Maxtor full-height 5.25" drives of death

Mike Loewen mloewen at
Fri Feb 9 16:19:38 CST 2018

On Fri, 9 Feb 2018, js--- via cctalk wrote:
> A tangential question out of curiosity: who here has 5.25" MFM drives they're 
> extremely surprised are still working, and which model(s)?
> I'll start.  I've quite a few MFM drives, but the ones that really surprise 
> me are (2) Seagate ST-506, and (2) IMI CM-5412.   My surprise is b/c these 
> are amongst the earliest of models.

    At the risk of jinxing my drives, I have a Tandy 6000HD with two 
operational Tandon TM503 drives.  The only thing done was to reformat.

Mike Loewen				mloewen at
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