[rescue] VAX door key

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Sat Jun 11 11:09:22 CDT 2011

    On Sat, 11 Jun 2011, Dave Fischer wrote:

>>    There were two sizes of hex-key used on VAX cabinetry, and I 
>> believe the item being considered here, given its description, is 
>> the large calibre one that opens the doors to the CPU cabinet. 
> You mean the sliding panels on the pedestal 4000's?

    I am thinking specifically of the front and rear doors of the
VAX 6xxx series and possibly the 3xxx series.  RCS/RI have examples
of two that can be checked for this, and I do not think we have a
formal "key".

    The other type may be seen on the doors on 11/750s.

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