Where can I find 5.25 DS/DD disks?

From: John R. Keys Jr. <jrkeys_at_concentric.net>
Date: Sat Jun 24 10:31:13 2000

I see them all the time here at the thrift's, Goodwill had hundred's
not long ago and no one wanted them so they were trashed.I saw 10 boxes
yesterday at another thrift all new unopened. If you want me to pick up
some email me off line at jrkeys_at_concentric.net.
John Keys
----- Original Message -----
From: Earl Evans <retro_at_retrobits.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 10:51 PM
Subject: Where can I find 5.25 DS/DD disks?

> Hello all,
> I have a couple of questions regarding 5.25 inch, DS/DD disks...
> First, where is the best place to buy some new ones?
> Second, does any manufacturer still produce this media, and what is
> shelf life? Basically, what I'm asking here is, will our 5.25 drives
> useless before too much longer?
> I remember a discussion on the group a while back regarding the use of
> media in DD drives. After reading about two thousand messages more
> complicated than quantum mechanics, I gave up trying to figure it out
> So now I've resigned myself to seek the newest 5.25 DS/DD disks that I
> find. Any help appreciated! Long live my Commodore 128!
> Thanks in advance,
> Earl Evans
> retro_at_retrobits.com
> Enjoy Retrocomputing!
> Join us at http://www.retrobits.com
Received on Sat Jun 24 2000 - 10:31:13 BST

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