Mainframe Parts available: IBM EnterpriseSystem 9000 Model 9221 Mainframe

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Mon Dec 5 07:31:35 CST 2005

Colin Eby wrote:
> Folk,
> I did an eBay run this weekend to pick up my first actual mainframe -- a
> 1992 IBM Model 9221.  There's more of it than I really need for my own
> fooling around and I wondered if anyone on the list was interested in bits.
> Basically I have three I/O card cages and only really need one.  And of
> course a bunch of excess cards -- mostly feature 6310, 6031 and 6130.   I
> would consider swaps or pretty short money as I'm more concerned about not
> buckling the ceiling of the flat down stairs than the money.  Swap-wise I'd
> consider main memory, missing cabling, media and that sort of thing.  There
> are also a number of manuals I can part with as well.  I might also be
> willing to part with some of the DASD.  I'm not finished inventorying, so
> if there's something you'd like me to check for, please let me know.

You didn't mention where you are.  Shipping some of this stuff could get 

Peace...  Sridhar

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