[rescue] sun servers going spare

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Oct 25 15:38:24 CDT 2020

On 10/25/20 4:32 PM, Jay York wrote:
>>      We'd love to have a '1000!  I had all but given up on finding one.  I
>> don't think we can take a '2000 anytime soon though, due to needing a
>> truck and such, there's too much going on these days for us to manage
>> that right now.  But perhaps in the not-too-distant future.  I can come
>> down there in a minivan with seats removed soon, in the next week or two
>> I think.  The '1000, 4/260, etc are no problem in a minivan.
> The 2000 is a beast.B  I had a small pick up truck then, which I drove
> around and backed up to the back of the house.B  It weighs about 900
> lbs.B  It has casters of course, but they have grease fittings too, which
> you don't always see.

   Yep, I moved one of those once...I'd not try it without a truck with 
a lift gate.

> Sometime in the next few weeks would be fine.B  I'll get in touch
> directly, off-list.

   Sounds good.  Let's discuss it soon, as it occurs to me that I'll be 
doing a small road trip this coming week and I may be able to swing 
through that area during that trip.

>>      BTW, I used to live in Laurel, and Silver Spring and Greenbelt before
>> that.
> I moved from Columbia to Simpsonville/Clarksville/Fulton quite a few
> years back.

   Ahh ok, I know where you are.

> Did you know Mike Nicewonger?B  He was my "connection",
> feeding my "habit" for a while.B  I still have at least one of those
> machines.

   Mike was my best friend and next-door neighbor!  I met him at the 
surplus dealer that he and I frequented on Saturday mornings.  He later 
bought the house next door to me.  Drunks obsessed with good computers, 
we were. (are)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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