Restoring a VT50 (VT52 actually) .

Mike Stein mhs.stein at
Sat Dec 23 20:33:20 CST 2017

Well, cod soaked in lye for a couple of days might well require something that starts or ends with 'lax' all right...


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From: "Yvan Janssens via cctalk" <cctalk at>
To: "Stefan Skoglund" <stefan.skoglund at>; "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at>
Sent: Saturday, December 23, 2017 4:14 PM
Subject: Re: Restoring a VT50 (VT52 actually) .

Don't forget the prinskorv and lax (it's expensiv... err, it's good*).

*For the non-Swedes (or those without a Swedish partner), see

On Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 9:03 PM Stefan Skoglund via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> lör 2017-12-23 klockan 11:39 -0800 skrev Fritz Mueller via cctalk:
> > The most documentation I’ve seen re. the PROMs is pages A-1 and A-2 of
> the VT52 maintenance manual here:
> >
> >
> >
> > I think you’ve probably seen that already.  I’ll post more info from my
> VT52 later when I make it downstairs to my shop later.
> >
> > I have noticed the flaky PROM sockets also; maybe I’ll just go ahead and
> replace them since I’ll have mine out on the bench anyway.
> >
> > Mattis’ place probably smells like ham, pudding, and 70’s-era solder
> flux right now — sounds like a good holiday :-)
> >
> >     —FritzM.
> Hmm, i think maybe his place has a smell like this:
> stearinljus (candles)
> some glögg (mulled wine)
> julskinka (ham)
> or as in our case:
> lutfisk (dried ling later on soaked in lut and boiled) och potatis
> (potatoes) och vitsås (a white sauce.)

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