[rescue] OpenStep Sparc machines

Ian Finder ian.finder at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 00:18:58 CST 2010

I'd be interested, could you ship to 98105, and can I interest you in any
particular machines / parts? I have a decent stash at this point...

Ian Finder
ian.finder at gmail.com

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On Nov 26, 2010, at 8:57 PM, Mike Shields <shieldsm at gmail.com> wrote:

> The list posting re: NeXTSTEP reminded me I have some machines I'd
> like to move out of my basement. I have a few SparcStation 20's that I
> built up as OpenStep machines. I set them all up with an SM71, 256mb
> ram (OpenStep won't use more than that), 4 or 8mb VSIMM, and a hard
> drive of some sort - some have 8gb, some have 36, etc. A couple have
> the funky cdrom, a couple don't. They've all got OpenStep 4.2 all set
> up and working, and some additional software (dev tools, Lighthouse
> Design apps, etc) preloaded.
> It's probably the neatest NeXT/Openstep machine you can really get -
> sure, it's not black, but spare parts are a lot easier to come by, and
> the Aurora chassis isn't exactly ugly. With the VSIMM, you get 24-bit
> color, and the 75mhz SuperSparc chip makes for a snappy machine.
> Any interest? I'd certainly entertain offers for more than shipping,
> but my goal is really just to get them to people who can appreciate a
> prime slice of history, not make money or even recoup time I put into
> building them up. If there is interest, I'll type up the detailed
> inventory. I'm in 48823.
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