Stuff to dispense with pt 1.

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Fri Apr 16 00:06:40 CDT 2010

Where are you located? I'm to far away, but I would like to forward part 
of you message to the nekochan forum (SGI affectionados might like the 


On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 05:25:27PM -0400, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> This is what I'm attempting to get rid of from my warehouse.   I would 
> like to get something for the machines, but mostly want to make sure 
> that the stuff doesn't get scrapped.  Everything is assumed to work, but 
> I have no guarantees that it does, and it hasn't been turned on in quite 
> a while, but it has been stored in a climate-controlled warehouse.  I'm 
> open to some trades, and negotiable on prices for most stuff.  I'm not 
> willing to ship anything myself, but may be willing to drop it off 
> somewhere to be shipped - I mostly don't have time to pack this stuff.  
> Email me for more info on any of this stuff.
> For the most part, this stuff needs to be gone by May 14th- when I leave 
> for Dayton Hamvention.  I may be able to bring smaller (desktop box) 
> stuff with me, but larger stuff I won't be able to transport to the show 
> with everything else I'm bringing.  Some of the stuff will start 
> disappearing at the end of next week via scrap or eBay if I don't hear 
> anything by then.
> + VAX 8700 w/ TU-81+ and SA482.  Haven't had a chance to power up, and 
> will keep this if I don't get a good offer.  Want around $500 for it.
> + DG Nova 2 w/ PERTEC 9-track tape drive and dual 8" floppy. 
> Asking $750, this will go to eBay if I don't get any takers.
> + DG Nova 4.  Have 3 or 4, some missing the front-panel. 3rd party 
> Disk/QIC tape rackmount box that goes with them.
> + BA-11 10.5" tall UNIBUS expansion boxes.  $25 each
> + SGI Onyx prototype machine.  The same size and chassis as a Challenge 	
> XL.  $100
> + PDP-11/23 w/RL02s in corporate cab. $200  
> + RM-02 drives.  I have 4, want to keep at least one.  Never had much 
> luck getting them to work with my RH-11 on my 11/84, but I don't think
> there's anything wrong with the drives themselves.  $200 each
> + VAX 4000/200.  I have two or 3 of these.  $100 each
> + DEC CMR53.  2 of these. A pdp-11/53 system with some special 
> communications cards in them. $100 each
> + AlphaServer 4100. $20
> + Various VAXstation 3100s for whatever I can get for them
> + 4 tape drives from IBM 3480-B22 tape units.  I've considered saving 
> this for spares, but I'm not sure I care enough.
> + IBM S/390 G5 coupling facility.  I'd really like to find the 
> replacement software for the SE to make it into a "standard" CPU, so 
> that I can at least run Linux on it, but I'm not sure that's likely.  
> $200.
> + Encore Mulitmax UNIX box. 32 x NS32332 processors and 128MB ram, and a 
> 2nd rack with a 9-track tape drive and some 8" hard disks. $250.
> + General Automation SPC16/40 and 16/45.  Missing the front panel for 
> one of the two, have an I/O box, and PSUs.  needs some repair work.  One 
> of the PSUs needs new capacitors. Will keep unless I can get $500 or so 
> for the both of them.
> + HP 1000 E-series, I think.  Two of these.  $200 each?
> + IBM RS/6000 SP.  I've got one frame with quad-375MHz POWER3-II thin 
> nodes, and one high node (16GB ram, 16 x 375MHz).  $200
> + DEC VT240 terminals.  Probably 10. $5 each
> + IBM 9343-C02 DASD box.  I have someone interested, but haven't heard 
> from them in a while, and am not sure how interested they really are ... 
> I'd like to get $100 for it.
> + Two Amiga 2000 Video Toaster boxes.  I may end up keeping one.  $100.
> + Various IBM UNIX desktop systems, desktop VAXes, etc.  $5 each.
> + Altos 8000 and 8600 systems. $10 each.
> + Tektronix 4010 terminal.  $100.
> + Tullamore/Victoreen SCIPP 1600 1600-channel pulse-height analyzer. 
> Powers up, but not tested much more than that.  Looks cool, and has CORE 
> memory inside.  $50.  Some pics I took a while ago: 
> That's all I can recall for now.
> Pat
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