the purge continues: free trs-80 stuff from austin, tx
josefcub at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 07:19:03 CST 2009
If you're willing to wait until tomorrow, I'd like to take a stab at
coming over and picking the 4P up. I live out in Bastrop way. Is
this all right with you?
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 1:20 AM, Jim Battle <frustum at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Jim Battle wrote:
>> There are two categories here.
> The docs are claimed. The 4P is still available for anyone willing to pick
> it up.
>> The next category is free, but *must* be picked up at my house. If I
>> cared to spend the time to find a box and pack it properly, I'd put it on
>> ebay and get my $50 or whatever.
>> This is a TRS-80 4P in *great* shape. It has very little yellowing as it
>> has been in a leatherette carrying case for the past 20 years. I recently
>> took it apart and tweaked the trimmer cap so 80 column display mode is solid
>> again. Both drives work great, and I don't know of any defects.
>> It comes with an original in the binder TRSDOS 6.0.2 manual, a Montezuma
>> Micro CP/M manual, and about 100 floppies. Not all the floppies are usable
>> on this system; some came from model I systems, or were configured for
>> double sided drives (this machine has only single sided floppies, which was
>> the norm for the 4P).
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