[rescue] Basement Cleaning

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Tue Sep 2 12:01:32 CDT 2014

    Be aware that most unrestored Model 2 systems will require a complete 
keyboard rebuild.  The foam pads disintegrate, usually taking with it the 
metallic coating on the mylar discs.  Replacements can be fabricated with 
commonly available materials, but it can be time-consuming.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Old Technology				http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/

On Tue, 2 Sep 2014, Robert Toegel wrote:

> I was going to say almost the same thing.  I thought it was the Model 2
> with the 8 inch floppies.  I have two of those.  Don't know their condition
> right now.  They did work at one time.  Might be convinced to release one
> to some one who could find better use for it.
> Bob
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 8:57 AM, John Carr <jcarr at poethecat.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 03:01:05PM -0400, rjtoegel wrote:
>>> No problem here. B Brings back memories. B Might go into the basement
>> and fire up my trash 80s.
>> One of these days I'd like to get my hands on a Model 4 and play with
>> My original plan for the Model 3 was to get a BBS running on it. There
>> used to be one (that I knew of)
>> Fido-compatible BBS package for it; there was a whole world of fun waiting
>> there. If I could get access (or run)
>> a USENET <> Fido gateway, I'd probably use that machine quite a bit.
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