80s magazines at Huntington Beach, CA estate sale

Randy Dawson rdawson16 at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 10 23:52:32 CDT 2015

Most of the Byte magazines are here:

> Subject: Re: 80s magazines at Huntington Beach, CA estate sale
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> From: jws at jwsss.com
> Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2015 21:33:39 -0700
> On 7/10/2015 7:45 PM, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> > On 2015-Jul-10, at 5:39 PM, jwsmobile wrote:
> >> <snip>
> >> Gizmo
> >> http://pictures.estatesales.net/931308/21760158/1.jpg
> > That's the rear of a 70s colour TV, the stuff on the side looks like either/both convergence control or an early electronic tuning system with individual channel tuning.
> >
> > Actually, it looks like a Heathkit with the plug-in modules along the rear chassis, the manuals on top look like the right colour with the little title window cut in the cover of Heathkit manuals.
> >
> > Here we go, compare:
> > 	https://www.flickr.com/photos/34737609@N07/sets/72157613423708701
> >
> > I think the estate one is an earlier model, probably early 70s, with the flickr-pics one probably a couple years later.
> The thing that made me ask was that the grey thing was possibly a 1/4 or 
> larger motor, and maybe it was some oddly skinned disk drive.  Now I see it.
> My cousin built one of those and had the best workshop TV in full color 
> till his wife made him put it in a box in the living room. Great fun 
> with the controls that pulled out after that, but not near as fun as a 
> 25" or so color tv on your bench.
> thanks for the info.
> I will try to get there tomorrow, may call you, Brendan and let you 
> distribute the Bytes.  I'm looking for a particular ad in the 70s thru 
> 80's magazines and if I find it that would be all I want to keep.
> thanks
> Jim

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