[rescue] long shot... anybody got a Gateway 486?

Barry Callahan barryc at rjlsystems.com
Thu May 2 08:48:49 CDT 2013

On 5/2/2013 12:22 AM, Dan Sikorski wrote:
> Oh, and back to earlier conversation in this thread, my first computer 
> was a TI99/4A, but the first one i really used was a Packard Bell 486. 
> I think i still have the TI somewhere, but the last i saw the Packard 
> Bell was when i donated it to a local charity at least a decade ago, 
> and i don't miss it.

I've got several TI99/4As between my basement and my garage. Anyone want 

I think I've already mentioned this here, but my first computer was the 
Heathkit H-89 my father built on our diningroom table as part of a 
college correspondence course. I was probably only 4 at the time. But I 
can remember spending many evenings sitting next to him, watching him 
put it together, and to this day, the smell of solder smoke always 
brings back that memory.

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