Paint JObs (was Re: Restoration of Discolored Plastic)

From: Douglas Quebbeman <>
Date: Fri Jun 30 11:01:38 2000

> Keeping in mind, that (at least in the past) if you paid IBM enough, you
> could get a mainframe done in just about any color scheme that you wanted.
> I have to think that the wildest one that I personally experienced, was at
> a Ralston Purina (feed) plant. And yes, as you might guess (or fear) the
> entire system was painted in red and white checkerboard.

Most 370s I'd seen had been either the standard blue or the
(older?) burnt sienna, but at IU Kokomo (or was it Fort Wayne?)
they had a 370/25 that was canary yellow. Talk about putting
your eyes out!

Received on Fri Jun 30 2000 - 11:01:38 BST

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