Hamfests

Teo Zenios teoz at neo.rr.com
Sat Feb 25 19:59:43 CST 2006


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe R." <rigdonj at cfl.rr.com>
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
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Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: Hamfests


>
> >
> >In article <20060221044710.28110.qmail at web61017.mail.yahoo.com>,
> >    Chris M <chrism3667 at yahoo.com>  writes:
> >
> >> are these at this point in time still any good for
> >> procuring puter gear of a vintage nature?
>
>
>   Hell Yes!  I passed up three Amigas with the video toasters just two
> weeks ago at the Orlando Hamfest. I think the guy would have given them to
> anyone that would take them. Hunting at hamfests are just like hunting
> anywhere else: Go often, Go early and look hard and you'll find the stuff.
> Also talk to people about what you're looking for and you'll frequently
> find someone that has an old computer that they've been saving becasue
they
> stnd the thought of throwing it away and they're just looking for someone
> that will take it and preserve it. I found a Sage with all the manuals and
> SW that way last fall.  I've NEVER left a hamfest empty handed!
>
>     Joe

Do you already have a video toaster or just no interest in Amiga gear? I
would love a toaster for my A2000 but have yet to see any in my area at a
reasonable price (Ohio).




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