[rescue] I want a VAX

Ian Finder ian.finder at gmail.com
Tue May 4 21:23:44 CDT 2010

<snip> I want a VAX. </snip>

Well, I want a Koala for a pet...

Good luck with that.

I've had zero luck getting the materials I need to get my uVAX operable.

Resellers keep all the parts out of a reasonable price range.

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On May 4, 2010, at 7:18 PM, William Barnett-Lewis <wlewisiii at gmail.com>

> Sigh, listening to everyone talking about old micros you'd think it'd
> make me jones for a TRS-80 Model 1 or Amiga 500 or even the old XT
> (640kb & a 10 MB disk!) that I learned Minix on. But no, what it make
> me want is another VAX. I had two (a 4000/VLC & 4000/60) and foolishly
> sold them.  They were the most interesting machines I've ever owned &
> would love to find one again.
> I have no room for anything big and, worse yet, no budget. Which means
> unless I find someone throwing out a MicroVAX 3100 or, even better,
> another VLC or the like, there's not much going to happen about it.
> I now return you to your reminiscences of the days of micros past
> while i go looking for the rubbing alcohol to try & make my Type 4
> keyboard work a bit better.
> William
> --
> Live like you will never die, love like you've never been hurt, dance
> like no-one is watching.
> 				Alex White
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