What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Ron Hudson <ron.hudson_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri Aug 20 18:33:46 2004

On Aug 20, 2004, at 12:50 PM, Doc Shipley wrote:

> Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Ron Hudson wrote:
>>> On Aug 20, 2004, at 9:55 AM, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Ron Hudson wrote:
>>>>> Thanks, but I don't have the required long torx screwdriver and
>>>>> case
>>>>> cracker tool, and I am a little scared to crack open the case, mean
>>>>> evil
>>>>> nasty high voltages live in there. Besides I might bust something
>>>>> inside
>>>>> and that would be bad.
>>>> What kind of crap attitude is that?
>>> What kind of crack is that Sellam.
>> It's a pretty defeastist and lazy message for this group. I'm just
>> not
>> accustomed to people being too lazy to find the right tool, too
>> scared to
>> open up a case, and too insecure to attempt any sort of inspection of
>> a
>> computer.
> That's bullshit.
> I have an IBM 9-track tabletop that isn't getting powered up till I
> get docs. Period. I don't feel like taking a chance with it, because
> it's a damn nice drive.
> Is that defeatist or lazy? Hardly. I've got several other working
> 9-tracks, I can't replace the IBM if I hose it, I can't repair it
> without the docs, and I can afford to leave that one sitting till I
> get the info I want.
> Looks to me like Ron's in the same shape. The SE *works*, as-is.
> If he wants to leave it in a working state till he can learn more
> about it, who are you to call him derogatory names?
> Doc

Thanks Doc.
Received on Fri Aug 20 2004 - 18:33:46 BST

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