VAX-11/780 Board Set on eBait

Josh Dersch derschjo at
Thu Jun 9 13:01:54 CDT 2016

On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 3:48 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at>

>     > From: Devin Davison
>     > well there goes my plan of trying to keep it under the radar.
> Sorry, I didn't mean to upset your plan (and you); I just didn't know if
> anyone was watching for VAX-11/780 parts, they come by so rarely.

If anyone is desperate for VAX-11/780 parts, let me know -- a friend of
mine recently came into a load of them.  If it can help someone bring a
/780 back to life, he'd be up for working something out...

- Josh

> We have discussed this topic before, but let me recapitulate one point
> about
> pricing and valuations: if we want to stop this stuff being scrapped, we
> need
> to make sure the prices realized are well above scrap. This will have
> several
> consequences:
> i) If people only get low (scrap-region) prices, why go to all the
> bother/hassle of listing things on auction sites; just proceeed directly to
> 'Go'. ii) Hopefully, if values are non-trivial, the word will get around,
> and
> people who have this stuff will go to the effort to list it, instead of
> leaving it to moulder, etc.
> Yes, I understand that will make this a more expensive hobby, but
>         Noel

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