Can you fix a C-64, or know someone who can?

From: Patrick Finnegan <>
Date: Wed Dec 11 17:37:00 2002

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, ben franchuk wrote:

> Sellam Ismail wrote:
> >>Patience : There's always time to bodge it again, there's never time to
> >>do it right, or something like that.... One thing I've learnt time and
> >>again in classing <anything> repair is that rushing in will often cause
> >>more problems than it solves. I may spend _months_ just examining a
> >>device before even thinking about repairing it.
> > Tony, it's a Commodore 64 we're talking about. Why must you always tilt
> > toward the extreme?
> >
> Well the C64 was state of the art at one time. :)

Was it when it was released? Considering it's low price, I doubt it could
be called 'state of the art'. That's like calling the Walmart $200 PC
state of the art when it was introduced (IMHO)... not that I'm saying a
C64 is the same quality of a machine, but they seem like comparable

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