[rescue] Cable Balls

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 18:46:20 CDT 2014

Reading this email was like a throwback to the old Barbasol shaving cream


> On Sep 17, 2014, at 6:05 PM, Cory Smelosky <b4 at gewt.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Sep 2014, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
>>> There are a lot of SCSI cables in these balls, both internal and
>>> external, mostly SCSI-2, SCSI-3, and Ultra2 LVD.  There's a lot of
>>> standard power cables, various power bricks, network cables, USB
>>> cables, a few SCSI terminators from SCSI 1 through SCSI 3, some VGA
>>> <-> 13W3 Sun cables, phone cables, and other stuff in these balls.  I
>>> ran Sun SPARC equipment and a few PCs over the years, so that's where
>>> these cables have come from -- mostly Sun stuff.
> I need like...all of those.
>>> I'm absolutely not interested in sorting these things out and I'm
>>> really tempted to toss them in the dumpster, though there's probably
>>> cables of significant value to people on this list.  Therefore, anyone
>>> who wants to inherit my cable balls, may. :)
> I wouldn't mind.
>>> The "cost" is cost of shipping; the cable balls are somewhat heavy and
>>> I would guess all this mess will be $20-ish to ship in the US.
>>> Alternatively, if you're in the RTP area of NC, I don't mind figuring
>>> out a way to get these cables to you in person for free.  There's a
>>> lot of garbage cables in these balls, certainly, but there's
>>> definitely more than $20 worth of SCSI in here so it should be worth
>>> your while.
> I'll pay shipping.
>>> If there is a particular cable you want me to check for in the balls
>>> before committing, I'm happy to take a look.  However, I'm not really
>>> interested in piecemealing unless you really want to offer me some
>>> money for the trouble.  And at that point, you may as well just take
>>> the whole ball for cost of shipping and sift out the diamonds from the
>>> rough yourself :)
>>     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katamari_Damacy
>>> Thanks!
>>> Steve
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