopster at gmail.com
Tue May 20 10:59:00 CDT 2008
Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 08:44:49AM -0600, Robert Darlington wrote:
>> I deal with the more modern thinkpads, day in and day out. T40, 42,
>> 42p, 43, 43p, 60, 60z, etc. They're solid machines, very much unlike
>> the older systems. The old systems were what I consider to be junk,
>> and I remember at one point you were basically a sucker if you bought
>> them over some of the toshibas or dells that were out at the time.
>> The butterfly keyboard comes to mind here. Surely they made some good
>> ones though.
> I have an A20p that was a hand-me-down from a former employee here in 2002,
> used it as my desktop machine for two years, used it as my traveling laptop
> for a few after that, and it's STILL going. When they bought me its
> replacement (HP NC6220, which is okay) I took the Thinkpad home with me.
If you like the A20p, you should check out the A31p. 15" 1600x1200
screen and space for two UltraBay devices. I'd bet the machine would
run for quite a while with three batteries installed.
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