Available: VAX-11/750, DEC7000, DEC5500 and more!
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 13:36:07 CDT 2015
John is in Sundsvall so near enough half way between.....
... but that’s a long way to drive for a VAX
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Johnny
> Sent: 09 April 2015 13:53
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: Available: VAX-11/750, DEC7000, DEC5500 and more!
> On 2015-04-09 11:28, Dave G4UGM wrote:
> > I have a "friend" who lives in Sweden, and who owns some horrid pick up. I
> wander if he could be persuaded to drive over.....
> I hope you are aware that Sweden is pretty big, and Luleå is rather far
> north... It's about 900km from Stockholm... It will take a very long day to just
> drive one way with a pick up... You'd need a minimum of two days for a trip
> there and back from Stockholm. If you live further south in Sweden, you
> might want to add another day to it.
> (I'd probably use three days just from Stockholm, if I were to estimate
> > Dave
> > G4UGM
> > (Yes is another Ham who moved out from Manchester, and yes Radio
> > Amateurs are a sort of special Masonic Guild..)
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of
> >> David Brownlee
> >> Sent: 09 April 2015 10:04
> >> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> >> Subject: Re: Available: VAX-11/750, DEC7000, DEC5500 and more!
> >> On 9 April 2015 at 06:50, Robert Jarratt <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> >>> It would be a shame to scrap any of this, but to scrap an 11/750
> >>> would be
> >> particularly sad. Unfortunately I have no way to take an 11/750 so I
> >> do hope it gets saved.
> >>> Would you be able to save the boards from any of the machines that
> >>> would
> >> otherwise be scrapped? I am guessing RX01 floppies may not be easy to
> >> find either.
> >>> There are bits I would be interested in, but as I live in the UK and
> >>> shipping
> >> isn't possible it looks like I will have to pass on them :-(
> >> Mmmm.. road trip. Pity I only have a mini :)
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