CBM 8032 and 8035

From: Ethan Dicks <ethan_dicks_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri Jul 28 17:17:26 2000

> > > I left behind (2) Commodor CBM 8032 systems both with the huge external
> > > dual floppy drives. Units were intact, but what I would call average
> > > dirty storage shape. If somebody in Socal wants the units let me know, \
> > > no way do I ship the monsters.

How about the guts? Leave behind the iron frames and the massive transformers
but box up the floppy drives and motherboards? I'd consider paying a few
bucks over shipping for the active parts. I have several PETs that I'm
restoring and I understand not wanting to mess with those heavy, bulky
enclosures. I just had a PET 4016 (9" screen) shipped from SoCal. It was
$35, but considering it was from the Physics Department at the college in
Santa Barbara, it has this neat Lab I/O device plugged into the expansion
bus and Katakana charaters on the keyboard next to the graphics symbols.

I've never even seen a picture of one like this, but I digress.

How much would you want to pull the good stuff out? Most important are
the mainboards. Of secondary importance are the keyboards, and of minimal
but some remnant of importance are the floppy drives. The entire lot should
fit in a xerox paper box (if there's room to pad the 8032 boards.

If it's too much hassle, I understand, but I have to ask. I'd rather see
something survive than nothing. Of course, if anyone wants to get them,
intact, they should receive preference. I'm only trying to save the good



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Received on Fri Jul 28 2000 - 17:17:26 BST

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