Reasonable price for a complete SOL-20 system?
Mark J. Blair
nf6x at nf6x.net
Sat Oct 15 21:25:28 CDT 2016
> On Oct 15, 2016, at 19:02, Sam O'nella <barythrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Congratulations! Fun to find some of the wooden generation of computers. Keep us posted on the restoration efforts (if any) :-)
I don't think I have any other wooden computers yet. The seller had an interesting tale about the origin of the wood in these particular computers. As the legend goes, the father of one of the principals of Processor Technology had a contract to remove wharfs from along the Mississippi river, which happened to be made of black walnut. And thus, the SOL-20 received stylish black walnut side panels, hopefully without too much lingering wharf smell. I don't know if the tale is true, but I have chosen to believe it.
Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>
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