Attaching DEC Handles, the Right Way
systems.glitch at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 16:06:55 CDT 2017
> It's one of these:
Glad to hear it was saved from the scrap heap! A very cool machine, reminds me of the manual punch we had to go along with our trip punch at a previous job.
> Stu Phillips, a friend of ours did the insertion of metal metal Southco
> extractor handles on our boards for the Microdata 1600.
> That business came from him owning an injection molding machine and
> someone asking him to make the handles.
The blue handles on the MDB Unibus prototyping boards I've got are Stu Phillips handles. They are indeed riveted on, but I don't know if MDB did their own riveting. With the amount of DEC-compatible stuff they made, it wouldn't surprise me.
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