[rescue] Help! 1TB SATA drives needed ASAP

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Tue Dec 19 11:48:19 CST 2017

On 12/19/17 12:37, Bill Bradford wrote:
> I'm in an emergency situation where I need to get eight matching 
> 1TB SATA drives (3.5") as soon as possible, but I'm cost-limited.
> This is for personal/SunHELP use.
> Looks like new Seagate Barracuda drives are $45ish, the NAS versions
> are $54ish.. but I'm looking at almost $400 if I buy new.  
> That would be preferred but at this point I'll take what I can get.   Normally
> I would buy new, but I have to start paying copay for my chemo meds
> starting Jan 1st.. :( 
> So, anyone have a pile of 1TB (or greater, but everything has to
> match) drives in a closet that they'll let go cheap?  Please let me
> know..

Bill, I have a stack of 40 that came in my replacement X4540.  They are
all used and of unknown age, but I can totally set you up with eight or
ten.  They are all Sun-badged Seagate ST31000340NS drives, AKA

  Phil Stracchino
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