PDP-8/e and terminals in West Sussex, UK
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Nov 5 22:26:49 CST 2008
On Wednesday 05 November 2008, David Griffith wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > Tony Duell wrote:
> > > What do people consider to be the 'holy grails' of classic
> > > computer collecting?
> > Do people collect CPUs that no longer have peripherals or are
> > bereft of any sort of software?
> > If so, what is done with them, other than to use them as doorstops?
> Maybe that's the thought process that leads to things like the VAX
> wet bar.
FWIW, the (original) VAXbar was supposedly made out of a VAX that had
been stripped of most of its internals for use as spare parts, before
the people who modified it got it.
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