Announcing... Rent a wreck

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Jul 25 22:20:29 2000

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Mike wrote:

> I think I hit on an idea that will help out me and others...
> Want to try a *old* computer before you buy one?
> Want to run some old software or access some old data from a computer you no
> longer have?
> Want to try your skill makeing some necessary repairs on some vintage
> computers?
> Want to try programming when programming was programming?
> I'm thinking something like a month or two rental, paying for shipping to
> get it to you. (Next person in line ships from renter(n-1). I'll pay to
> eventyally get it back to me.
> This will put machines in circulation, clearing some needed space, and it
> allow me to better schedule the time I want with any particular machine.
> Waddayaall think? Would you rent an old machine you haven't found yet?
> There's certainly a few I wouldn't mind buying time on.

Interesting concept. Are there about 1,200 other collectors out there
wanting to play with an old computer? ;)

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