DEC CPU bulkhead issues

From: Douglas Quebbeman <>
Date: Sat Jul 1 19:21:51 2000

> On Sat, 1 Jul 2000, Douglas Quebbeman wrote:
> [someone srote about carbon tetrachloride:]
> > > Secret stash. Radio Shack dumped their cleaner/degreaser
> stock and I
> > bought
> > > it (at least from one store) I've been metering it out ever since.
> >
> > <Doug, his face green with envy>
> Not sure if this is still the case, but, while the sale of it was
> prohibited to individuals, companies could still buy it from
> mail-order electronics supply places. To get it all one need(ed)(s)
> is/was to manufacture a company name (e.g., like one does to get into
> an electronics trade show and get those free pit-beef sandwitches,
> etc. along with lots of freebies like samples and databooks), or, if
> they want a federal ID number, just start a corporation and do nothing
> with it but use it to make it easier to buy things from the bizdroids
> that don't like to sell to individuals. :-) :-) :-)
> There's more than one way to skin a bureaucrat!

Well, until they recently came up with a replacement for Halon,
you could still go to a local small airport/air park and buy
Halon extinguishers "for your plane".

Received on Sat Jul 01 2000 - 19:21:51 BST

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