CLASSICCMP digest 163

From: Bruce Lane <>
Date: Wed Sep 3 09:19:52 1997

At 00:02 03-09-97 PDT, you wrote:


>Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 18:11:58 -0800 (PDT)
>From: Tim Shoppa <>
>Subject: Re: Remex paper tape readers
>Message-ID: <>
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>> Kai - I'll bite - how much does he want for one????
>> I don't care about the interface - I'll build my own.
>> How about some Reader/Punches 8-)
>Do Model 33 ASR's ever show up at hamfests anymore? Back when I was in
>high school, these were the de facto solution for reading and/or

>Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 21:18:43 -0400 (EDT)
>From: William Donzelli <>
>Subject: Re: Remex paper tape readers
>Message-ID: <>
>Mime-Version: 1.0
>Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
>> Do Model 33 ASR's ever show up at hamfests anymore?
>No, nobody wants to drag anything that heavy. What might work is if you
>pin a sign to your back saying that you actually want one of the things -
>people may offer many of them to you just for hauling.


        I beg to differ. I saw one, in excellent condition, show up at a hamfest
near the Oregon/Washington border (Longview) not that long ago. I think it
was a freebie.

        The only reason I didn't take it is because I used to work on the things
and I know, full-well, what kind of a pain they can be.

Bruce Lane, Sysop, The Dragon's Cave BBS (Fidonet 1:343/272)
(Hamateur: WD6EOS) (E-mail:
"Our science can only describe an object, event, or living thing in our own
human terms. It cannot, in any way, define any of them..."
Received on Wed Sep 03 1997 - 09:19:52 BST

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