Evil Lurker Won, Gets His Parts

From: Richard Erlacher <richard_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Wed Jun 28 12:22:25 2000

It's true the DEC racks don't grow on trees, but their scrap value doesn't
pay for shipping and storage. Ask anybody who's got them. Likewise, the
PSU's cost a lot to move and store, but seldom bring benefit proportional to
the effort.

What's wrong with letting this guy have what he wants?


----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Quebbeman <dhquebbeman_at_theestopinalgroup.com>
To: <classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 3:16 PM
Subject: RE: Evil Lurker Won, Gets His Parts

> > You do realize that PDP-11's are more than just cool toys don't you?
> There
> > are people/companies whose livelyhood depends on these systems and their
> > continueing to run.
> Nah, running a CAT scanner is just child's play.
> And AFAIC, I don't really want to play with a PDP-11; I just
> didn't want to see an otherwise complete system that was two
> components away from total restoration ripped to shreds!
> > The only thing I can see that the buyer did wrong was leaving the
> > powersupply! At least from what you've said I assume he left
> > it. If he went so far as to get the backplane he really should have
> > taken that.
> He's taking about a third, and leaving two thirds.
> The rack is staying behind too. But I guess DEC racks
> grow on trees.
> -dq
Received on Wed Jun 28 2000 - 12:22:25 BST

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