Apple II 800K Diskettes?

From: Jeff Garrison <>
Date: Tue Sep 25 20:21:27 2001

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Kenzie <>
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Date: Monday, September 24, 2001 6:31 PM
Subject: Re: Apple II 800K Diskettes?

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>From: "David Betz" <>
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>Sent: Monday, September 24, 2001 8:25 PM
>Subject: Apple II 800K Diskettes?
>> I just acquired an Apple IIgs (thanks Rich!) and am anxious to try
>it out. I
>> have downloaded the system software from the Apple site but an
>unsure how to
>> go about making 800K disks for use on the IIgs as none of my local
>> stores stock 800K floppies. Is it possible to cover over the hole
>that tells
>> the drive that it is a HD disk and format it as an 800K disk? Will
>the 800K
>> drive on the IIgs be able to read it? Or do I have to find a source
>for real
>> 800K media?
>I have a lead on another IIgs. It should be available as soon as the
>owner finished copying the files from it.
>I also have a spare IIsi.
>Collector of Vintage Computers (

New 800k disks are available from the US in Harbor City California.

My friend Ed Walters at has them for sale.
Tell him Jeff sent you. He thought so much of getting the format right
that he bought a Classic II from me to test them on to be sure they'd
work properly.

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