Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Ben Franchuk <>
Date: Mon Apr 1 21:23:19 2002

"Douglas H. Quebbeman" wrote:

> In fact, everytime you insert one of these, it has a 50%
> chance of rethreading the hole.
> Look at them carefully... they have a noticable taper.
> That's *one* way to encourage them to stay put.

The real crime is the quality of duct tape is going down. :)
Mind you with most of the new PC's you really don't have much new in
accessory cards. Most I/O is now USB and video/Hard disks/CD-rom are all
internal now.
Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
Received on Mon Apr 01 2002 - 21:23:19 BST

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