[rescue] Basement Cleaning

John Carr jcarr at poethecat.com
Sun Aug 31 10:09:23 CDT 2014

Oops! Sorry all - I didn't realize that was going to the list - way
too wordy for everyone to read!

On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 11:07:15AM -0400, John Carr wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2014 at 08:32:47PM -0400, Barry Callahan wrote:
> > Huh. You're in Royal Oak. I'm in Troy.
> Oh - that's pretty handy then. I don't mind a road trip to deliver it,
> but I'm all for a _very_ short road trip. :)
> > If nobody else speaks up for the TRS-80 stuff, I can take it off
> > your hands. Not sure when I'll get around to rehabbing it, as I
> > still have yet to work on the H-89 That I've got. Once I find the
> > toits, I'm pretty sure it's got bad caps in its power supply. It'd
> > be an interesting addition to my collection, but I don't have any
> > particular emotional attachment to the Tandy line.
> I definitely have an emotional attachment to Tandy (my dad was really
> biased toward Radio Shack, so our first computer was a CoCo, our
> second a 1000EX, our third a 1000SX, etc.), but I know that I'll
> likely never have time to give this machine any attention. I've had it
> since my wife got it from her dad in '01. It's been sitting aside ever
> since in the "someday" pile. If you can find some time to get it
> working, awesome! If not, maybe I'll knock on your door later when I
> get time. :)
> > Jason T. in Chicago is scanning a pile of Sun docs that I threw at
> > him a while back and posting them on
> > http://chiclassiccomp.org/docs/index.php ... if you want, I can see
> > to it that your stash makes its way to him for similar treatment.
> Ooo. That'd be great. I already found the "Writing Device Drivers"
> one over there, but I didn't check to see if it was a complete set. I
> didn't look to see he had the others yet either. I'd definitely like
> to make sure that they get scanned and used though.
> > I wouldn't mind taking that Ultra 2 off your hands. The system I had
> > set aside for myself when my boss purged the boneyard at the office
> > got swept away to the scrappers with the rest of the pile, after
> > nobody spoke up for it.
> Oh no! That stinks. You're definitely welcome to it then. I have a few
> miscellaneous SBUS cards that may be useful in it if you want me to
> take a look. IIRC, I have at least one 100Mb card, SunPC, and a few
> graphics cards. I haven't dug them out in awhile.
> > You wouldn't happen to want a Sun Blade 2000, would you?
> Ugh. Do I? Hell yes. Should I? Hm. I'm trying to pare down the
> collection; this temptation isn't helping! :)  Honestly, Oracle has
> made having Sun boxes not-fun since I can't get a hobbyist license or
> patches for Solaris. I think that for now, I'll pass. It hurts to say
> that.
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